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Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Don Young blames government 'largesse' for suicide rate (10/23)
Alaska's lone congressional representative expands on controversial comments in a state with the highest suicide rate.

Filed Under: Education | National
Alaska Native elders and youth share issues at annual meeting (10/22)
This year's theme is 'Get Up! Stand Up!' and participants are focusing on languages and culture.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Rep. Don Young criticized for comments to high school students (10/22)
Witnesses say he went too far with remarks about domestic violence, youth suicide and same-sex marriage.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Billy Mills still inspires 50 years after Olympic victory (10/21)
Billy Mills is touring the country to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his gold medal win at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: From slow suicide to slow healing (10/21)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross continue their conversation about suicide in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Billy Mills wows youth at Black Hills Powwow (10/20)
Olympic legend Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota, stole the attention and hearts of over five thousand Rapid City school kids.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Native youth help provide food for their community (10/10)
The Tyonek Native Corporation is leasing land to the Native Village of Tyonek and the Tyonek Tribal Conservation District for a community garden.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Apache Messenger: Younger generation returns to sacred site (10/10)
Living a life within boundaries, limiting religious ceremonies to places within the reservation have become a norm for Apache people today.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribes in Minnesota tackle problems facing their youth (10/09)
Writer finds unity and strength at the recent Summit on the Crisis of Indian Children in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: Defending our kids from suicide (10/08)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross continue their conversation about suicide in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tristan Picotte: Eagles play an important role in Lakota culture (10/02)
Young member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe explains why eagles are important in Lakota culture.

Filed Under: Law
Three indicted for murder of man from Northern Arapaho Tribe (09/30)
Jared Little Whiteman, 21, was murdered in June.

Filed Under: Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Another year brings challenges for our people (09/30)
The Karuk Tribe just celebrated its new year and Andre Cramblit is ready to take on some more challenges.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Police open probe after officers let missing Native teen girl go (09/25)
The officers came into contact with Tina Fontaine and a week later she was found dead.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Activists ask judge to dismiss Washington NFL team's lawsuit (09/23)
The activists say the team's complaints lie with the federal agency that canceled six offensive trademarks.

Filed Under: Opinion
Vena A-dae Romero: Asserting sovereignty through our food (09/22)
Vena A-dae Romero calls for recognition of tribal sovereignty in the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: All children are gifts from the Creator (09/22)
Among aboriginal peoples children were raised as "wild Indians" free to roam about almost without restraint.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: A conversation about suicide (09/19)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross want Indian Country to talk about suicide.

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.

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