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Steve Russell: The best advertisement for an education in America Steve Russell: The best advertisement for an education in America (04/24)
Unlike previous presidents who had creditable scholastic backgrounds, Donald Trump appears leery of too much knowledge.
Native Sun News Today: Chickasaw citizen donates prom dresses to Pine Ridge youth Native Sun News Today: Chickasaw citizen donates prom dresses to Pine Ridge youth (04/24)
Every spring teenage girls at Pine Ridge high school get asked to their senior prom, and prom dresses are expensive.
Rosalyn LaPier: Tradition mixes with science in tribal communities Rosalyn LaPier: Tradition mixes with science in tribal communities (04/21)
For many Native Americans, myth and medicine, religion and science, are not viewed as separate, but are interwoven into the fabric of our lives.
American Indian Library Association battles Donald Trump's big budget cut American Indian Library Association battles Donald Trump's big budget cut (04/21)
President Donald Trump wants to eliminate all funding for a federal agency that helps libraries across Indian Country.
Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution (04/17)
The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.
Harold Monteau: Colleges need to bring in more Native athletes Harold Monteau: Colleges need to bring in more Native athletes (04/17)
Indian Players like Shoni Schimmel are mostly absent from NCAA D1 college basketball, so how can we get them noticed?
Interior Department makes 'final' transfer for Cobell scholarships Interior Department makes 'final' transfer for Cobell scholarships (04/13)
The $60 million ceiling -- the maximum authorized in the settlement -- was hit after just four years.
Steven Newcomb: What does it really mean to 'indigenize' curriculum? Steven Newcomb: What does it really mean to 'indigenize' curriculum? (04/11)
Something is missing from the expressed desire on the part of some people to ‘indigenize’ more things in the world, such as college curriculum materials.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe focuses on language and cultural efforts St. Regis Mohawk Tribe focuses on language and cultural efforts (04/05)
The tribe awarded $300,000 in grants for language, cultural and environmental programs on the reservation in New York.
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians enter into mascot agreement Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians enter into mascot agreement (04/04)
The Rogue River School District will keep its 'Chieftain' mascot and add tribal history to the curriculum
Cronkite News: Summit focuses on American Indians and disabilities Cronkite News: Summit focuses on American Indians and disabilities (04/03)
The 13th annual summit focused on Native Americans with disabilities – more specifically, the youth population.
Blackfeet Nation students enjoy surprise visit by Michelle Obama Blackfeet Nation students enjoy surprise visit by Michelle Obama (03/29)
The nine students from Browning High School in Montana spent a week in the nation's capital as part of cultural exchange.
Cherokee Nation donates a record $5M to public school districts Cherokee Nation donates a record $5M to public school districts (03/29)
The tribe shares 38 percent of revenues with 107 school districts in its 14-county jurisdictional area in Oklahoma.
Grand Ronde Tribes secure approval of school mascot agreement Grand Ronde Tribes secure approval of school mascot agreement (03/24)
The Oregon tribe is working with public schools to address their use of Indian imagery and to include tribal history in the classrooms.
Elizabeth LaPensée: Video games encourage indigenous culture Elizabeth LaPensée: Video games encourage indigenous culture (03/24)
Done right, games have the potential to be self-determined spaces, where Indigenous people can express themselves on their own terms.
Tim Giago: Sundays were always special at Pine Ridge boarding school Tim Giago: Sundays were always special at Pine Ridge boarding school (03/13)
Sundays were always special to us at the Holy Rosary Indian Mission boarding school.
Secretary Zinke vows to improve tribal consultation at Interior Department Secretary Zinke vows to improve tribal consultation at Interior Department (03/09)
The new leader of the Department of the Interior made his first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Trump administration.
Tristan Ahtone: 'Rez accents' are strengthening Native identities Tristan Ahtone: 'Rez accents' are strengthening Native identities (03/07)
Research shows that ethnic identity is shaped not only by the loss—and revitalization—of mother tongues but also by the remixing of English.
Tim Giago: Boarding school principal showed cruelty to animals Tim Giago: Boarding school principal showed cruelty to animals (03/06)
One of the things we missed the most when we were small boys institutionalized at the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation was pets.
Radio show host in Montana calls Indian basketball fans 'unruly' Radio show host in Montana calls Indian basketball fans 'unruly' (02/23)
Paul Mushaben of KCTR 102.9 called Indian basketball fans 'unruly' in a short post that was deleted from his station's website.
Mark Trahant: Indian programs gain 'high risk' label at worst time Mark Trahant: Indian programs gain 'high risk' label at worst time (02/20)
Federal Indian programs have been added to the “high-risk” category by the Government Accountability Office.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation school official worried about Trump era cuts Cronkite News: Navajo Nation school official worried about Trump era cuts (02/16)
The superintendent for Navajo schools said 'alarming' calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave tribal children without preschool programs or the education resources they desperately need to succeed.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation camps mix tradition and technology Cronkite News: Navajo Nation camps mix tradition and technology (02/10)
The STEM camps teach Navajo students, both middle and high school, how to merge chain reaction machines with storytelling and Navajo culture.
Native Sun News Today: School donates to Northern Cheyenne elders and youth Native Sun News Today: School donates to Northern Cheyenne elders and youth (02/09)
Chief Dull Knife College language and cultural instructor Burt Medicine Bull and his students had the opportunity to gift tribal elders and children with warm blankets and coats donated by the Lippon School in Ohio.
Tribal leaders and Indian educators concerned about Donald Trump's new Cabinet member Tribal leaders and Indian educators concerned about Donald Trump's new Cabinet member (02/08)
A billionaire with no experience in public education will have major sway over Indian youth as part of the president's new administration.
American Indian Graduate Center announces new executive director American Indian Graduate Center announces new executive director (02/02)
Angelique Albert has more than 20 years of experience in non-profits, philanthropy, and tribal education.
Carly McIntosh: Our education system is failing young people today Carly McIntosh: Our education system is failing young people today (02/01)
Post 2000, I do not understand the process of how we are educating the younger generation.
Native Sun News Today: Art students unveil 'Water Is Life' mural Native Sun News Today: Art students unveil 'Water Is Life' mural (01/30)
When art students embarked upon the task of creating a mural depicting 'Water is Life,' they learned the value of water.
Lakota Country Times: Grants create opportunity on tribal lands in South Dakota Lakota Country Times: Grants create opportunity on tribal lands in South Dakota (01/25)
Two organizations that work directly in Lakota Country received grants from the South Dakota Community Foundation and the Bush Foundation.
Cronkite News: Havasupai students sue over failures in federal education system Cronkite News: Havasupai students sue over failures in federal education system (01/23)
Nine students in the Havasupai Nation have filed a lawsuit claiming that agencies including the Bureau of Indian Education 'have knowingly failed to provide basic general education' to children in the remote area of Arizona.
Steven Newcomb: Museum hides truth about invasion of tribal land Steven Newcomb: Museum hides truth about invasion of tribal land (01/23)
'Millions were spent on replica ship used to invade Native nations.'
Lakota Country Times:  New Oglala Sioux leader encourages youth Lakota Country Times: New Oglala Sioux leader encourages youth (01/20)
Newly-elected Oglala Sioux President Scott Weston addressed young entrepreneurs at the Lakota Nation Invitational's business plan competition and outlined plans for his administration going forward.
Delphine Red Shirt: Tournament is a testament to our talented Native youth Delphine Red Shirt: Tournament is a testament to our talented Native youth (01/17)
Most Native American students today embrace two worlds whether they know it or not.
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.

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