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Lakota Country Times: Sen. Tester pushes for tribal college funds (04/17)
At time when Indian Country’s allies are few and far between, Senator John Tester (D-Montana) is going to bat for tribes and asking congress to provide more funding for tribal colleges.

Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots (04/16)
The bill faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Lakota Country Times: Program brings healthy food to Pine Ridge (04/16)
For students on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation finding access to healthy and nutrient dense foods is often a struggle for a variety of reasons.

Judge Judy chooses reservation school for graduation speech (04/15)
Alexus Uentillie, a young member of the Navajo Nation, submitted the winning essay in a national contest.

WBUR: Reporter discusses youth suicide in Oglala Sioux Tribe (04/15)
Since December, seven young people -- including a 12-year-old -- have committed suicide on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Vote delayed on bill to restrict use of Indian mascots in Colorado (04/14)
One Democrat was going to vote no, which would have left the bill one vote short of what it needed for passage in the Colorado House.

Oglala Sioux Tribe struggles to address suicide among its youth (04/13)
Since December, seven young people -- including a 12-year-old -- have committed suicide on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Native Sun News: Troubled reservation school work back on track (04/13)
If all goes as planned under new approach to a Lame Deer Elementary School expansion project funded by Impact Aid, students at Northern Cheyenne will start next school year in new classrooms.

Steve Russell: Shocking students with the truth about US history (04/13)
There’s a word, sophomoric, that describes one of the few downsides of the professoring trade. If you teach college students, it describes your very own personal Groundhog Day.

Elder from Southern Ute Tribe teaches language in public school (04/10)
Fewer than 40 people still speak the Ute language on a regular basis.

Public schools in Texas adjust policies after Apache boy's case (04/10)
A young member of the Lipan Apache Tribe had to go to court to fight for his right to wear long hair to school.

Ho-Chunk Nation player makes history with championship finale (04/09)
Bronson Koenig was the first Native American to start and play in an NCAA finals game, according to NDNSports.Com

Editorial: Include tribal history in public schools in Washington (04/08)
A decade’s worth of work by tribal leaders, educators, legislators and activists has shown that having difficult conversations about issues of race, history and culture is necessary and productive.

Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band man (04/08)
The San Diego Padres are keeping a promise to Matt LaChappa so he can maintain his health insurance.

First Lady Obama speaks to Native youth at White House session (04/08)
The first lady said Native youth are working hard to succeed despite facing numerous obstacles that she traced to genocide, forced removal and the boarding school system.

Comanche Nation examines historic lance owned by famed chief (04/07)
The lance was owned by Quanah Parker and dates to the 1870s.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe vice chair a 'hero' for language work (04/07)
Jessie 'Little Doe' Baird single-handedly revived a language that hadn't been spoken on a regular basis in hundreds of years.

Film documents Eastern Cherokee efforts to preserve language (04/07)
The film, First Language – The Race to Save Cherokee, follows students at the New Kituwah Academy, the tribe's immersion school.

New Mexico reports high rate of obesity among Indian children (04/06)
Among third grade students, a whopping 52.8 percent of American Indians are considered overweight or obese.

Protection order in Tulalip Tribes case wasn't shared with state (04/03)
A tribal member purchased five firearms, including one used in a fatal school shooting, despite being subject to domestic violence order.

Inter Tribal Council of Arizona files trust mismanagement case (04/03)
A wealthy family that benefited from the closure of the Phoenix Indian School has reneged on a deal to provide $34.9 million for Indian education.

Sarah Eagle Heart: Boarding schools taught us to be ashamed (04/03)
There were 500 Indian boarding schools in 18 states administered by several denominations beginning in 1819, and as late as 1973, called the Indian Boarding School Era.

DOI transfers another $12M from buy-back to scholarship fund (04/02)
The scholarship fund now holds more than $17 million and applications should be available soon.

Dominique Alan Fenton: Racism at core of Native youth suicide (04/02)
Between December 1 and March 23, Pine Ridge Hospital treated 241 patients under 19 who actively planned, attempted or committed suicide.

Student newspaper apologizes for 'Trail of Schmears' fake story (04/02)
The parody made light of a recent race-related incident involving an African-American student.

Tulalip man charged for buying firearm used in school shooting (03/31)
Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr., 42, acquired five guns at a store on the reservation. One was used in the fatal October 2014 shooting.

School to use IHS grant to bring Native students into medicine (03/31)
The Native American Research and Training Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine received the $975,000 grant.

Ellie Reynolds: Native people used as pawns in mascot debates (03/31)
As a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, the suffocating political correctness policing of every aspect of our lives concerns me.

Kevin Abourezk: Students retrace journey of Chief Standing Bear (03/30)
In 1877, Standing Bear led his people on a forced march to Oklahoma from their home in northeast Nebraska.

Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (03/25)
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.

Board still working on delivering money for Cobell scholarships (03/25)
The American Indian Graduate Center will be handling the fund as the new administrator.

Eastern Cherokees work to teach language to new generations (03/25)
The New Kituwah Academy, an immersion school, is expanding.

Simon Moya-Smith: NFL team must eliminate racist mascot too (03/24)
I'll protect children first before I protect anyone's right to harm them.

Bill in Colorado restricts use of Indian mascots in public schools (03/24)
At least 10 schools in the state continue to use Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

Ryan Winn: Tribal colleges committed to improving lives of all (03/23)
On average, a degree at a TCU costs a student $14,566 annually, which is below the national average of $20,234.

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