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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation awards $5 million to northeast Oklahoma school districts at Public School Appreciation Day (3/24/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- After the Cherokee Nation's forced relocation as part of the Trail of Tears, the tribe dedicated more than half of its budget to "educate our...
article Record Number of Teams Compete in Annual Cherokee Challenge Bowl (3/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation welcomed a record number of teams to the annual Cherokee Challenge Bowl this week at the Sycamore Springs Ranch in southeastern Mayes...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Daily Fantasy Sports gambling prevalent for students at Savannah State University (3/20/2017)
(Georgia) -- Walking into the room of Nick Jones, a 23-year-old senior homeland security major at Savannah State University, a visitor would see fast food containers...
1 Article on this Issue

Winnebago Tribe

article Little Priest Tribal College prepares students for career, preserves Winnebago tribe culture (3/20/2017)
(Iowa) -- The Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC) is a local public community college operating in the states of Nebraska and Iowa. LPTC serves all students from all...
1 Article on this Issue

Residential Schools

article Supreme Law: Tribal Leaders Discuss Treaty Rights Under New Administration (3/17/2017)
(Idaho) -- Members of Idaho’s Nez Perce tribe are concerned about their treaty rights under a new president. That was the topic of the day at a conference that...
article 'We owe this to ourselves': Teachers learn how to talk residential schools at Winnipeg workshop (3/6/2017)
(Manitoba) -- Around 30 Winnipeg educators became students on Saturday at a workshop designed to build skills around teaching the history and legacy of residential...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Bisti Fuels at Navajo Mine Hosts Navajo Prep Students to Collect Seeds in Reclaimed Area (3/15/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The sun broke through the clouds that hovered over the northern part of Navajo Mine late February, as students from Navajo Preparatory School worked in...
article Speaker at UND shares her journey from Navajo Nation to Harvard (3/8/2017)
(North Dakota) -- From Navajo Nation to Harvard. For International Women's Day and Women's History Month, a lecturer at the University of North Dakota shared her...
article Navajo language to be taught in Grants-area schools (3/2/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo language will be offered in one more New Mexico school district under an agreement signed by the tribe and educators. Navajo President Russell...
article Rough Rock School no longer accredited (2/20/2017)
(Arizona) -- Rough Rock Community School, the first BIE contract school on the Navajo Nation, has lost its accreditation as of Jan. 31, the director of the school’...
article Shí, Robot / Machine understands Diné Bizaad (2/20/2017)
(Arizona) -- Students and professors at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute have developed a voice-operated robot that can be commanded using the Diné language...
article Bringing STEM and Navajo Culture Together (2/19/2017)
(Arizona) -- Shawn Jordan had traveled five hours to Church Rock, New Mexico, in the Navajo Nation. It was his first time on the Navajo reservation. Jordan, an assistant...
article Navajo Official Worries Cuts Under Trump Will Hurt Tribal Schools (2/19/2017)
(Arizona) -- The superintendent for Navajo schools said “alarming” calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave tribal...
article Navajo official worries cuts under Trump will hurt tribal schools (2/18/2017)
(Arizona) -- The superintendent for Navajo schools said “alarming” calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave tribal...
article Cronkite News: Navajo Nation school official worried about Trump era cuts (2/16/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The superintendent for Navajo schools said “alarming” calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave...
article In the Navajo Nation (2/14/2017)
(New Mexico) -- It’s the middle of winter break at midnight on New Year’s Eve, and eight Harvard students are hiking to a cabin through snow and sagebrush in...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

press release Joseph Eve CPAs to provide Title 31 training to San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino (3/15/2017)
(California) -- Joseph Eve CPAs will provide Title 31/anti-money laundering training to the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino. As part of the deal, experts from...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article BCC casino program moves ahead even as region’s gaming plan stall (3/13/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Bristol Community College's casino lab in Taunton is in full swing even if the Taunton casino itself has hit a wall. BCC is offering a series of...
article BCC casino program moves ahead even as region’s gaming plan stall (3/12/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Bristol Community College's casino lab in Taunton is in full swing even if the Taunton casino itself has hit a wall. BCC is offering a series of...
article BCC still game when it comes to casino lab in Taunton despite stalled casino (2/24/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Bristol Community College's casino lab in Taunton is in full swing even if the Taunton casino itself has hit a wall. BCC is offering a series of...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Chickasaw Nation

article Chickasaw Nation proclaims the month of March Youth Arts Month (3/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby recently proclaimed March as “Youth Arts Month” in the Chickasaw Nation. The proclamation acknowledges the...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article UNLV to host sports gaming seminar (3/10/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- With the prospect of sports betting being legalized nationwide, UNLV is hosting a two-day seminar in April to help regulators and policy makers understand...
1 Article on this Issue

Tulalip Tribe

article Schools at Tulalip learn about legendary fishing hero (3/10/2017)
(Washington) -- Prior to this week, many Native American students in Tulalip didn’t know much if anything about the legendary Billy Frank Jr. They do now. Chelsea...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

press release National Indian Gaming Associations and the Blackfeet Gaming Commission Host Gaming Commissioner Certification Training in Montana (3/8/2017)
(Montana) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) and the Blackfeet Gaming Commission hosted a NIGA Gaming Commissioner training at the Glacier Peaks Hotel...
1 Article on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article School Committee Stands by Foxborough Warrior Name, Logo (3/5/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Despite the filing of a bill in the state Senate that would outlaw the use of Native American names and logos for schools, officials in Foxborough say...
article Mohawk High School in Marcola drops Indians as mascot name (2/13/2017)
(Oregon) -- Mohawk High School teams have been known as the Indians since the Oregon school was established in the late 1920s. That's about to change.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wind River

article UW President Reaches Out to Reservation Schools (3/4/2017)
(Wyoming) -- University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols visited Wind River Indian Reservation schools this week as part of an outreach effort to promote new programs...
1 Article on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Oglala Lakota County schools eyeing building expansion (3/1/2017)
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Lakota County public schools are embarking on a major expansion effort that includes plans for revamping an elementary school and building...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Final Group of Indigenous Learners Graduate from Northern College Mining Program (2/26/2017)
(Ontario) -- Northern College held a graduation ceremony for the final of four groups of Indigenous learners who graduated from the Underground Hard Rock Miner Common...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article CHAVERS: How Alcatraz Helped Native American Students (2/24/2017)
(New Mexico) -- When we took over Alcatraz Island on November 19, 1969, none of us thought there would be some money to come out of it. But the Alcatraz Island...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article The rise of eSports in higher education (2/22/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Since the first video game competition was hosted at Stanford University in 1972, the world of gaming has come a long way, with eSports gaming...
article MSU esports association looks to increase use of game development room (2/20/2017)
(Michigan) -- The increased popularity of esports throughout the globe, is steadily growing not only in the U.S. or China, but also among U.S. college campuses. MSU is...
article WATCH: NBA makes slam dunk with eSports deal (2/12/2017)
(California) -- Competitive gaming, commonly referred to as “eSports,” is a growing industry and top sports organizations are getting in on the game.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

White Earth

article White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member (2/22/2017)
(Minnesota) -- A White Earth Nation judge will join the Minnesota State board of trustees. Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday, Feb. 22, named George W. Soule to fill a...
1 Article on this Issue

Whiteclay

article UNL journalists create ‘call-to-action’ documentary about Whiteclay (2/21/2017)
(Nebraska) -- In the past decade, there have been over 42 million cans of beer sold in Whiteclay, Nebraska. The people of Whiteclay are not the primary customers for the...
1 Article on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at Cornell (2/20/2017)
(New York) -- David Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, visited Cornell University on Feb. 16. to speak about the past struggles of the Sioux Nation...
1 Article on this Issue

Indigenous Peoples Day

article Williamsville school board tackles Columbus Day as educational experience (2/18/2017)
(New York) -- Some other area schools have changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Day, and now it is Williamsville's turn to tackle the topic.
article Students ask to change ‘Columbus Day’ to ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ (1/25/2017)
(New York) -- Christopher Columbus likely did many things in his life. One thing he did not do, though, is discover “The New World.” You can’t discover...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

National Congress of American Indians

article Native American Schools Need $388 Million for Modernization Program - NCAI Head (2/18/2017)
(Washington) -- Schools for Native Americans in the United States require at least $388 million to be effectively modernized, National Congress of American Indians...
1 Article on this Issue

Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article Choctaw tribe breaks ground on safe room at Pearl River Elementary (2/15/2017)
(Mississippi) -- The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians broke ground on a safe room project at Pearl River Elementary in Choctaw Tuesday. The groundbreaking is the...
article Choctaw tribe to expand elementary school, build housing (2/2/2017)
(Mississippi) -- The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians was awarded $18 million in the Ramah Navajo Chapter et al. V. Jewell lawsuit in January. Chief Phyliss Anderson...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Attawapiskat

article Attawapiskat’s new school undergoing repairs after being closed due to flood (2/12/2017)
(Ontario) -- Attawapiskat First Nation’s new school is still closed a month after a malfunctioning sprinkler system malfunctioned and flooded the building. Band...
1 Article on this Issue

Grand Ronde Tribe

article Eighth-grade teacher embraces Tribal history curriculum (2/11/2017)
(Texas) -- Eighth-grade students at Faulconer-Chapman School have a much more realistic view of local Native American history now that they are learning the Confederated...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Video casinos and education contributions (2/5/2017)
(New York) -- Video lottery casinos near Long Island -- Resorts World in Jamaica, Queens and Empire City in Yonkers -- are providing more revenue to education than are...
article As Schenectady casino opening approaches, college expands casino programs [sub req] (1/31/2017)
(New York) -- A new program at Schenectady County Community College is preparing students for jobs at the new Rivers Casino and Resort about a mile away from campus.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Osage Tribe

article “Reading Fun Night” Impacting Osage County Youth (1/28/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Debra Atterberry, a former educator, sat down to read a book to a small group of children Monday night in Barnsdall, Okla. The Osage Nation in...
1 Article on this Issue

Morongo Tribe

article Morongo conducts successful earthquake evacuation drill (1/26/2017)
(California) -- In an effort to be best prepared during a disaster, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians partnered with local emergency agencies to safely evacuate the...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Maryland casinos are pumping out billions for education. So why are there school budget deficits? (1/23/2017)
(Maryland) -- In the seven years since the first of Maryland's six casinos opened, they have pumped $1.7 billion into the state's Education Trust Fund —...
1 Article on this Issue

Catawba Nation

article Catawba Indian Nation leader says $4.5 million debt is hardship for tribe (1/22/2017)
(South Carolina) -- The Rock Hill school district’s latest attempt to collect a decades-long $4.5 million debt from the Catawba Indian Nation would hurt the tribe...
1 Article on this Issue

Cheyenne/Arapaho Tribe

article Arts institute to open on Cheyenne River Indian Reservation (1/21/2017)
(South Dakota) -- A nonprofit that for almost three decades has provided youth programs on South Dakota's Cheyenne River Indian Reservation is establishing a formal...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article ‘Indianpreneurship’ Training Sets Nevada Tribal Businesses Up to Succeed (3/24/2017)
(Nevada) -- Across Nevada, many tribal members are learning how to build and sustain their own business at "Indianpreneurship" workshops. The 5-year-old...
article Annual Native American Critical Issues Conference underway at local university (3/24/2017)
(Michigan) -- After 17 years, the Michigan Indian Education Council brought their annual Native American Critical Issues Conference back up to the UP.
article Grand opening of Marksville Sylvan Learning Center (3/24/2017)
(Louisiana) -- Sylvan Learning and the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana are pleased to announce the grand opening of a new location for Sylvan tutoring in Marksville.
article 3rd-graders explore Native American history (3/24/2017)
(Michigan) -- Third-graders from a Michigan school recently went on a field trip to a museum to learn more about the Native American history that they studied in class....
article Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith (3/24/2017)
(Bermuda) -- Gambling may be an “exciting form of entertainment, but it is not a sound financial strategy,” advises Dr Deborah Haskins, the Director of...
article Letters won't make the grade for some Yukon school report cards (3/23/2017)
(Yukon) -- Yukon's education department is looking to drop the A-B-Cs — from elementary school report cards. Nicole Morgan, assistant deputy minister of education for...
article UNM anthropology student awarded Native American Undergraduate Scholarship (3/23/2017)
(New Mexico) -- UNM anthropology major Jamie Stevens was awarded a $5,000 scholarship by the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Native American Undergraduate...
article Henderson County fifth-graders enjoy annual Native American program (3/23/2017)
(Kentucky) -- From the tiniest bone in a deer's toe to the hide, Native Americans used every bit of the animal they hunted for everything from needles to clothes.
article 'The rose-coloured glasses are off': Why experts, students suspect racism under-reported on campuses (3/22/2017)
(Canada) -- A CBC News investigation has found many Canadian universities received few or no complaints of racial discrimination on campus over the past five years, but...
article UPEI establishes teaching, knowledge garden to help 'indigenize' curriculum (3/22/2017)
(Prince Edward Island) -- The University of Prince Edward Island is continuing its efforts to indigenize the curriculum by creating the Sisters' Teaching and...
article OU symposium to address water issues, impact on tribal nations (3/21/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- OU’s College of Law and the Department of Native American Studies will team up to co-host an event covering environmental and water issues this week.
article Professor focuses work on tribal sustainability (3/21/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Hoping to see the world, Dr. Tiffanie Hardbarger began her post-secondary career with a degree in meetings and destination marketing from Northeastern...
article Standing Rock principal, state health employee named 2017 Bush Fellows (3/21/2017)
(North Dakota) -- A state health employee who emigrated from Kenya and the principal of Standing Rock Middle School were awarded the 2017 Bush Fellowship grant to help...
article Teacher at American Indian Center alleges racial and disability discrimination (3/21/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A teacher is suing the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, citing alleged racial discrimination and wrongful termination due to disability...
article Salish Kootenai College women win national tribal basketball championship (3/21/2017)
(Montana) -- The Salish Kootenai College women's hoops team won the National Tribal College Basketball Tournament in Rapid City, South Dakota this past weekend with...
article Budget cuts target after-school programs, aid to Native schools and teacher development (3/20/2017)
(Nebraska) -- A group of fifth- through eighth-graders spent the tail end of spring break at Goodrich Middle School puzzling through the engineering, mathematical and...
article Calgary university celebrates storied history of indigenous education (3/20/2017)
(Calgary) -- The Iniskim Centre is turning 10. The centre, whose name reflects the inii (buffalo), offers programs and services for indigenous students at Mount Royal...
article Canada's $1M teacher on how she won and what she'll do with the money (3/20/2017)
(Canada) -- Maggie MacDonnell has travelled the globe working as a teacher, with stints in Botswana, Tanzania and Congo. But it was her seven-year experience in Salluit...
article Maple sugar harvest part art, part science (3/20/2017)
(Saskatoon) -- Lee-Ann Ketchemonia says tapping a maple tree is part art, part science. Ketchemonia is one of the finalists in a provincial science fair for First...
article Organized sport bringing Indigenous students back to school in northern Alberta (3/20/2017)
(Alberta) -- When Danielle Cardinal started at the reserve school at Peerless Lake First Nation, she rarely stayed late. Now, as she finishes Grade 12, the 19-year-old...

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