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Filed Under: Education | National
White House to host first-ever Native youth conference on July 9 (04/24)
The White House Tribal Youth Gathering will take place July 9 in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Opinion
White House Blog: Improving the lives of Native American youth (04/22)
Native youth shared stories about strengthening their communities through public service and community engagement.

Filed Under: Politics
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (04/17)
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lawsuit seeks information on remarks at Indian law conference (04/14)
A top Department of Justice official said the government 'made mistakes' by advancing racially and culturally biased arguments in two historic Indian law cases.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (04/13)
The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | National
First Lady Obama speaks to Native youth at White House session (04/08)
The first lady said Native youth are working hard to succeed despite facing numerous obstacles that she traced to genocide, forced removal and the boarding school system.

Filed Under: National
First Lady Obama to deliver remarks at Native youth meeting (04/03)
The Creating Opportunity for Native Youth event is being held at the White House on April 8.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National | Trust
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona files trust mismanagement case (04/03)
A wealthy family that benefited from the closure of the Phoenix Indian School has reneged on a deal to provide $34.9 million for Indian education.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Original Americans Foundation claims work with over 50 tribes (04/03)
The Washington NFL team announced the organization more than a year ago but its financial activities remain a secret.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Sports
Paiute Tribe moves to oust leader for accepting NFL team's gifts (04/01)
Chairwoman Gari Lafferty accepted a free trip to Washington, D.C., and is feeling the fallout.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Storied 'Chief Ike' bar to close after 23 years in nation's capitol (03/24)
The owner of Chief Ike's Mambo Room grew up thinking the president of the United States was Indian.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: On new and honest relations with tribal nations (03/19)
King Kalākaua of Hawaii was the first foreign leader to address a Joint Session of Congress on December 18, 1874.

Filed Under: Law | National
Muscogee Nation helps unveil 1790 treaty for NMAI exhibit in DC (03/17)
The treaty, on loan from the National Archives, has never been displayed in public until now.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich receives Library of Congress prize (03/17)
The writer from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will receive the award at the National Book Festival in September.

Filed Under: Health
Plate Lab: A healthy granola bar inspired by Red Lake Nation rice (03/13)
A recipe from the Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Filed Under: Education | National
White House Blog: Launching the Gen-I Tribal Leader Challenge (03/12)
The White House is inviting tribal leaders to take concrete steps to engage with Native youth in their communities and help them complete the Gen-I Native Youth Challenge.

Filed Under: Education | National
Patty Talahongva: Native youth become Champions for Change (03/03)
Most adults might be uncomfortable talking about sexual abuse or suicide or even the loss of culture and language but there are some Native youth who are tackling these tough issues head on.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Just Joking: Humor from National Congress of American Indians (03/02)
Deflategate, hot flashes and Grandpa Senator drew laughs at NCAI's winter session in Washington, D.C., last week.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting (02/27)
The status of leadership at the Indian Health Service, updates from members of Congress and a tribal court jurisdiction case were some highlights from this week's session.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (02/26)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.

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