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Filed Under: Law
Three charged with murder for death of Mississippi Choctaw man (08/28)
Jonis Keith Joe, 37, was stabbed to death sometime on August 15.

Filed Under: Education | National
Five-year-old Navajo boy sent home from school for his long hair (08/28)
The boy's parents had to prove his tribal affiliation before he was allowed to attend kindergarten classes.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation puts youth to work for summer (08/27)
Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker thanks young interns for working at tribal enterprises over the summer.

Filed Under: Education
Wind River Reservation students enjoy back-to-school haircuts (08/20)
Dozens of students on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming are getting free back-to-school haircuts.

Filed Under: Canada
Authorities in Manitoba probe murder of 15-year-old Native girl (08/18)
Tina Fontaine was from the Sagkeeng First Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Oglala Sioux group runs 477 miles to protest Keystone XL plan (08/08)
About 20 tribal members ran across Nebraska to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of the controversial pipeline

Filed Under: Law | National
Suit filed over tasing of nine-year-old from Rosebud Sioux Tribe (08/08)
The mother of the girl is suing the city of Pierre, its police chief and police officers for the October 2013 tasering incident.

Filed Under: Sports
White Mountain Apache baseball player aims for major leagues (08/05)
Sebastian Kessay recently returned home to Arizona to host a baseball camp for youth.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native youth leader asks President Obama a tough question (08/04)
Vance Home Gun said the president didn't really answer his question about Native languages and culture.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Teen held for brutal murder of 13-year-old Alaska Native girl (08/04)
The 14-year-old boy faces a hearing to determine whether he will be tried as an adult or a juvenile for the murder of Mackenzie Howard.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Chippewa Cree Tribe takes Original Americans Foundation money (08/01)
Tribal officials see nothing wrong with taking money that supports NFL Washington team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Erik Stegman: Racist mascots continue to hurt our Native youth (07/31)
Erik Stegman of the Center for American Progress discusses how racist mascots hurt Native youth.

Filed Under: Health | National | Sports
Notah Begay to be inducted into Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame (07/31)
The Navajo / Pueblo golfer helped lead the team to the national championships in 1994.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (07/29)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (07/29)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
NIEA heads to Capitol Hill to advocate for Native language bills (07/28)
President Barack Obama has seen first-hand how Native language programs are creating a new generation of speakers.

Filed Under: Opinion
Troy Eid: Marijuana experiment in Colorado hurts Indian youth (07/28)
Attorney Troy Eid, the chairman of the Indian Law and Order Commission, calls on Congress to address the legalization of marijuana in states like Colorado.

Filed Under: Canada | Law | Sports
Two Native girls charged with assault for hockey game brawl (07/24)
A coach said referees at the game were making racist remarks at the players.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native youth hospitalized after being shot by police officer (07/22)
The shooting occurred at a baseball field in front of a number of children.

Filed Under: Education
University of California welcomes Native youth to campus (07/22)
About 30 Native youth, some as young as 12, took part in week-long program.

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