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Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Criminal charges possible over mistreatment of Indian students (01/29)
One suspect has been identified and assault, hate crime and child abuse charges might be filed.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Ivan Star: Ignoring alcoholism leads to destruction of the Lakota (01/29)
Nearly every household on the Pine Ridge Reservation is seriously affected by the devastating results of alcoholism.

Filed Under: Law
Young member of Meskwaki Tribe pleads guilty in murder case (01/28)
Jonathan Youngbear admitted that he stabbed and killed his 17-year-old cousin at a home on the reservation in February 2014.

Filed Under: Opinion
Megan Red Shirt-Shaw: Our kids should be able to go anywhere (01/28)
In our traditional way, children are sacred. In the American way, having a family is a priority.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Police investigate treatment of Oglala youth at hockey game (01/28)
A group of men yelled racial remarks and threw beer on students and staff members.

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Amanda Blackhorse: Navajo leader defends racist NFL mascot (01/28)
When I attended the 20th Annual Arizona Legislative Day at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona, I did not expect to run into Ben Shelly.

Filed Under: Education | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Native youth take stand against Keystone bid (01/28)
Students from the Todd County Alternative High School are standing proud in protest against the KXL pipeline at the intersection of Highways 18 and 83 in Mission on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.

Filed Under: Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's first hearing (01/26)
The committee will hear from a panel of tribal, Indian and youth leaders.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
GOP leader outlines agenda for Senate Indian Affairs Committee (01/26)
Indian Country can expect hearings on energy development, government waste, irrigation projects and juvenile justice.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Major issues ignored in State of Indian Nations (01/26)
As a member organization representing hundreds of tribes across the country, it’s inevitable that NCAI must juggle the interests of some tribal nations that are in conflict with the interests of others.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Council delegate does double duty as metalhead (01/26)
When Edmund Yazzie isn't working on legislation he's playing drums for a popular band on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Officer accused of using Taser on 2 boys in Alaska Native village (01/26)
The incident occurred last month in the village of Kake.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Building the new digital economy in Indian Country (01/23)
We need a structure to prepare people for jobs that don’t yet exist.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Montana basketball legend gives back to youth (01/23)
In Indian Country, basketball is king and the players who serve that master are often treated like royalty and as local legends.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Indian Country must put more effort in public relations (01/22)
We have a severe need to develop and establish our own data regarding areas of public concern

Filed Under: Canada
Native girl who refused chemotherapy treatment dies at age 11 (01/21)
Makayla Sault made headlines when she turned to traditional methods of healing for her leukemia.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Investing in future generations of our Native youth (01/16)
Indian Country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ivan Star: Successes and failures in Indian education system (01/15)
I have been admonished for trying to bring our history into the classroom here on the Pine Ridge.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Standing Rock Sioux chairman delivers strong speech (01/13)
Columnist praises Dave Archambault, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, for State of Native Nations address.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge youth participate in Junior ROTC (01/13)
The Grand Entry at this year’s Teca Wacipi Okolakiciye powwow held at the LNI tournaments was led in by the Pine Ridge High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets acting as color guard.

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