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Cherokee Nation

article First Oklahoma Cherokee immersion students to graduate (2/19/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Thirteen years ago, in an unguarded moment on her first day of kindergarten, Emilee Chavez spoke a single word of English. And a classmate immediately ran...
article Cherokee Nation Marshal Service rewards 7 students with new computers (1/23/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service recently surprised seven high school students with new desktop computers to use for both high school and college...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Three Chumash culture, language teachers earn clear credentials (2/19/2018)
(California) -- The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, which supported state legislation to make credentials available for teaching Native American language and culture...
article Chumash Instructors Can Teach Tribal Language, Culture in Public Schools (2/18/2018)
(California) -- The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, which supported successful state legislation to make teaching credentials available in the subjects of Native...
article Santa Ynez Chumash donate computers to Central Coast schools (1/6/2018)
(California) -- As part of its Technology in Schools Program, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians delivered 48 Chromebooks and two mobile charging carts to the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

DOI

article Indian Education Director Focused On Improving Infrastructure (2/16/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The director of the Bureau of Indian Education told a House committee Wednesday President Donald Trump’s budget will not impact plans to...
1 Article on this Issue

Shinnecock Tribe

article Native American tribe open to JV with India's Amity University (2/16/2018)
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation of South Hampton, New York, is more than willing to partner with New Delhi-based Amity Education Group's new US university...
1 Article on this Issue

Suicide

article A Minnesota teaching partnership brings Native American culture to the classroom: BTN LiveBIG (2/16/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for Native American youth ages 10 to 24. In fact, the suicide rate for children in American Indian tribes is...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Kent State close to launching varsity eSports video gaming program (2/14/2018)
(Ohio) -- Kent State University is looking to join MAC rivals Akron and Miami in launching a varsity eSports program. The specifics of the program haven't been...
article Providence looks to join 'the cutting edge' with addition of eSports (1/16/2018)
(Montana) -- The University of Providence has been busy in the last year in its efforts to expand the school's athletic prowess, adding three new programs. On...
article As Esports Industry Booms, Some Colleges Launch Varsity Teams (1/7/2018)
(Indiana) -- The competitive video game industry, known as esports, is booming. As it continues to surpass growth projections, some college athletics programs are...
article University of Akron to compete in varsity eSports leagues (1/7/2018)
(Ohio) -- The University of Akron is reaching out to competitive nerds by forming what it calls the first eSports varsity team among all northeast Ohio colleges.
article Coach of UA’s new varsity esports program is game to answer questions (1/6/2018)
(Ohio) -- It’s a dream of video game fans — getting a job in the growing video gaming world. The University of Akron is allowing Michael Fay to live the...
article New administration places Western Kentucky varsity esports in jeopardy (1/3/2018)
(Kentucky) -- Marrquon Bartee fell in love with gaming before most kids learn how to write their own name. He would stare into the glow of the TV screen while his older...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Hogan seeks 'lockbox' to guarantee casino revenue goes to schools (2/14/2018)
(Maryland) -- Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday threw his support behind a bill that would put the state's casino gambling revenue in a so-called "lockbox,"...
article Maryland bill: Casino money must be used for school funding (1/31/2018)
(Maryland) -- Maryland lawmakers rolled out plans Tuesday to change the state constitution to require that taxes on casino revenue set aside for schools must be used to...
article Bill would make casino money enhance school funding formulas in Md. (1/30/2018)
(Maryland) -- Maryland lawmakers want to change the state constitution to require money raised by the state's casinos for education to enhance schools funding above...
article Legislation would put gambling funds into lockbox for education (1/30/2018)
(Maryland) -- State House Democrats want to use gambling money to beef up spending on education -- but some are wondering isn't that being done already? Legislators are...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Crossing Borders: 'Engineers Without Borders' Collaborate to Bring More Water to Navajo Mountain (2/14/2018)
(Arizona) -- In June 2006 a wildfire on Navajo Mountain destroyed all vegetation resulting in debris and sediment contaminating Beaver Springs, the source of all water...
article 50 years ago: Council shocked at conditions at Intermountain (2/9/2018)
(Utah) -- Back in 1968, if you just said “boarding school” and asked the average Navajo to give a response, that response would probably be “...
article Dorms for Diné / Officials tout low-cost apartments for UNM Navajo students (1/18/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Janalee Livingston is a senior at the University of New Mexico studying chemistry with the hopes of one day becoming a pharmacist. Livingston isn’t...
article Navajo Prep group earns $10K scholarship for mine spill study (1/13/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Navajo Prepatory School students have earned $10,000 in scholarships and awards for their research on the lingering chemical effects of the Gold King...
article Navajos, New Mexico university reach housing partnership (1/12/2018)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico's largest university and the Navajo Nation have teamed up to provide dormitory space for as many as 118 tribal students at a new campus...
article New program at NAU brings Navajo culture into the classroom (1/6/2018)
(Arizona) -- In a possible first, two Navajo school districts and the Dine Department of Education have teamed up with Northern Arizona University to bring a teacher...
article Navajo Teacher Develops Braille System To Help Visually Impaired Read Tribal Language (1/2/2018)
(Arizona) -- A teacher on the Navajo Nation has developed a braille system for the tribe’s language. The code is based on the English system with a few additions...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Colten Boushie

article Educators call on universities to help fight institutional racism following Stanley verdict (2/13/2018)
(Canada) -- Indigenous faculty members and allies are calling on university presidents across Canada to address the impact the Colten Boushie case has had on Indigenous...
1 Article on this Issue

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

article Cryptocurrencies Come to Campus (2/9/2018)
(California) -- While the price of Bitcoin has dropped since Christmas, the virtual currency boom has shown no signs of cooling off in the more august precincts of...
1 Article on this Issue

Shakopee Mdewakanton

article CHAPS received donation from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (2/9/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip announced that the nonprofit received a $2,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community recently. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article Indigenous Land Acknowledgement, Explained (2/8/2018)
(Indian Country) -- By now, many know that the colonization myth we learned in school doesn’t tell the whole story of how the Americas were settled. In 1492,...
1 Article on this Issue

Lumbee Tribe

article Compromise over Lumbee graduation stoles (2/3/2018)
(North Carolina) -- Some Lumbee tribe members say they're still fighting to be able to wear decorative stoles at high school graduation in May. The Cumberland County...
1 Article on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article Native Americans urge Wells-Ogunquit schools to stop using ‘false imagery’ (2/3/2018)
(Maine) -- Amelia Tuplin’s charges of offensive and racially demeaning behavior at a high school football game last fall prompted the Wells-Ogunquit School...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article Ivan Star Comes Out: Education must emphasize our cultural identity (2/1/2018)
(South Dakota) -- It should have been common knowledge by now that our ancestors endured atrocity after atrocity at the hands of a displaced European with an extreme...
1 Article on this Issue

Muscogee Creek

article Walkingstick resigns as Muskogee School’s Indian Ed director (1/29/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal Councilor David Walkingstick’s recent resignation as director of Indian Education at Muskogee Public Schools was accepted during a Jan. 23 MPS...
article Muscogee (Creek) Nation's James Floyd to speak at OSU (1/17/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Oklahoma State University Center for Sovereign Nations will host James Floyd, Principal Chief of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, to speak as part of its...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Gaming Law Education Comes To Central Pennsylvania (1/29/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- When Susan Hensel was a little girl her father would rush over to her and say “You are going to be on the TV someday,” and then he would...
1 Article on this Issue

Pechanga Tribe

article Menifee school to be named after Native American site (1/28/2018)
(California) -- Menifee Union School District’s newest school will be named Táawila Elementary School in recognition of the region’s original inhabitants.
1 Article on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article Pittsfield Schools Backs Indigenous Peoples Day (1/26/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Christopher Columbus wasn't just a poor explorer, but also a horrible human being who should never have been honored in the first place, according...
article Pittsfield Schools Considers Using Indigenous People Day, Not Columbus (1/14/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- The School Department may join the growing movement behind switching out Columbus Day with Indigenous People Day.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Standing Rock Sioux

article Standing Rock schools infuse art into curriculum (1/24/2018)
(North Dakota) -- The walls of Standing Rock Elementary School and Standing Rock Middle School are lined with artwork and the sound of music reverberates from the...
article Art invigorates participation at Standing Rock schools (1/13/2018)
(North Dakota) -- The walls of Standing Rock Elementary School and Standing Rock Middle School are lined with artwork and the sound of music reverberates from the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hopi Tribe

article Hopi High media students attend Indian Nations and Tribal Legislative Day in Phoenix (1/23/2018)
(Arizona) -- Five Hopi High media students not only attended Indian Nations and Tribal Legislative Day Jan. 10, but were the only students allowed on the floor of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Mashpee High School Offers First-Ever Native American Language Course (1/23/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Learning a new language has long been a requirement at most American high schools. While the typical offerings include Spanish, French, and Latin, in...
1 Article on this Issue

Tobacco & Cigarettes

article Nunavummiut urged to quit smoking (1/20/2018)
(Nunavut) -- As national Non-Smoking week starts on Sunday in Canada, the Government of Nunavut has asked Nunavut residents to do their part in preventing tobacco...
1 Article on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Cherokee Nation launches new language program for Cherokee Immersion Charter School graduates (1/16/2018)
(North Carolina) -- The Cherokee Nation recently launched a pilot program to ensure students who learned to speak Cherokee at the tribe’s Cherokee Immersion...
article Mars Hill University, Eastern Band of Cherokee renew cooperative education agreement (1/9/2018)
(North Carolina) -- Mars Hill University President Dan Lunsford and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Principal Chief Richard Sneed will sign documents to renew an...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Karuk Tribe

article Karuk Traditional Knowledge to Be Incorporated Into HSU STEM Classes With Help of Grant (1/16/2018)
(California) -- Next year, more Karuk traditional knowledge and practices will be taught to HSU students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM...
1 Article on this Issue

Wind River

article Wind River efforts prompt Educator of the Year award for Pingree (1/9/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Cent$ible Nutrition Program educator Kelly Pingree has been recognized with the program’s Educator of the Year award. Pingree, who serves the Wind...
article Wind River Efforts Prompt Educator of the Year Award (1/8/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) educator Kelly Pingree has been recognized with the program’s Educator of the Year Award. Pingree, who serves the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Wisconsin students work on book about Ho-Chunk culture (1/7/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- In a cross-cultural literary feat two years in the making, a class of dual-language immersion students at Lincoln Elementary School in Madison has helped...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashantucket Pequot

article Mashantucket Pequots Swear In New Tribal Councilors (1/2/2018)
(Connecticut) -- The tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino has sworn in two new members of its leadership council. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article NMSU professors to hold forum on “decolonizing education” (2/19/2018)
(New Mexico) -- A criminal justice professor and an anthropology professor at New Mexico State University will host a series of public forums on “decolonizing...
article VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Indigenous Studies programs are growing across the U.S. (2/18/2018)
(Minnesota) -- The Cambridge English Dictionary explains for us what is Indigenous as: "naturally existing in a place or country rather than arriving from another...
article A Minnesota teaching partnership brings Native American culture to the classroom: BTN LiveBIG (2/17/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for Native American youth ages 10 to 24. In fact, the suicide rate for children in American Indian tribes is...
article Chico State appoints first director of tribal relations (2/17/2018)
(California) -- Chico State University has hired its first ever director of tribal relations. The university announced Friday that it had appointed Rachel McBride-...
article My Voice: Teach Native American history in schools (2/17/2018)
(South Dakota) -- Recently, a state panel rejected the requirement to teach South Dakota Native American history, according to a local newspaper. In a state where the...
article Program helps Native American students get ready for college (2/17/2018)
(Colorado) -- "You don't have to go through this alone." With that simple statement, Torey Archuleta, a Fort Lewis College freshman majoring in elementary education,...
article Program helps Native American students get ready for college (2/17/2018)
(Colorado) -- "You don't have to go through this alone." With that simple statement, Torey Archuleta, a Fort Lewis College freshman majoring in elementary education,...
article Tribes could help state fix school systems (2/17/2018)
(Alaska) -- In January, the leaders of Alaska’s education system rolled out a report on “Alaska’s Education Challenge,” the foundation for a fundamental reform of how...
article Chico State appoints first director of tribal relations (2/16/2018)
(California) -- Chico State University has hired its first ever director of tribal relations. The university announced Friday that it had appointed Rachel McBride-...
article Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to host 12th annual Dakota/Lakota Summer Institute (2/16/2018)
(South Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will host the 12th annual Dakota/Lakota Summer Institute June 4-22 at Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates. The institute...
article Tribes could help state fix school systems (2/16/2018)
(Alaska) -- In January, the leaders of Alaska’s education system rolled out a report on “Alaska’s Education Challenge,” the foundation for a...
article Tribal school focuses on success (2/15/2018)
(North Carolina) -- The Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School’s slogan is “Catch the Vision,” in reference to the Native American dream catcher, which allows good dreams to pass...
article Claims of better tribal school oversight draw lawmakers’ skepticism (2/14/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A Bureau of Indian Education official told lawmakers Wednesday that his agency is making “strong improvements” in the oversight of...
article Congress Presses BIE Director For Answers On Chemawa, Native Education (2/14/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Oregon’s federal boarding school for Native Americans drew further scrutiny Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill. Bureau of Indian Education...
article Charter School Breaks Ground for New High School (2/14/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The Native American Community Academy broke ground for their new high school Wednesday afternoon on the Central New Mexico Community College main campus...
article Harvard Tries to Catch Up, Hires First Tenured Professor in Native American Studies (2/14/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- After nearly 400 years, Harvard University has hired its first tenured professor of Native American studies. This is an important step in recognizing...
article University of Montana honors Professor Rosalyn LaPier, other esteemed faculty (2/14/2018)
(Montana) -- The idea was ordinary, but the execution was extraordinary. As she normally would in a class about oral learning, Harvard University senior lecturer Ann...
article California State Teachers Retirement System Has $406,000 Stake in Golden Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:GDEN) (2/14/2018)
(California) -- California State Teachers Retirement System reduced its stake in Golden Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:GDEN) by 10.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to the...
article ASU’s Turning Points magazine celebrates and represents Native culture (2/13/2018)
(Arizona) -- After two years of speaking with hundreds of Native American ASU students and administrators, the first issue of Turning Points, the first Native American...
article Brainerd School Board: District pushes for better American Indian education (2/13/2018)
(Minnesota) -- The Brainerd School District is moving forward with the Native American Education Program for 2017-18, embarking on an initiative to better meet the needs...

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