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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Norbert Hill: It's past time to drop the Washington NFL mascot (09/18)
Norbert Hill Jr., a member of the Oneida Nation, discusses the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Education | National
Student newspaper punished over refusal to print the R-word (09/18)
The paper's student co-editor was suspended for a month and the faculty adviser was suspended for two days.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Enjoying life at Dartmouth as a Native student (09/17)
Alumnus Andre Cramblit offers some advice and encouragement to the Native student body at Dartmouth College.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Homeless students find support in Rapid City (09/16)
Despite the definition set forth by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act of 2002, 'homeless children and youth' are more than what the term suggests.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Olympic medalist visits Pine Ridge Reservation (09/12)
It is not often that kids from a secluded reservation in South Dakota are able to welcome a UFC title challenger into their schools.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Support Quechan skate park and self-determination (09/11)
Gyasi Ross urges support and donations for the Quechan Memorial Skatepark after tribal members turned down 'hush money' from the owner of the Washington NFL team.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jacqueline Keeler: Hair represents who we are as Navajo people (09/05)
Jacqueline Keeler explains why long hair is important in Navajo Nation culture.

Filed Under: Law
Member of Ute Tribe faces murder and attempted murder charges (09/04)
One person died and two others were either shot or grazed by bullets during the June incident.

Filed Under: Canada | Education
Connie Walker: Native parents debate long hair for boys at school (09/03)
CBC News reporter Connie Walker talked to some Native parents about a dilemma they face every school year -- long hair on boys.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Rethinking the young millennial Native voters of 2014 (09/03)
I will admit a deep, dark secret. I am a baby boomer.

Filed Under: Canada
Police in Manitoba seek information on two missing Native sisters (09/02)
Mary-Anne Hudson, 12, and Nakita Hudson, 14, were last seen on August 26.

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.

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