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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.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Center: Report outlines harmful effects of 'Indian' mascots (07/22)
Erik Stegman and Victoria Phillips discuss their new report about the harmful impacts of mascots on Indian youth.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Raina Thiele: Native youth participate in My Brother's Keeper (07/22)
Raina Thiele of the White House recaps My Brother's Keeper event that included Native youth.

Filed Under: Law | National
Teens accused of killing homeless Navajo men in New Mexico (07/21)
A fellow Navajo man witnessed part of the brutal attack.

Filed Under: Education | National
APM: Native Nations Institute surveying off-reservation youth (07/16)
The Native Nations Institute is conducting an online survey of Native youth who live away from their communities.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Macleans: Educational reforms for Native children out of reach (07/16)
Maclean’s associate editor Tamsin McMahon explores some of the reasons why educational reforms on First Nations have been elusive.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native mother plans to file suit over son's death in Alberta jail (07/16)
Edward Snowshoe, 24, had been kept in solitary confinement for 162 consecutive days.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Unique ceremony blends Navajo and Jewish culture (07/14)
Rabbi Marc Soloway shares a unique ceremony for Lila Crank that blender her Navajo and Jewish traditions.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Children remain vital to our survival as nation (07/09)
In the early part of contact with whites our very young Lakota children were taken and put into boarding schools to brainwash them.

Filed Under: Education
Michigan Tech News: Short film explores indigenous identities (07/07)
Kalvin Hartwig, a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is raising funds for a short film about indigenous identity.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Young Navajo woman leads petition against racist trademarks (07/03)
Navajo lawmaker says more young people are fighting the mascot.

Filed Under: National
Young member from Mescalero Apache Tribe dies in drowning (07/02)
Keena Frizzell was an employee of the tribe's gaming facility.

Filed Under: National | Sports | World
Chris Wondolowski inspires youth of Kiowa Tribe to play soccer (07/02)
The U.S. Soccer Team got knocked out of the World Cup on Tuesday but Chris Wondolowski remains a hero to the Kiowa Tribe.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Yvette Roubideaux: Let's Move in Indian Country marks 3rd year (07/01)
Program celebrates birthday at Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico.

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