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Education Department hosts Native youth for roundtable in DC Education Department hosts Native youth for roundtable in DC (07/21)
Participants in the Pathkeepers Indigenous Knowledge Native Youth Culture Camp will share their ideas and concerns with senior officials.
Lakota Country Times: Fire deals huge setback to Rosebud Sioux children's program Lakota Country Times: Fire deals huge setback to Rosebud Sioux children's program (07/21)
Staff of the Lakota Tiwahe Center are working hard to resume services after a fire completely destroyed the building which housed the program and the records of children.
Interior Department sends more money for Cobell scholarships Interior Department sends more money for Cobell scholarships (07/20)
The scholarship fund now boasts a balance of about $40 million and offers went out to another 733 students this month.
Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long search Native mother unable to visit daughter's grave after long search (07/19)
Therese Ukaliannuk traveled to Quebec to find the resting place of Marieyvonne but didn't find the burial site.
Native mother locates grave of daughter who died after being sent to residential school Native mother locates grave of daughter who died after being sent to residential school (07/18)
Marieyvonne Alaka was only four years old when she was sent to a residential school. She died four years later.
Lakota Country Times: School for girls prepares to open on Pine Ridge Lakota Country Times: School for girls prepares to open on Pine Ridge (07/15)
The Anpo Wicahpi Pine Ridge School for Girls is accepting applications for 6th and 7th grades and looks to start the school year on August 23, 2016.
Bill to create commission on Native youth inches closer to passage Bill to create commission on Native youth inches closer to passage (07/14)
S.246, the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act, only needs to clear one more hurdle.
Seneca Nation sends delegation to Carlisle boarding school site Seneca Nation sends delegation to Carlisle boarding school site (07/14)
Tribal members held sites at the site and visited the cemetery, where at least three young Seneca are buried.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe studies historic villages on reservation Ute Mountain Ute Tribe studies historic villages on reservation (07/12)
The Colorado tribe is hoping to interest more of its people in the anthropology and archaeology field.
Erich Longie: Curse is finally lifted as 'Sioux' mascot goes away Erich Longie: Curse is finally lifted as 'Sioux' mascot goes away (07/11)
What this really comes down to is this: a few hardcore and racist Fighting Sioux nickname fans just can’t stand to let American Indians 'win one.'
Lawmakers set to take up funding bill for Indian Country programs Lawmakers set to take up funding bill for Indian Country programs (07/05)
The appropriations measure offers increases for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux citizen graduates from West Point Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux citizen graduates from West Point (07/04)
Dakota Robinson endured the intense educational and military training and graduated in the top 15 percentile of his class from the military academy at West Point, New York.
Terri Miles: New leader of university center is only playing Indian Terri Miles: New leader of university center is only playing Indian (07/04)
The First Nations Educational and Cultural Center has been a hard fought creation over the past 11 years with many Native American students and faculty putting in thousands of volunteer hours.
Lumbee Tribe settles lawsuit over unauthorized use of trademarks Lumbee Tribe settles lawsuit over unauthorized use of trademarks (07/01)
A beer distributor has agreed to contribute to education and youth programs after using the tribe's name, logo and slogan without consent.
White Mountain Apache Tribe recognizes student achievement White Mountain Apache Tribe recognizes student achievement (07/01)
More than 50 tribal students who maintained a 4.0 grade point average were inducted into the National Native American Honor Society.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system continues to oppress us Ivan Star Comes Out: Education system continues to oppress us (07/01)
We must realize that we are suffering not because of the acts of wicked people, but because of our own silence.
White Mountain Apache Tribe welcomes 'significant' discovery of meteorites White Mountain Apache Tribe welcomes 'significant' discovery of meteorites (06/30)
In partnership with the tribe, researchers from Arizona State University found 15 meteorites on the reservation.
Vi Waln: Don't let politics get in the way of our children's education Vi Waln: Don't let politics get in the way of our children's education (06/30)
Change will happen when we elect or appoint candidates who have the experience, knowledge, and most importantly, the integrity to work in the best interest of the group they are elected to serve.
Sorry but DNA tests cannot confirm a person's Native ancestry Sorry but DNA tests cannot confirm a person's Native ancestry (06/29)
Professor Kim Tallbear, a member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, and Dr. Nanibaa' Garrison, a member of the Navajo Nation, explain why.
Nooksack Tribe fires elder who spoke out against disenrollment Nooksack Tribe fires elder who spoke out against disenrollment (06/29)
George Adams also was removed from a council meeting after he criticized tribal leaders in the Lhechelesem language.
Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session (06/28)
Tribal leaders hailed positive outcomes on tribal court jurisdiction, domestic violence and affirmative action.
Indigenous Digital Archive Project wins grant for online database Indigenous Digital Archive Project wins grant for online database (06/27)
Federal government documents from the boarding school era will be accessible to tribal members.
Native Sun News: Rebuilding the Lakota Nation through education Native Sun News: Rebuilding the Lakota Nation through education (06/27)
This year 123 students made June 19 'the best day of the year' for Thomas Short Bull, President of Oglala Lakota College.
Supreme Court backs affirmative action policy in long-running case Supreme Court backs affirmative action policy in long-running case (06/23)
By a narrow 4-3 vote, the nation's highest court finally ruled on the merits of a case that began in 2008.
Editorial: Washington school bans NFL team's apparel on campus Editorial: Washington school bans NFL team's apparel on campus (06/22)
Washington team owner Daniel Snyder should take note of the fact he is losing the battle with America’s next generation.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge Reservation graduates celebrate Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge Reservation graduates celebrate (06/22)
Nearly 500 students from all across the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have fulfilled the requirements of their respected institutions this spring.
Arne Vainio: Congratulating our graduates on a major milestone Arne Vainio: Congratulating our graduates on a major milestone (06/16)
Major life transitions should always carry ceremonies.
Delphine Red Shirt: Trust yourself to keep the Lakota language alive Delphine Red Shirt: Trust yourself to keep the Lakota language alive (06/15)
It's up to us to figure out how best to teach the Lakota language among ourselves.
Native Sun News: High school graduates receive eagle feathers Native Sun News: High school graduates receive eagle feathers (06/15)
On May 18, the Tiospaye (families) of the 2016 Native American graduates of the Rapid City Area School System showed up by the hundreds to show their support.
Geek Squad Academy takes digital camp to Choctaw Nation youth Geek Squad Academy takes digital camp to Choctaw Nation youth (06/14)
About 180 students from the Oklahoma tribe are getting a crash course in the latest technologies.
White House recognizes Native woman as a Champion of Change White House recognizes Native woman as a Champion of Change (06/13)
Renee Fredericks of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council has been helping youth connect their traditions with technology.
Indigenous youth in Paraguay forced into labor in wealthy homes Indigenous youth in Paraguay forced into labor in wealthy homes (06/13)
Thousands of indigenous children in Paraguay are falling victim to a centuries-old system of forced labor.
Native Sun News: Reservation athletes largely missing at track and field championship Native Sun News: Reservation athletes largely missing at track and field championship (06/10)
There were plenty of gutsy, record setting performances at Howard Wood Field last Saturday, but what was missing was the majority of gifted athletes from reservation area schools.
Brandon Ecoffey: Making the Lakota language a priority in our paper Brandon Ecoffey: Making the Lakota language a priority in our paper (06/10)
At Lakota Country Times we have made a commitment to furthering the conversation surrounding the Lakota language.
Indian school alumni gather for Father's Day powwow in Nevada Indian school alumni gather for Father's Day powwow in Nevada (06/09)
Over 200 dancers and more than 30 arts, crafts and food vendors, along with former students and their families, are expected at the annual event.

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