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With number of positive COVID-19 cases rising in tribal communities, Indian Country will finally see billions of dollars from a coronavirus package almost over the finish line on Capitol Hill.
'The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage' starts from the first days after the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.
The Fourteenth Annual Red Lake Community Wellness Gathering took place at Red Lake Nation College in Minnesota.
Bacone College in Oklahoma continues to gain support from Indian nations.
The Winnebago Tribe will soon become the first Indian nation in Nebraska to start planting hemp.
Marty Waukazoo is arguably the greatest basketball player the Lakota nation has ever produced.
In the first two years of the Trump presidency, complaints of wrongdoing, corruption, fraud and misuse of funds increased 16 percent at the agency with the most responsibilities in Indian Country.
Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth
Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.
Haskell Indian Nations University is mourning the loss of Darrian Diwayan, a basketball standout from the Pueblo of Laguna.
The embattled leader of the Haskell Indian Nations University has been removed from her position at the federally-operated tribal college but won't be going far.
Since the arrival of Tara Sweeney as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, there have been at least five investigations of harassment, misconduct and other questionable behaviors.
Some employees and students blame President Venida Chenault for creating an atmosphere of fear at Haskell Indian Nations University.
A study that looks at the health effects of stress has been published in the Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.
Nearly 100 people participated in the 2nd annual Umónhon-Pónka Summer Institute in Nebraska.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is working to ensure the Farm Bill doesn't leave tribal communities behind.
A raid on the Winnebago Tribe's tobacco operations has spawned a new lawsuit in federal court.
Bry Cordell Smiley, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, will be hosting the first-ever Two-Spirit powwow at Haskell Indian Nations University.
The naming of a Black Hills State University residence hall after distinguished Lakota higher education expert Lionel Bordeaux gave him a springboard to instigate cooperation for return of 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory to the Oceti Sakowin.
Billie Jo Kipp, the newly named president of the California Tribal College, has a lot on her plate as the institution builds a bigger future.
The first tribal college in Oklahoma is shutting down at the end of the July 2017.
The goal of the Voices of Our Ancestors program is to keep the Dakota language alive for future generations.
Chief Dull Knife College language and cultural instructor Burt Medicine Bull and his students had the opportunity to gift tribal elders and children with warm blankets and coats donated by the Lippon School in Ohio.
Chief Dull Knife College on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation hosted a state-wide tribal language summit in mid-November.
Rosebud tribal citizens can pay up to one-third their annual income on utilities.
The federally-operated institution in Kansas is facing two lawsuits in connection with an unresolved sexual assault case.
President Venida Chenault is being accused of nepotism because her son is employed at the federally-operated institution.
Angelina Adams alleges she was demoted after she assisted a student who was the victim of the assault.
Some faculty members and some students at the tribal college in Kansas see nepotism at work.
There is one subject we don’t hear much about from elected officials or those who aspire to be elected: the preservation of our tribal languages.
We may live in Rapid City but we are Oglala and we should be given every right of a citizen of the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Oglala Lakota College’s summer art series 'A Vision of Our History by Lakota Artists' featured the work of Kevin Pourier in July 2016.
This year 123 students made June 19 'the best day of the year' for Thomas Short Bull, President of Oglala Lakota College.
Nearly 500 students from all across the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have fulfilled the requirements of their respected institutions this spring.
Some 63 percent of the teachers in a school district on the reservation identify as Blackfeet.
My first contact with the issue of disenrollment occurred as a student at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas.
A federal judge refused to treat the tribe in a manner similar to states when it comes to hemp cultivation.
The leader of the Interior Department will speak to graduates of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Minnesota.
Dr. Richard Littlebear, President of Chief Dull Knife College, conducted a week long class teaching Cheyenne reading and writing.
The tribal college in Kansas needs between $111 million and $123 million to upgrade aging structures and build new dorms, classrooms and other facilities.
Barry Dunn plans to strengthen SDSU's relationships with tribal colleges in order to offer more educational opportunities for tribal students.
Oglala Lakota College student Tada Vargas (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) was crowned Miss AIHEC for her dedication to education and culture.
The bills address Indian education, dam safety, Dine College on the Navajo Nation, Alaska Native health care and a New Mexico tribe.
The Navajo Nation citizen is well known for her fight against racist mascots in sports.
Eight bills affecting Indian education, dam safety, Dine College on the Navajo Nation, Alaska Native health and a New Mexico tribe are on the agenda.
Doris Leader Charge was raised in a Lakota speaking family and did not learn to speak English until she was sent to the boarding school.
A Diné College official asked a Senate committee to fund 'vitally needed' construction at the tribal institution.
The committee will take testimony on bills affecting tribal courts, dam safety, tribal colleges, a tribal settlement and Alaska Native health facilities.
For Lakota people the plant referred to as 'Elk Medicine' was used traditionally in a multitude of ways including as a treatment for wounds, a source of naturally occurring antibiotics, and as a flavor for cooking.
In the late 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s, what we now call the reservation based community college system emerged and for many observers, proved to be one of the best ideas in Indian Education.
Bills affecting tribal courts, Alaska Native health care, tribal colleges, a New Mexico tribe and dam safety are on the agenda.
Citing changes in the legal landscape, a federal judge opened the door for Alex White Plume, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, to cultivate hemp again.
After an 11-hour drive from North Dakota to Kansas, the Lady Thunderbirds are ready for their first game in the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament.
The Rosebud Sioux Tribal Education Code was the focus of a forum held during the Annual Founder’s Day Celebration hosted by Sinte Gleska University.
The Lady Thunderbirds are the new Region XII champions and are hosting their first-ever district tournament.
Haskell has endured many hardships. She stands like a grand old lady forgotten, neglected and disrespected.
The Oglala Lakota College Brave Hearts are quickly becoming a legitimate program under the guidance of Dale Pine Jr.
There have been many actors and actresses who have visited the Rosebud Reservation but last month one of the most memorable stopped in for a visit.