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Filed Under: Education | National
Lac Courte Oreilles youth represent tribe at White House meeting (12/10)
Preston and Niizhoo Sullivan sang for President Barack Obama and got to meet him.

Filed Under: Law | National
NPR: DOJ to assert greater role in Indian Child Welfare Act cases (12/08)
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice will take action to prevent the 'unnecessary and illegal removal' of Indian children from Indian homes.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
President Obama makes Native youth a priority in administration (12/04)
The Generation Indigenous initiative includes a Cabinet listening tour and the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Videos from sixth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference (12/04)
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden spoke at this year's event.

Filed Under: Law | National
Indian farmers protest foundation with $380M Keepseagle funds (12/04)
Lead plaintiff Marilyn Keepseagle spoke out in court against the proposal.

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Vice President Biden calls for inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (12/04)
Alaska tribes are excluded from provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: National | Politics
White House Fact Sheet: Sixth annual Tribal Nations Conference (12/03)
Information from the White House about the sixth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
White House to host first-ever Tribal Youth Gathering next year (12/03)
President Obama is building on his visit with tribal youth on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation this past June.

Filed Under: National | Politics
President Obama welcomes 12 tribal leaders to White House (12/02)
The tribal leaders represent 12 regions in Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Vice President Joe Biden to address Tribal Nations Conference (12/02)
The vice president will focus on landmark provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal authority over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: Education
Leech Lake Band sends youth to DC for Capitol Christmas Tree (12/01)
This year's tree comes from a national forest that lies within reservation boundaries.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Judge allows NFL team lawsuit against young Native activists (11/26)
The team is suing the six young activists in federal court in Virginia.

Filed Under: Education | National
White House invites youth to DC for Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
A few dozen youth from across Indian Country will be taking part in the meeting on December 3.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tentative schedule for White House Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
President Barack Obama is expected to join tribal leaders on the afternoon of December 3.

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Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Medal of Freedom at White House (11/24)
The ceremony will be webcast at 2:15pm Eastern time.

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Obamas welcome youth from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to DC (11/21)
The youth were greeted at the Oval Office and were treated to lunch by the president and the first lady.

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Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth to join White House meet (11/21)
Last year a star freshman point guard inspired a reservation with a message of hope designed to prevent suicide.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Greg Grey Cloud explains Lakota honor song after Senate vote (11/20)
Young activist was thanking the lawmakers who rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Center for Native American Youth hosts panel discussion in DC (11/19)
Actor Chaske Spencer will share his story in hopes of addressing misperceptions of Native people.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill (11/19)
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.

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