Four children who died at Indian boarding school being returned to families (June 15, 2018)

Four students who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania are being returned to their tribal families.

The Conversation: Bringing Indigenous knowledge to our students (June 14, 2018)

Innovative resources are integrating Indigenous perspectives into schools through inquiry, video, images and activities.

'Very little progress': Lawmakers question Trump administration's Indian affairs record (June 14, 2018)

Federal agencies that oversee Indian affairs are not making enough progress to satisfy key members of Congress.

Witness list for Senate hearing on 'high risk' federal Indian Country programs (June 12, 2018)

Officials from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service are back on Capitol Hill to discuss whether they are making any progress in improving the people they serve.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets another hearing on 'high risk' programs (June 11, 2018)

Is the Trump administration making progress in improving Indian education, health and energy programs?

Graham Lee Brewer: Native ancestors are often treated like collector's items (June 11, 2018)

The discovery of a skull on a library shelf highlights the long history of treating Native ancestors as collector's items.

Grand Ronde Tribes reclaim ancestral property from British museum (June 5, 2018)

'It’s really the spirit within our people that I felt crying out,' Chairwoman Cheryle Kennedy says of items on display at the Grand Ronde tribal museum.

Veldon Coburn: Indigenous students once again go missing in the class of 2018 (June 5, 2018)

As convocation ceremonies roll out across the country with few Indigenous folks in the class of 2018, we should not be surprised.

Ivan Star Comes Out: We need to teach culture along with our language (June 1, 2018)

We need a system of teaching Lakota that emulates the way our parents and grandparents learned.

Winnebago Tribe brings gardens to youth on the reservation (May 30, 2018)

The Winnebago Tribe is working to change the food culture on the reservation, starting with some of its youngest citizens.

Secretary Zinke suggests sending children from troubled homes to boarding school (May 30, 2018)

The leader of the Department of the Interior has an interesting response to the substance abuse crisis: send kids from troubled homes to an Indian boarding school far away.

Cronkite News: Trump's Education secretary defends remarks about undocumented students (May 25, 2018)

Democratic lawmakers and advocates demanded Education Secretary Betsy DeVos disavow her remarks about schools and undocumented students.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Our children aren't growing up with our culture (May 24, 2018)

From what I have witnessed during my 60-plus years of life, most of our college graduates are culturally handicapped and they do not speak Lakota.

School on Pine Ridge Reservation immerses children in Lakota culture (May 22, 2018)

A school on the Pine Ridge Reservation is immersing children in Lakota culture, turning the tide against genocide and trauma.

Graham Lee Brewer: Discrimination against Native students all too common (May 22, 2018)

Discrimination against two young Mohawk men at Colorado State University highlights an all-too-common misunderstanding.

Mike Males: It's not schools that are dangerous for our children (May 21, 2018)

Schools are the sites of fewer than 3 percent of students’ gun homicides; the other 97 percent occur somewhere other than school.

Tribes continue to rely on key lawmakers for help with funding (May 15, 2018)

With few people in their corner in the Trump administration, tribes are once again relying on Congress to fulfill the federal government's trust and treaty responsibilities.

Bureau of Indian Education faces questions about safety and security (May 15, 2018)

Are Bureau of Indian Education schools safe and secure? That's a question being posed on Capitol Hill.

Few Natives enrolled at university where campus police stopped Native brothers (May 14, 2018)

Only 125 Native students, out of 33,400, are enrolled at the university where campus police stopped and questioned two young Mohawk brothers.

YES! Magazine: Miami Nation ensures Myaamia language is alive and thriving (May 10, 2018)

At Miami University in Ohio, the Myaamia Center is revitalizing culture and building racial equity.

Winnebago Tribe works to revitalize Ho-Chunk language for future generations (May 10, 2018)

Generations of federal assimilation initiatives have left the Winnebago people with few fluent Ho-Chunk speakers.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on school safety (May 7, 2018)

With shootings, walkouts and calls for reform at public schools dominating the news, attention is finally turning to the Bureau of Indian Education.

Few fines under Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (May 7, 2018)

In the 28 years since the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act became law, the federal government has collected less than $30,000 in fines.

University apologizes to Native brothers who were stopped by police (May 7, 2018)

Two young Mohawk brothers who went on a college campus tour in Colorado ended up being stopped by police for being too quiet.

Bill John Baker: Johnson-O'Malley education program needs full funding (May 2, 2018)

At Cherokee Nation, we strive to ensure every Indian child in our 14-county service area receives the educational opportunities they deserve.

MSU News: Northern Cheyenne student lands prestigious Udall Scholarship (April 24, 2018)

A Montana State University student is one step closer to his goal of developing renewable energy projects for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe weighs in on local election with three citizens on ballot (April 23, 2018)

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is getting out the Native vote ahead of an upcoming election in New York.

YES! Magazine: Native language schools are taking back education for their people (April 20, 2018)

The last fluent speakers of Wôpanâak passed away more than a century ago. A school is working to revive the language.

Native Sun News Today: Non-Native mother accused of abducting her child from reservation (April 13, 2018)

A non-Native mother walked into a first grade class and took her biological child against the custody terms issued through the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

Bureau of Indian Affairs teachers accepted illegal payments from tribe (April 10, 2018)

As school teachers across the nation walk out in protest of inadequate funding, some in Indian Country found a way to cope with their below-average salaries.

Native Sun News Today: Public high school is first to offer treaty class (April 10, 2018)

A high school on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation is the first in the nation with a treaty class.

Chip Colwell: Rights of the dead and the living clash over DNA studies (April 6, 2018)

By the end of the 20th century, U.S. museums held the remains of some 200,000 Native American skeletons.

Native students selected for prestigious internships in nation's capital (April 5, 2018)

A dozen students representing 9 tribes and 11 universities have been selected for a prestigious internship program in Washington, D.C.

Sherry Treppa: Native women continue to inspire our tribal communities (April 5, 2018)

The tradition of community empowerment driven by women is not only ingrained in the Pomo tribe, it is also deeply embedded in Native culture beyond our borders.

Native students subjected to higher rates of discipline in public schools (April 4, 2018)

Native American students are subjected to higher rates of discipline than their counterparts at public schools, according to a new government report.

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