Nizhoni Tallas, who grew up on the Navajo Nation, says her passion for the environment started at a young age.
Montana State University will commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 with a series of educational and cultural events throughout October.
Everyone knows that our language, culture, and history, have been targeted for eradication by the federal government.
When Carla Douglas was born, her mother wanted a daughter so badly she named the young child Carla Georgina and began dressing her in girl's clothing.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is telling is own story at a new cultural center and museum on the reservation.
Bridgett Wheeler, the director of cultural and education programs for the Coquille Tribe, plans to focus on implementing historically accurate, culturally appropriate Native curriculum in every public school district.


A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service ahead of time.

For the last couple of semesters, students and staff at Western Dakota Tech have been gathering for a prayer circle to begin the semester.

The Wind River Reservation and the University of Wyoming are growing partnerships across the board and it’s all having a positive effect on Indian student enrollment.

While there has been a recent growing awareness of Indigenous cultures at Canadian universities, racism, violence and dismissal still dominate conversations on campus.

An 'anonymous farmer' mowed down a 2-acre plot of corn on the Winnebago Reservation, threatening programs for Indian students.

Whitnee Pearce has hit the ground running in her new position as head of Indian education in Rapid City, South Dakota.

A new farmers market represents another step toward food sovereignty for the Winnebago Tribe.

Stone tools and artifacts unearthed from an archeological dig in Idaho suggest that people lived in the area 16,000 years ago, more than a thousand years earlier than previously thought.

Modernizing the Johnson-O’Malley Program for Indian students is going to take a lot of work.

From freeing Indian activist Leonard Peltier to improving Indian health care, the 2020 candidates for president didn't run from the difficult issues at the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.

The educational system on the Indian reservations across America have always operated at the whims of the federal government.

Prior to European contact, North America was home to speakers of around 400 Native languages.

Bacone College in Oklahoma continues to gain support from Indian nations.

For Indigenous peoples, language is truly the breath of life.

A Catholic school student plans to appeal after a $250 million libel lawsuit against The Washington Post was thrown out of court.

Denise Lajimodiere has kept her promise to Indian boarding school survivors with this sacred oath of a book.

The $725 million backlog in maintenance at Indian schools is just the tip of the iceberg.

A partnership between Montana State University’s Department of Native American Studies and the Blackfeet Nation received a grant valued at $2 million to support sustainable agriculture for the Piikani people.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s new cultural center, Hocokata Ti, opens to the public on July 26, 2019.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal land claims, tribal self-governance, Indian education and Indian policy.

Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is gearing up for more activity following the recent holiday recess.

Aging roads, bridges and facilities in tribal communities are in need of critical improvements, maintenance and outright replacement.

The Teacher Institute program gives educators a better understanding of American Indian history, culture and art.

Winona 'Hawatay' Mitchell Caramony was the oldest living Omaha tribal citizen and one of her tribe’s last fluent speakers.

Democrats are holding their first presidential debates but the candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating.

A new marker recognizes the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk, acknowledges the circumstances that led to their forced removal, and honors the tribe's history of resistance and resilience.

Rael Trosper’s short life has been touched by the kind of trauma and loss that would send others into a tailspin.

Marty Waukazoo is arguably the greatest basketball player the Lakota nation has ever produced.

Democrats are hoping to avoid another shutdown of the federal government, like the one that crippled tribal and urban Indian communities earlier in the year.