The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.
A new professor at the University of Oklahoma's Native American Studies Department claims to be Choctaw but key documents indicate that isn't the case.
A federal appeals court ruled that the Navajo Nation Labor Commission can decide a labor dispute between school districts and their employees on Navajo land.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets on July 12 to consider bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.
The Fort Peck Tribes are asking the Trump administration to investigate discrimination and racism at public schools on their reservation in Montana.
Parents from the Onondaga Nation pulled their children out of a public school in New York after officials refused to hire one of their own as principal.
Two public school districts in Arizona have lost their challenge to the Navajo Nation's sovereignty.
Assemblyman Todd Gloria (D), a citizen of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes, is sponsoring a bill to ensure Native students can wear their regalia to graduation ceremonies in California.
A five-year-old girl missing one of her top teeth was singing songs from one of the animated princess movies when her mom brought her to my office, worried about a worsening cough.
A meteorite that landed on tribal land in Arizona a year ago now bears an Apache name.
The new leader of the Department of the Interior wants a 'candid conversation' about Indian education but it apparently doesn't include more funding.
Lawmakers in Massachusetts held a public hearing for a bill that outlaws the use of Indian imagery in public schools.
A public school district in Montana is apologizing after a student from the Blackfeet Nation wasn't allowed to wear a painted cap for graduation.
The Trump administration has finally released the 'greenbook' for the Bureau of Indian Affairs although few are happy to be reading it.
A unique meteorite discovered on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona has a name in the Apache language.
The goal of the Voices of Our Ancestors program is to keep the Dakota language alive for future generations.
Holly Cook Macarro, a citizen of the Red Lake Nation, is the new president of the board of directors for the American Indian Graduate Center.
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.
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