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Gun Lake

article Gun Lake Tribe gives Hopkins schools $93M for tech purchases (8/16/2017)
(Michigan) -- Hopkins Public Schools will be able to give their students a stronger tech education thanks to a financial gift from the Gun Lake Tribe. During an event...
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Pine Ridge

article Three South Dakota universities working together to help on the Pine Ridge Reservation (8/16/2017)
(South Dakota) -- A handful of students from three South Dakota universities are hoping to improve life on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Our Jon Wilson takes you to Kyle...
article Private Girls’ School on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Is ‘Safe Haven’ (8/9/2017)
(South Dakota) -- “It is not a question of if our students will go to college; it is a question of which college they will attend,” said Cindy Giago, Oglala...
article The Real Legacy of Crazy Horse (8/2/2017)
(South Dakota) -- It’s not our fault,” Jacob Rosales said. I had asked the recent high-school graduate what he wants people to know about life on the...
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Tulalip Tribe

article Kids get school supplies at Tulalip Bash (8/15/2017)
(Washington) -- Tulalip Tribal members and other Marysville Native American students can come to Tulalip Youth Services' Back to School Bash for free backpacks,...
article Tulalip graduates show a range of emotions (6/14/2017)
(Washington) -- Heritage High School graduates showed a range of emotions at their graduation Tuesday night. Kiana Hernandez was relieved. “It’s been a long...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article BCC ‘Casino lab,’ first of its kind in Massachusetts, officially opens in Taunton (8/13/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- They call it a casino lab: a room with a wildly colorful carpet and low, indirect lighting with spotlights on the four felt-topped blackjack tables,...
article Bristol Community College introduces new gaming lab (8/13/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The stakes are high inside Bristol Community College's new gaming lab. A first-of-its-kind lab in Massachusetts is preparing students to work in...
article BCC ups the ante with new casino management program (8/12/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- With three new casinos set to open in Massachusetts, Bristol Community College is now offering hands-on training for students hoping to break into...
article BCC gets approval for casino training program (6/22/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Bristol Community College has won approval from the state gaming commission for courses training students to be casino workers.
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation Tribal Council to mull scholarship funding (8/8/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Executive and Finance Committee of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council will hold a special session to review funding for the Cherokee Nation Promise...
article Cherokees Help With Education Funding (6/13/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Northeastern State University for training in the latest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teaching and learning techniques at the Cherokee Nation...
article Cherokee Nation helps more than 150 educators with STEM training (6/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- More than 150 educators traveled to Northeastern State University for training in the latest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teaching and...
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Pechanga Tribe

article Pechanga and Temecula Dollars for Scholars awards 87 local scholarships (8/8/2017)
(California) -- On a Monday night in April, hundreds of teens and families from the city of Murrieta’s three high schools gathered at the Murrieta Mesa High School...
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Trump Adminstration

article Trump Official Urges Tribes To Demand Free College Tuition In Gaming Compacts [reg req] (8/8/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- In negotiating gaming compacts with states, tribes should insist on free tuition for all of their members who want to attend college, according to a...
article Justice Department plans new project to sue universities over affirmative action policies (8/1/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Justice Department officials are planning a new project to investigate and sue universities over affirmative action admissions policies they...
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Navajo Nation

article Navajo Nation partners to support special education training (8/7/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Navajo students aspiring to become special education teachers will now have an additional avenue to do so, thanks to a new program created jointly by the...
article Navajo Head Start superintendent removed amid probe (8/6/2017)
(Arizona) -- The superintendent for Navajo Head Start has been removed amid an investigation into allegations of misconduct and misuse of funding.
article Chief Manuelito Scholarships awarded by Nation to 10 Tuba City High School students (8/1/2017)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation honored 147 high school students for their exceptional academic excellence by awarding them a Chief Manuelito Scholarship. Ten students...
article Lynette Lookingback becomes Navajo reservation's first full-time female AD (7/12/2017)
(Arizona) -- Lynette Lookingback was a student, an athlete and a visionary during her high school years at Ganado in the late 1990s. But she never imagined she would...
article Ninth Circuit Court Denies School District End-Run Around Navajo Nation Courts (7/1/2017)
(Arizona) -- On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 the Navajo Nation secured the second of two back-to-back victories against state public school districts seeking to avoid review...
article Dream Diné Charter School celebrates school year, progress (6/5/2017)
(New Mexico) -- After naming his clans in the Navajo language, Curtis Canuto, a third-grader at Dream Diné Charter School, shared a lesson he learned this year. "We...
article Navajo school immerses tribal youth in Diné language and culture (5/30/2017)
(Arizona) -- “Béédaałniih: Diné bizaad bídahwiil’aah. Táadoo biligáana k’ehjí yádaalłti’í. Ahéhee’.” These are the first words that...
article Kinlani students work on solution to NGS (5/28/2017)
(Arizona) -- A group of nine senior high school students from the Kinlani Boardertown Dorm are hoping to bring their solution to the possible 2019 closure of the Navajo...
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Quapaw Tribe

article NEO partners with Quapaw Tribe to increase reach of online learning (8/6/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- As part of a Department of Education Title III Grant program, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) has partnered with the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma...
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eSports

article As eSports grow, gamers hopes to see more support from ASU (8/5/2017)
(Arizona) -- As confetti rained down on Arizona State University’s eSports “Real Dream Team,” a sold-out CenturyLink Field Event Center crowd in...
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Mohegan Tribe

article Newly formed Mohegan Youth Council trains future leaders (8/2/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Five members of the Mohegan Tribe were elected to positions last week in the tribe’s new Youth Council that will focus on promoting continued...
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New York Gaming

article Resorts World Catskills to open three regional casino dealer schools (8/2/2017)
(New York) -- Resorts World Catskills will operate three casino dealer schools, one in each of Sullivan, Orange and Ulster counties, in the coming weeks. The schools...
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Spirit Lake Tribe

article New centralized Head Start building aims to help children, families in Spirit Lake (8/1/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Looking out from cafeteria windows at the Spirit Lake Nation's Head Start facility onto green hills of buffalo pasture, Cynthia Lindquist can...
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Native Voices

article NEWCOMB: Toward a Native Nations Studies Curriculum in California (7/27/2017)
(California) -- In February of this year, 2017, California Representative Monique Limón introduced California Assembly Bill 738 (CA AB-738), entitled Pupil Instruction:...
article CHAVERS: How Alcatraz Helped Native American Students (7/26/2017)
(California) -- 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...
article RED SHIRT: The Importance Of Tribal Colleges (6/1/2017)
(South Dakota) -- I attended a graduation at one of this country, our country’s oldest and top universities this week. The Native American center at this...
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First Nations Politics

article 'It's just not fair, It's not right': First Nations say schools still getting short-changed (7/26/2017)
(Saskatoon) -- First Nations say their students and teachers are still getting short-changed. "It's just not fair. It's not right," said File Hills...
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Seneca Nation

article Seneca Nation, Lake Shore and Evans to fund school resource officer (7/25/2017)
(New York) -- Lake Shore Central School District will continue to have a school resource officer for the next three years, thanks to a collaboration between the Seneca...
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Gila River

article Building pros share job skills with Gila River students (7/24/2017)
(Arizona) -- Recently ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering brought together a host of local companies and academic experts to share building and engineering...
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Muscogee Creek

article Eufaula Creek dormitory for Natives taking (7/22/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Muscogee (Creek) Nation Eufaula Dormitory is currently accepting applications for enrollment for the school year 2017-18. Enrollment dates for students...
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Wyandotte Nation

article Wyandotte students the product of educational and cultural cooperation (7/21/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Local Native American students are outperforming those in other states academically. From preschool through high school graduation, students in Wyandotte...
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Sherman Alexie

article Conejo censorship sets chilling precedent (7/15/2017)
(California) -- Last month, the Conejo Valley Unified School District board met to discuss the English/Language Arts Articulation Committee’s proposal to include...
article Controversial book to remain in Sauk Prairie school curriculum (7/15/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- After months of debate and parent feedback, a controversial book will remain in classrooms. The Sauk Prairie School Board announced in a July 14 press...
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Poker

article Learn how to perfect your poker face at a Vegas master class (7/13/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Want to learn to be a better poker player when you hit the casino? This class could help. “Perfecting Your Poker Face” will be held July 20 at...
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Land Issues

article Native American community, Metro work together to provide culturally appropriate access to public land (7/11/2017)
(Montana) -- Like any good Native American storyteller, I need to start at the beginning. Not with a creation story, not at 1492, but where this story begins for me.
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Hopi Tribe

article Questions deepen at Hopi school (7/3/2017)
(Arizona) -- Hopi Mission School in Ky­kots­movi, Ariz., has a new name and staff, prompting questions about who is operating the Native American ministry with...
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Suicide

article Tribes allege discrimination by school district so bad Native American students committed suicide (6/30/2017)
(Montana) -- The Fort Peck tribes filed a complaint Wednesday against a Montana school district alleging pervasive discrimination against Native American students in...
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Residential Schools

article First Nations students explore residential school history in film (6/21/2017)
(British Columbia) -- A group of Grade 11 students from Lil'Wat First Nation in B.C. are exploring the experiences of residential school survivors — some of...
article Honorary degree for man who chaired Truth and Reconciliation Commission (6/5/2017)
(Manitoba) -- The chief commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is receiving an honorary degree from the University of Calgary. Sen. Murray Sinclair, who...
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Mascot Issue

article Saugus School Committee united in opposition to bill that would prohibit Native American mascots/logos in schools (6/13/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Wearing matching red T-shirts with the message “Great Day to be a Sachem,” School Committee members presented a unified front in...
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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Shakopee Tribe partners with tribal colleges for language program (6/1/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is launching a Dakota language training program. The goal of the Voices of Our Ancestors program is to keep the...
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MGM Resorts

article OP/ED: Five Strategic Initiatives That Transformed My Company (5/28/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- On Monday, April 17, MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren visited Wharton’s campus to meet with students and speak to a packed...
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Illinois Gaming

article OP/ED: My turn: New casino bills take billions from Illinois education (5/27/2017)
(Illinois) -- Passing the Illinois Senate on May 17 and pending in the House, Senate Bill 7 would authorize a Chicago Casino Development Authority (CCDA) as a government...
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Japan Gaming

article UNLV students promote plans for Japanese resorts (5/27/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- It had to have been one of the most real-life college assignments students at UNLV’s International Gaming Institute have ever undertaken. Students...
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Other News

article 10 Ways to Boost Tribal Language Programs (8/18/2017)
(Indian Country) -- The traditional arts of building canoes and fishing traps, making rabbit fur blankets, and pine nut picking are celebrated in the Washoe Tribe of...
article Four Tribal Colleges Receive ‘Toyota TCU STEM Award’ from American Indian College Fund (8/18/2017)
(Colorado) -- A program that encourages American Indians to pursue STEM education and environmental research earned Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in...
article 10 Ways Native Youth Can Learn About Their Culture (8/17/2017)
(New York) -- Considering traditions, language and ceremony have been passed down for many generations in many tribes, there is a lot to learn in the way of culture. To...
article Bill supports Native American college opportunities (8/17/2017)
(California) -- More than one in three Native American kids live in poverty, and 22 percent ages 25 and older have not finished high school, the lowest of any racial/...
article Professor of Anthropology Julia King Awarded $240,000 Grant for Native American Study (8/17/2017)
(Virginia) -- St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Anthropology Julia King, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR),...
article Anishinabek leaders enter into historic self-governing education system (8/16/2017)
(Sudbury) -- Twenty-three Ontario Indigenous communities signed historic agreements with the federal and provincial governments today in Chippewas of Rama First Nation...
article Governor Brown Signs Bill to Make it ‘Faster and Easier’ for Native American Students to get into College (8/16/2017)
(California) -- More than one in three Native American kids live in poverty, and 22 percent ages 25 and older have not finished high school, the lowest of any racial/...
article Northwestern Ontario First Nations take control of education (8/16/2017)
(Ontario) -- Four First Nations in northwestern Ontario are among 23 province-wide that signed an agreement with the federal government today handing over control of K-...
article Students complete fieldwork with the Ojibwe, a Native American people (8/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Issues of global health may be in our backyards. That was one takeaway of a student minoring in global health who embarked on a different kind of...
article As alumni pass, Indian school focuses on connecting ancestors (8/15/2017)
(Ohio) -- Last year's Genoa Indian Industrial School annual reunion included 97-year-old alumnus Sid Byrd, who was a young boy when the school closed in 1937. Byrd...
article Megan Red Shirt-Shaw: FIERCE Defender of Native American Students (8/15/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The Harvard Graduate School of Education may not have been ready for Megan Red Shirt-Shaw, Oglala Lakota, but she was more than ready for the...
article Pyramid Lake Paiute member overcomes challenges to achieve her goals (8/15/2017)
(Nevada) -- Loni Romo knows a thing or two about adapting to tough situations. Romo, 32, an enrolled member of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, is a mother of two who recently...
article Revealing the history of genocide against California’s Native Americans (8/15/2017)
(California) -- The mid-19th century was a perilous time to be an indigenous person in California. State militia companies, United States Army units, vigilante groups...
article New Committee Advises UW President on Native American Issues (8/15/2017)
(Wyoming) -- A new committee has been established to advise University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols on Native American affairs. Since taking over as president,...
article Massachusetts college opens new ‘Casino Lab’ to train future casino workers (8/14/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- It has been a busy year for the state of Massachusetts and the now the Bay State has a ‘first of its kind’ casino lab to help students...
press release Sharpen Your Skills at the 2017 AMERIND Risk Institute (8/14/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Calling all Human Resources directors, housing authority employees, Tribal officer managers and gaming operations professionals across Indian Country....
article Alaska Needs More Alaska Native Teachers (8/13/2017)
(Alaska) -- In Alaska schools, Alaska Natives make up 25 percent of the student body, but less than 5 percent of the teaching force. PITAAS—Preparing Indigenous Teachers...
article New San Carlos Apache College aims to preserve culture, prepare for future (8/13/2017)
(Arizona) -- When the first students walk into classes at the new San Carlos Apache College on Monday, they’ll not only be learning biology and accounting, they’ll be...
article Amanda Young receives Cedar Award for Native American women advocacy (8/12/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Amanda Young received the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 35 Section 6 Fire Keeper Cedar Award at the annual APA Convention held in...
article Melissa Wheeler receives award for contributions to Native and Indigenous Psychology (8/12/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Melissa Wheeler recently received the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 45 The Society for the Psychological Study of Culture,...

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