Native Sun News Today: Non-Native mother accused of abducting her child from reservation (April 13, 2018)

A non-Native mother walked into a first grade class and took her biological child against the custody terms issued through the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

Bureau of Indian Affairs teachers accepted illegal payments from tribe (April 10, 2018)

As school teachers across the nation walk out in protest of inadequate funding, some in Indian Country found a way to cope with their below-average salaries.

Native Sun News Today: Public high school is first to offer treaty class (April 10, 2018)

A high school on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation is the first in the nation with a treaty class.

Chip Colwell: Rights of the dead and the living clash over DNA studies (April 6, 2018)

By the end of the 20th century, U.S. museums held the remains of some 200,000 Native American skeletons.

Native students selected for prestigious internships in nation's capital (April 5, 2018)

A dozen students representing 9 tribes and 11 universities have been selected for a prestigious internship program in Washington, D.C.

Sherry Treppa: Native women continue to inspire our tribal communities (April 5, 2018)

The tradition of community empowerment driven by women is not only ingrained in the Pomo tribe, it is also deeply embedded in Native culture beyond our borders.

Native students subjected to higher rates of discipline in public schools (April 4, 2018)

Native American students are subjected to higher rates of discipline than their counterparts at public schools, according to a new government report.

Indian students win round in bid to hold government accountable (April 2, 2018)

Indian students who are seeking a better education have won an early round in their historic lawsuit against the federal government.

National Indian Education Association supports teacher walkout (April 2, 2018)

The nation's largest Indian education organization is throwing its support behind a teacher strike in Oklahoma due to large numbers of Indian students in the Sooner State.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Why aren't there any Native lacrosse coaches? (April 2, 2018)

Lacrosse is our game, invented by the Iroquois as an alternative to war and as a sport which has profound spiritual implications.

MSU News: Chippewa Cree student bridges worlds with hand drum (March 30, 2018)

One Montana State University student has bridged the distance between two different worlds with his voice.

Top Indian education official in New Mexico accepts 'termination' (March 30, 2018)

The top Indian education official in New Mexico was fired from her job last week.for unexplained reasons and no one wants to talk about it.

Navajo Nation claims victory over Trump in federal funding fight (March 28, 2018)

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are rejoicing after a federal judge rebuked the Trump administration for reducing the tribe's Head Start funds.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Lakota values obliterated in school system (March 28, 2018)

Our youth deserve a life far better than the one we have endured.

Sherry Treppa: Sharing our tribal histories through storytelling (March 27, 2018)

The continuing legacy of the Native American people is one of courage and tenacity against seemingly insurmountable opposition.

Indian Country sees 'real progress' with $1.3 trillion spending bill (March 26, 2018)

Increases for Indian schools, tribal courts, victims of crime and other key initiatives are now law thanks to bipartisan action in Congress.

Mark Trahant: Business as usual in D.C. is good for Indian Country (March 26, 2018)

Federal Indian programs, some of which had been slated for either elimination or deep cuts by the Trump administration, continue on course.

Native Sun News Today: Young Lakota basketball star heads to Australia for tournament (March 26, 2018)

A Lower Brule Sioux basketball player has been invited to play in Australia for the Down Under Sports 30th annual basketball tournament in July.

Bureau of Indian Affairs strips blood quantum from proposed Johnson O'Malley rule (March 23, 2018)

Depending how you look at it, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is either catching up with old business or making things more complicated for the popular Johnson O'Malley education program.

Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge girls walk out for gun reform (March 22, 2018)

Thousands of students participated in walkouts from Rapid City to Pine Ridge to honor the 17 people who were killed in a school shooting in Florida.

Chickasaw citizen Kevin Washburn named dean of law school in Iowa (March 20, 2018)

Kevin Washburn, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is making history once again in academic circles.

American Indian Cultural Center and Museum names senior curator (March 19, 2018)

The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum is building up senior staff as construction resumes on the long-delayed facility in Oklahoma.

Cronkite News: Nationwide walkout a month after deadly school shooting (March 15, 2018)

Students and activists from coast to coast spoke at rallies, walked out of schools, registered to vote and observed 17 minutes of silence for the 14 students and three teachers shot to death one month ago in Florida.

YES! Magazine: Students explain why they want stronger gun laws (March 15, 2018)

'All of these students will be voting in the next four years. We will be in the driver’s seat.'

Indian students demand action to prevent violence at their schools (March 15, 2018)

Students across the nation, including many in Indian Country, are demanding action on gun reform in hopes of preventing violence at their places of learning.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation takes lead in rewarding teachers (March 14, 2018)

As the Chief of the Cherokee Nation and the son of public schoolteachers, it has troubled me to see the inaction at the state level as teachers across our great state struggle.

Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock youth are a big hit in D.C. (March 14, 2018)

'Native people have always been artistic. It’s in our blood and in our every way of life.'

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Questioning a new 'Indian education' effort (March 14, 2018)

We do not want further instability in Indian education.

Cronkite News: Students call for stronger gun control measures (March 13, 2018)

High-school student Jordan Harb delivered a gun control message to politicians: 'We want our lives taken into account.'

Choctaw Nation welcomes Irish prime minister for historic visit (March 13, 2018)

The Choctaw Nation welcomed the prime minister of Ireland for a historic visit that highlighted the strong ties between the two governments.

The Conversation: Science is catching up with indigenous knowledge (February 27, 2018)

In recent years, many scholars have become aware of the large body of information known as Traditional Knowledge.

YES! Magazine: Youth take lead from Standing Rock to school shootings (February 26, 2018)

As activists, youth have not always been visible. But past social justice movements show how effective they can be.

Cronkite News: Students march for removal of officers at their schools (February 26, 2018)

More than 100 students and activists marched through downtown Phoenix, Arizona saying law-enforcement officers placed in schools to protect students instead make them feel less safe on campus.

Cronkite News: Students stage walkout to call for reform of gun laws (February 22, 2018)

The captain of the Mesa High School basketball team started the protest on Snapchat. A 15-year-old sophomore merged the social media brainstorming into a solid plan.

Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks investigation into misuse of education funds (February 21, 2018)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe is calling on authorities to investigate the misuse of federal education funds in South Dakota.

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