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Ivan Star Comes Out: We must speak Lakota to keep it from dying Ivan Star Comes Out: We must speak Lakota to keep it from dying (01/12)
As Lakota educators, we must realize that despite the great promise shown by dictionaries and other works, our language is still dying.
Cobell scholarship fund grows to $47M thanks to buy-back effort Cobell scholarship fund grows to $47M thanks to buy-back effort (01/11)
More than $5.25 million in scholarships have been awarded as a result of the Cobell trust fund settlement.
Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pick Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pick (01/11)
Betsy DeVos, a Michigan billionaire, doesn't have experience in Indian issues but her policies would affect the overwhelming majority of Indian students.
Hopi Tribe banishes non-Indian couple accused of federal fraud Hopi Tribe banishes non-Indian couple accused of federal fraud (01/10)
Thane Epefanio and his wife, Michelle, worked at a private religious school on the reservation in Arizona.
Indian Health Service to award scholarships and loan repayments Indian Health Service to award scholarships and loan repayments (01/10)
The agency plans to award about $13.7 million in scholarships and about $30 million in loan repayments.
Statue of imprisoned activist Leonard Peltier coming down in D.C. Statue of imprisoned activist Leonard Peltier coming down in D.C. (01/03)
American University initially took no position on the 9-foot-tall wooden statue but changed course after hearing from an FBI-affiliated group.
Sycuan Band unveils museum located at site of ancestral village Sycuan Band unveils museum located at site of ancestral village (01/03)
The Sycuan Cultural Resource Center and Museum displays artifacts uncovered at the village of Matamo.
Mark Trahant: Denise Juneau keeps eyes open for next opportunity Mark Trahant: Denise Juneau keeps eyes open for next opportunity (12/19)
Pull back the lens and look at the past eight years and Denise Juneau’s term as Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Lakota Country Times: Tournament isn't just about basketball Lakota Country Times: Tournament isn't just about basketball (12/14)
Several important events based in Lakota culture have become fan favorites at the annual Lakota Nation Invitational.
Lakota Country Times: Red Cloud team stands out on the court Lakota Country Times: Red Cloud team stands out on the court (12/14)
The Crusaders are as confident as ever as they look to qualify for their first state tournament appearance in nearly a decade.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge girls team aims for state title in South Dakota Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge girls team aims for state title in South Dakota (12/14)
After coming off one of its best seasons in years, the Little Wound Lady Mustangs seeded number two at the 40th annual Lakota Nation Invitational.
Lakota Country Times: Lower Brule team hopes to make splash at LNI Lakota Country Times: Lower Brule team hopes to make splash at LNI (12/14)
The blossoming Lower Brule High School basketball program is looking to make a splash at this year's Lakota Nation Invitational.
Lakota Country Times: Big Native basketball tournament opens in South Dakota Lakota Country Times: Big Native basketball tournament opens in South Dakota (12/14)
The 40th annual Lakota Nation Invitational is set to be one of the biggest and best to date.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth compete in arts festival Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth compete in arts festival (12/13)
Little Wound School on the Pine Ridge Reservation qualified students in five categories for the 2016 South Dakota Oral Interpretation Festival.
Senate committee ready for hearing on Cobell buy-back program Senate committee ready for hearing on Cobell buy-back program (12/05)
A panel of tribal and federal witnesses will discuss the $1.9 billion land consolidation effort at the December 7 hearing.
Native Sun News Today: Duane Big Crow relishes role as football coach on Pine Ridge Reservation Native Sun News Today: Duane Big Crow relishes role as football coach on Pine Ridge Reservation (12/01)
By any measure, Duane Big Crow is a success at his chosen profession.
Native youth remain hopeful as nation transitions to new president Native youth remain hopeful as nation transitions to new president (11/30)
The #NoDAPL movement, preventing suicide and promoting educational opportunities are among the top priorities of the new generation in Indian Country.
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne college hosts language summit Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne college hosts language summit (11/30)
Chief Dull Knife College on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation hosted a state-wide tribal language summit in mid-November.
Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibit Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibit (11/22)
An exhibit that explores how horses have shaped the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people is being presented at the Red Cloud Indian School’s Heritage Center.
Native Sun News Today: 'Warrior woman' Petra Wilson wins Indian education award Native Sun News Today: 'Warrior woman' Petra Wilson wins Indian education award (11/22)
Sitting in her father’s law office in downtown Rapid City, Petra Wilson doesn’t look like a warrior, but that is how Della Frank, who nominated her for the National Indian Education Parent of the Year award described her.
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous thought guides #StandingRockSyllabus Peter d'Errico: Indigenous thought guides #StandingRockSyllabus (11/21)
'The battle at Standing Rock to defend Native lands and waters offers a great opportunity for teachers in a range of disciplines.'
Stanley Heller: War Secretary Calhoun called for 'civilized' tribes Stanley Heller: War Secretary Calhoun called for 'civilized' tribes (11/11)
'In all John C. Calhoun made 41 treaties with Indian nations, all but five required Native Americans to cede land to the U.S.'
Two key leadership positions filled at Bureau of Indian Affairs in DC Two key leadership positions filled at Bureau of Indian Affairs in DC (11/02)
The Bureau of Indian Education has a new director to replace one who left amid scandal.
Delphine Red Shirt: We can't always blame others for Native language losses Delphine Red Shirt: We can't always blame others for Native language losses (11/02)
It is true that Indian boarding schools throughout the U.S. tried their best to keep children from speaking their Native languages.
Native Sun News Today: Ben Nighthorse Campbell honored as 'Trailblazer' Native Sun News Today: Ben Nighthorse Campbell honored as 'Trailblazer' (10/31)
The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums honors one person who has made a significant contribution to preserving indigenous cultural heritage.
Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assault Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assault (10/26)
The federally-operated institution in Kansas is facing two lawsuits in connection with an unresolved sexual assault case.
Delphine Red Shirt: Teach the Lakota language like our elders wanted Delphine Red Shirt: Teach the Lakota language like our elders wanted (10/25)
In teaching and learning, we need to listen to those who came before and follow their wise guidance.
Haskell University confirms president is still under investigation Haskell University confirms president is still under investigation (10/20)
President Venida Chenault is being accused of nepotism because her son is employed at the federally-operated institution.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system diminishes Native people Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system diminishes Native people (10/20)
As Natives, we have been omitted from history texts, as taught in the American school system.
Mary Annette Pember: Teaching a new generation of water protectors Mary Annette Pember: Teaching a new generation of water protectors (10/19)
Student: 'We aren’t just sitting around out here talking bad about the pipeline. We have resources.'
Doug George-Kanentiio: A voice for residential school survivors Doug George-Kanentiio: A voice for residential school survivors (10/19)
For once in our lives we need to have the respect of deciding how we can secure true peace on our terms.
Obama administration hails increase in Indian student graduation rates Obama administration hails increase in Indian student graduation rates (10/17)
According to the White House, 71.6 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives completed high school, a big improvement from just a few years ago.
President Obama signs Native youth commission bill into law President Obama signs Native youth commission bill into law (10/14)
More so than any other president, Barack Obama has maintained a strong connection with Native youth.
Top education official in North Dakota insists Defenders of the Water School lacks approval Top education official in North Dakota insists Defenders of the Water School lacks approval (10/12)
The state's top education official is questioning the existence of one of the success stories of the #NoDAPL movement.
Native students condemn 'racist' images used in official program at Yale University Native students condemn 'racist' images used in official program at Yale University (10/12)
Officials at the Ivy League institution apologized for the use of the stereotypical imagery.

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