Four tribal citizens said they were denied entrance to a high school basketball game based on their race.
Instilling Navajo values, culture and tradition within students can help combat the looming threat on Navajo land: the loss of the Navajo language.
Tribes are telling allies in Congress that the president's forthcoming cuts violate the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.
Legislation to bring more teachers to Indian Country, recognize the tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers and improve economic opportunities on reservations are advancing on Capitol Hill.
The House Appropriations Committee is holding four sessions to learn about health, housing, education and other needs in tribal communities.
Lawmakers are taking action on bills to recruit and retain Native teachers, extend federal recognition to six tribes in Virginia and boost economic development in Indian Country.
Attorneys for the Bureau of Indian Affairs admitted the student suffered burns while making fry bread but a judge said the federal government can't be held liable.
Tribes are still waiting for the Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
DeLesslin 'Roo' George-Warren is part of the 2017 class of Dreamstarters, an initiative of Running Strong for American Indian Youth.
Lawmakers from both parties are calling on the Trump administration to restore grants that help prepare Indian and low-income students for college.
A bill to recruit and retain teachers in Indian Country, plus another to extend federal recognition to six tribe in Virginia, are on the agenda.
A federal judge determined that a bus driver for the Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma was negligent.
Take the time to consciously protect who you have always been.
‘90 percent of what 90 percent of the people know about Indians they learned from the movies’ (including Indians)
The Government Accountability Office recently urged Congress to pay more attention to Indian education, health and energy development.
The claim pushes back the presence of the first Americans by more than 100,000 years.
Originally Lynn Miller wanted to organize his kids to work with nearby high schools in Pine Ridge for an Earth Day clean up detail.
Students on the Hopi Reservation are going without key services, according to parents and guardians.
More than 1,200 indigenous scientists, scholars and allies worldwide signed a declaration to endorse the March for Science.
Arne Vainio: We lost a fluent Ojibwe speaker in Larry Smallwood (April 28, 2017)
When we lose an elder, we lose a library.
Interior Department announces $5.7M in tribal preservation grants (April 27, 2017)
Awards range from $27,240 for the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to $57,505 for the Navajo Nation.
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute team wins NASA prize (April 25, 2017)
The students and their professor walked away with $5,000 at the 2017 NASA Swarmathon.
André Cramblit: Tribes must make language survival a top priority (April 25, 2017)
Native peoples must demand that their tribal councils adequately fund Native language programs.
Steve Russell: The best advertisement for an education in America (April 24, 2017)
Unlike previous presidents who had creditable scholastic backgrounds, Donald Trump appears leery of too much knowledge.
Every spring teenage girls at Pine Ridge high school get asked to their senior prom, and prom dresses are expensive.
Rosalyn LaPier: Tradition mixes with science in tribal communities (April 21, 2017)
For many Native Americans, myth and medicine, religion and science, are not viewed as separate, but are interwoven into the fabric of our lives.
President Donald Trump wants to eliminate all funding for a federal agency that helps libraries across Indian Country.
Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution (April 17, 2017)
The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.
Harold Monteau: Colleges need to bring in more Native athletes (April 17, 2017)
Indian Players like Shoni Schimmel are mostly absent from NCAA D1 college basketball, so how can we get them noticed?
Interior Department makes 'final' transfer for Cobell scholarships (April 13, 2017)
The $60 million ceiling -- the maximum authorized in the settlement -- was hit after just four years.
Steven Newcomb: What does it really mean to 'indigenize' curriculum? (April 11, 2017)
Something is missing from the expressed desire on the part of some people to ‘indigenize’ more things in the world, such as college curriculum materials.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe focuses on language and cultural efforts (April 5, 2017)
The tribe awarded $300,000 in grants for language, cultural and environmental programs on the reservation in New York.
The Rogue River School District will keep its 'Chieftain' mascot and add tribal history to the curriculum
The 13th annual summit focused on Native Americans with disabilities – more specifically, the youth population.
Blackfeet Nation students enjoy surprise visit by Michelle Obama (March 29, 2017)
The nine students from Browning High School in Montana spent a week in the nation's capital as part of cultural exchange.
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