Northern Arapaho Tribe reclaims remains of students who died at Carlisle boarding school (August 14, 2017)
A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe came to the former Carlisle boarding school to reclaim the remains of three young students but only two were identified.
Families in more than half of Native American homes in Arizona now speak only English at home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Anpo Wicahpi Pine Ridge Girls’ School is getting ready for its second year of educating girls on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe is overseeing the disinterment of three children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
The Department of Justice is refuting news reports about potential changes in its treatment of affirmative action admissions policies.
The 48th annual UTTC International Powwow will feature a special honoring for tribal citizens who served in the World War I era.
An ideal Native Studies curriculum will teach students that the Catholic system of domination resulted in a traumatic holocaust in California, Steven Newcomb writes for Indian Country Media Network.
A museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, is preparing for the city's 300th anniversary in 2018 with an exhibit that features tribal artifacts.
The first tribal college in Oklahoma is shutting down at the end of the July 2017.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.
A new professor at the University of Oklahoma's Native American Studies Department claims to be Choctaw but key documents indicate that isn't the case.
A federal appeals court ruled that the Navajo Nation Labor Commission can decide a labor dispute between school districts and their employees on Navajo land.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets on July 12 to consider bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.
The Fort Peck Tribes are asking the Trump administration to investigate discrimination and racism at public schools on their reservation in Montana.
Parents from the Onondaga Nation pulled their children out of a public school in New York after officials refused to hire one of their own as principal.
Two public school districts in Arizona have lost their challenge to the Navajo Nation's sovereignty.
Assemblyman Todd Gloria (D), a citizen of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes, is sponsoring a bill to ensure Native students can wear their regalia to graduation ceremonies in California.
A five-year-old girl missing one of her top teeth was singing songs from one of the animated princess movies when her mom brought her to my office, worried about a worsening cough.
A meteorite that landed on tribal land in Arizona a year ago now bears an Apache name.
The new leader of the Department of the Interior wants a 'candid conversation' about Indian education but it apparently doesn't include more funding.
Lawmakers in Massachusetts held a public hearing for a bill that outlaws the use of Indian imagery in public schools.
A public school district in Montana is apologizing after a student from the Blackfeet Nation wasn't allowed to wear a painted cap for graduation.
The Trump administration has finally released the 'greenbook' for the Bureau of Indian Affairs although few are happy to be reading it.
A unique meteorite discovered on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona has a name in the Apache language.
The goal of the Voices of Our Ancestors program is to keep the Dakota language alive for future generations.
Holly Cook Macarro, a citizen of the Red Lake Nation, is the new president of the board of directors for the American Indian Graduate Center.
Four tribal citizens said they were denied entrance to a high school basketball game based on their race.
Instilling Navajo values, culture and tradition within students can help combat the looming threat on Navajo land: the loss of the Navajo language.
Tribes are telling allies in Congress that the president's forthcoming cuts violate the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.
Legislation to bring more teachers to Indian Country, recognize the tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers and improve economic opportunities on reservations are advancing on Capitol Hill.
The House Appropriations Committee is holding four sessions to learn about health, housing, education and other needs in tribal communities.
Lawmakers are taking action on bills to recruit and retain Native teachers, extend federal recognition to six tribes in Virginia and boost economic development in Indian Country.
Attorneys for the Bureau of Indian Affairs admitted the student suffered burns while making fry bread but a judge said the federal government can't be held liable.
Tribes are still waiting for the Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
DeLesslin 'Roo' George-Warren is part of the 2017 class of Dreamstarters, an initiative of Running Strong for American Indian Youth.
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