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Wyoming college 'turns the corner' with local tribes
Wyoming college 'turns the corner' with local tribes (December 10, 2019)

Sheridan College is doing more to recruit Native students and maintain connections with Native communities.


Deb Haaland's great-grandfather was taken from family and sent to boarding school
Deb Haaland's great-grandfather was taken from family and sent to boarding school (June 7, 2018)

Deb Haaland is connecting with voters by linking her Laguna Pueblo background to her progressive Democratic campaign in New Mexico.


Native veterans memorial in nation's capital sees major progress
Native veterans memorial in nation's capital sees major progress (February 5, 2018)

A memorial to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiians is taking a major step forward in the nation's capital.


Ben Nighthorse Campbell links racism to suicide among youth
Ben Nighthorse Campbell links racism to suicide among youth (June 6, 2017)

Native youth suffer from high rates of suicide and Ben Nighthorse Campbell, a former U.S. Senator, believes racism is one of the causes.


Secretary Zinke vows support for sovereignty after 'off-ramp' comments about trust lands
Secretary Zinke vows support for sovereignty after 'off-ramp' comments about trust lands (May 9, 2017)

A letter from a top Interior Department official decries 'media mischaracterization' of some puzzling comments made by the Cabinet official.


Native Sun News Today: Ben Nighthorse Campbell honored as 'Trailblazer'
Native Sun News Today: Ben Nighthorse Campbell honored as 'Trailblazer' (October 31, 2016)

The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums honors one person who has made a significant contribution to preserving indigenous cultural heritage.


Native Sun News: Lakota and Cheyenne people join forces again
Native Sun News: Lakota and Cheyenne people join forces again (June 30, 2016)

On June 25, the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne once again celebrated their victory over General George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Calvary.


Native Sun News: Plans underway for Native veterans memorial
Native Sun News: Plans underway for Native veterans memorial (April 14, 2016)

In December 2013, the U.S. Congress authorized the establishment of the National Native American Veterans’ Memorial on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.


Proposal seeks stronger protection for authentic Indian artists
Proposal seeks stronger protection for authentic Indian artists (December 17, 2015)

The mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is taking action following the indictments of three people for violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act by selling fake goods.


Former Sen. Campbell raises funds for veterans memorial in DC
Former Sen. Campbell raises funds for veterans memorial in DC (December 8, 2015)

The Korean War veteran is one of the co-chairs of the advisory committee for the memorial that will be located at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.


Supreme Court rejects petitions in four more Indian law cases
Supreme Court rejects petitions in four more Indian law cases (October 5, 2015)

Hopes for the reburial of the legendary athlete Jim Thorpe, who was a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, have been dashed by the high court.


Indian Country rallies to return Jim Thorpe back home to Oklahoma
Indian Country rallies to return Jim Thorpe back home to Oklahoma (July 6, 2015)

The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund and current and former members of Congress are supporting repatriation of the legendary athlete.


Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (April 17, 2015)

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.


Native Sun News: Event commemorates Sand Creek Massacre
Native Sun News: Event commemorates Sand Creek Massacre (October 28, 2014)

Jointly sponsored by the National Park Service and the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, the event commemorated the Sand Creek Massacre that occurred on November 29, 1864.


NMAI draws capacity crowd to symposium   on Indian mascots
NMAI draws capacity crowd to symposium on Indian mascots (February 8, 2013)

The National Museum of the American Indian drew a large crowd to Washington, D.C., on Thursday for a symposium on Indian mascots. The local Washington Redskins was a frequent topic...