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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.

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.

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