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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
House committee passes Native American Children's Safety Act (03/27)
The bill requires background checks of all adults in a home where foster children are placed.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives look 10,000 years into the future (03/27)
What will Alaska look like in 10,000 years? Who will be here? What will they do?

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Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's field hearing (03/26)
Tribal, federal and state representatives will share what they are doing to address the harmful effects of drugs in Indian Country.

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Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational stays in Rapid (03/26)
Last week the Lakota Nation Invitational board of directors voted unanimously to keep the four day cultural extravaganza in Rapid City.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Native Youth: Bring dental therapy providers to Indian Country (03/26)
Leaders of sovereign Indian nations are the authority to decide whether they use dental therapy to help improve the quality of health care for us.

Filed Under: Education | National
Eastern Cherokees work to teach language to new generations (03/25)
The New Kituwah Academy, an immersion school, is expanding.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe seeks boycott of Rapid City newspaper (03/24)
Mistakes in journalism are a daily and frequent occurrence; stories are retracted, apologies are often made.

Filed Under: Law
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe blames youth for arrests at event (03/23)
Local police responded to a 'large disturbance' at the tribe's 19th annual ball.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pascua Yaqui Tribe prosecutes 19 non-Indian cases with VAWA (03/20)
Of the 19 cases, 18 involved children in the home and some were assaulted, the tribe's top law enforcer said.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Mary Pember: Alaska Natives bring healing in a traditional way (03/16)
Calricaraq means (Healthy Living) in Yup’ik and is unlike any other mental health professional intervention team.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Boys basketball team from Winnebago Tribe cruises to state win (03/16)
The Winnebago Indians defeated the number-two ranked rival to secure their first state title in 75 years.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth step up to address suicide (03/13)
The loss of a child’s life in any community is devastating, but when it is the loss of five young lives in the span of a few months by means of suicide it becomes tragic.

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Kevin Abourezk: Racist remark mars Winnebago Tribe team win (03/13)
A Wahoo online program will no longer work with a volunteer commentator after he referred to 'firewater' during his Thursday coverage of the Wahoo-Winnebago boys state basketball game.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Yerington Paiute Tribe works with youth center to make changes (03/12)
The Silver State Academy, a facility for at-risk youth, will be required to maintain enrollment of less than 30 students.

Filed Under: Education | National
Basketball team from Winnebago Tribe aims for tournament win (03/12)
The Winnebago Indians already won their first game and hope to go all the way for the Class C-1 state title.

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: Opinion
Ivan Star: Self-contained Lakota families slowly become extinct (03/12)
Most of today’s children are growing up without the benefits of a father and a mother within the context of a self-sufficient family.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Interview: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Native youth focus (03/11)
We have been working within the Department of the Interior on doing a better job for Native American youth than we ever have before.

Filed Under: Opinion
Regina Brave: Let's learn to forgive ourselves for our pettiness (03/11)
There were five attempted suicides on the Pine Ridge Reservation -- two young people were buried. What is it going to take to stop the bullying?

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Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational weighs move (03/11)
The Lakota Nation Invitational has been a mainstay in Rapid City for decades, however, in light of several recent incidents in the city organizers will now begin entertaining offers from other potential host sites.

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