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Maryland Gaming

article Maryland comptroller: Casino money for schools was a 'lie' (4/27/2017)
(Maryland) -- Maryland Casinos are on pace to have a record year in 2017, generating nearly $2 billion in revenue. Maryland voters approved casinos thinking much of the...
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Chumash Tribe

article Chumash Foundation a Gateway to Better Technology in Schools (4/25/2017)
(California) -- In an effort to upgrade computer equipment and resources in Santa Barbara County classrooms, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has launched the...
article Chumash support legislation to establish Native American studies (4/12/2017)
(California) -- Representatives of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians traveled to Sacramento recently to testify before the Assembly Education Committee in support...
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Navajo Nation

article Parents concerned about food fiasco at Navajo Nation school (4/25/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Parents say they are fed up with school lunches at one school that may be making children sick, and they say the school closed for two days because of it...
article These Navajo students have a 100% graduation rate (4/23/2017)
(Arizona) -- Clyde McBride teaches ag-science at Monument Valley High School in northeastern Arizona. The school is part of the Navajo Nation. Its students are poor....
article Native American Director Shares Navajo Culture on Campus (3/29/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Jerene Yazzie, a sophomore at Eastern New Mexico University, is helping the campus learn about cultural diversity and her Navajo heritage through her job...
article Special needs school raises money for clean water (3/25/2017)
(Arizona) -- The students at a special-education school on the Navajo Reservation have grown accustomed to two things: watching a dark, smelly liquid emerge from the...
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...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Tulalip Tribe

article Larsen meets with students, Tulalip Board (4/25/2017)
(Washington) -- U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington's 2nd District, stopped by Tulalip on April 21 to talk with the new Tulalip Tribal Board about the impacts of...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article Mercyhurst lecture to focus on Dakota Access Pipeline (4/23/2017)
(Michigan) -- A Mercyhurst University lecture at 7 p.m. Monday will focus on the struggle for environmental justice over the Dakota Access Pipeline. The lecture is free...
article Standing Rock Sioux member to discuss pipeline protest at Santa Rosa Junior College (4/1/2017)
(North Dakota) -- A Standing Rock Sioux tribe member is scheduled to speak Monday at Santa Rosa Junior College about the Dakota Access Pipeline protest and environmental...
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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Lakota immersion class works to recover lost language while strengthening culture (4/18/2017)
(South Dakota) -- A Catholic school on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota has introduced its first Lakota language immersion program. The small kindergarten...
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...
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Mascot Issue

article Native American Students Push San Diego State to Retire Controversial Aztec Mascot (4/17/2017)
(California) -- In 2001, San Diego State University dropped Monty Montezuma – a culturally insensitive cartoon figure that served as the school’s mascot...
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...
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eSports

article Esports team wants recognition from University of Minnesota (4/16/2017)
(Minnesota) -- Members of the University of Minnesota's League of Legends club say they want their esports team recognized as an official sport. The Minnesota Daily...
article Brescia University offering scholarships for eSports (4/5/2017)
(Kentucky) -- Brescia University will host a signing this week for the first five recruits for their new eSports program set to begin in the next school year. eSports is...
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...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation Gives More Than $14K to Kansas Public Schools (4/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation donated $14,000 to Kansas Public Schools in Delaware County to help with the construction of an indoor hitting facility for the school...
article Tribe helps robotics teams compete (4/6/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation donated $850 each to nine VEX Robotics teams from six area schools to help the teams compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship in...
article Cherokee Nation Helps Nine Teams Compete at VEX Robotics World Championship (3/30/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation donated $850 to nine VEX Robotics teams from six area schools to help the teams compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship in...
article Tribe Donates Millions To Schools (3/25/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation gave a record $5 million to 107 school districts during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day Friday, providing a...
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...
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St. Regis Mohawk

article Re-writing Mohawk language courses in St. Regis (4/6/2017)
(New York) -- Reclaiming traditional languages by teaching people to become fluent speakers is a project many First Nations are undertaking, including the Saint Regis...
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Hopi Tribe

article Hopi High student excels in studies at Northern Arizona University (3/28/2017)
(Arizona) -- Katrice Puhuhefvaya, a Gates Millennium Scholarship winner out of Hopi High School, is having a successful freshman year at Northern Arizona University (NAU...
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Residential Schools

article St. Charles College student receiving Truth and Reconciliation award (3/28/2017)
(Sudbury) -- Hannah Morningstar, a Grade 10 student from St. Charles College in Sudbury, is being recognized by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation for her...
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...
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Tobacco & Cigarettes

article First Nations teens create innovative smoking prevention campaign for B.C. youth (3/26/2017)
(British Columbia) -- First Nations teens and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) have announced a new smoking prevention campaign aimed at preventing the use of...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article How to revive Massachusetts’ first language (3/25/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- In a classroom in the basement of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribal resources center, a dozen or so toddlers are speaking a language that until a few...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Other News

article Event to help Native American girls prep for prom (4/27/2017)
(North Dakota) -- A free event offering donated prom dresses, hair styling and makeup to Native American students will be held Saturday at the Sacred Pipe Resource...
article Indigenous musicians, Ottawa high school choirs join voices (4/27/2017)
(Ottawa) -- Choirs from six Ottawa high schools will come together with Indigenous musicians Thursday night for a special performance of songs from First Nations, Métis...
article Parents, Indigenous leaders dread practical reality of Catholic school ruling (4/27/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- First Nations leaders and parents of Indigenous children in Saskatchewan say they are not keen on removing their children from Catholic schools,...
article Comments about Native Americans lead to MSU-Northern student's removal (4/26/2017)
(Montana) -- A white student was removed from Montana State University-Northern's campus after his comments about Native Americans caused some classmates to fear for...
article Trump’s Education Pick of Betsy DeVos Could Fail Native Kids (4/26/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald J. Trump’s pick of billionaire school choice advocate Betsy DeVos to head up the U.S. Department of Education is bad for...
article Bridging cultures, neighbourhoods, aim of work-study program at U of Winnipeg (4/25/2017)
(Winnipeg) -- Students from Winnipeg's inner-city and suburban neighbourhoods will soon begin to work and study together for 15 weeks as part of a university program...
article No more 5 a.m. boat rides and border crossings for students from northern Ontario First Nation (4/25/2017)
(Thunder Bay) -- There's a new solution for kids from one northwestern Ontario First Nation who were spending more time in transit than in school. Kiizhik School...
article RED INK indigenous dinner cooks up a great evening (4/25/2017)
(Arizona) -- Celebrity chef Nephi Craig, who made a guest appearance at ASU last weekend, doesn’t run a swanky New York restaurant or yell insults on a reality TV show....
article Should Native American Tribes Have Their Own Criminal Justice Systems? (4/25/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- One hallmark of American law is the presumption that separate is inherently unequal and that all residents of a given state are subject to the same...
article UCR Project to Install Solar Microgrid for San Bernardino County’s Chemehuevi Indian Tribe (4/25/2017)
(California) -- Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, together with a team of industry partners, have begun work...
article How Can Students Start Working in the Casino Industry? (4/25/2017)
(USA) -- If you’re just starting out in the world of work then there may be many career choices that you haven’t yet considered.
article Halifax schools could start each day with recognition of Mi'kmaq lands (4/24/2017)
(Nova Scotia) -- Morning announcements could soon sound a bit different at schools in the Halifax Regional School Board. The board is considering adding a statement to...
article Haskell English Professor Designs Native American Influenced Board Game by Damon Peak (4/24/2017)
(Kansas) -- Over the course of 3 years, Haskell University English Professor Smokey McKinney has molded a simple creative idea into a board game called “Nyew Jigwe’k”,...
article MacArthur "genius" fellow joins University staff (4/24/2017)
(Kansas) -- Starting next fall, students will have the opportunity to learn about Native American law and sexual violence against Native women, and how both concepts...
article Students can wear Native American regalia at graduation under bill signed into law Friday (4/23/2017)
(Montana) -- As high schools prepare for graduation ceremonies across Montana, Gov. Steve Bullock has signed a bill allowing Native American students to wear traditional...
article ICMN’s Cierra Fields Receives $10,000 Make Sense Foundation Scholarship (4/23/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The non-profit Make Sense Foundation recently awarded $100,000 in scholarships to deserving young women who are college bound in the fall of 2017. Among...
article A healing song and symbolic feather to close the first day of Medicine X |ED (4/23/2017)
(California) -- Everyone rose to their feet and a hush came over the crowd as Erik Brodt, MD, wrapped up his closing keynote speech to end the first day of Stanford...
article Indigenous campus model ‘irresponsible (4/23/2017)
(Australia) -- Internationally renowned Indigenous education expert Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney has warned that providing more funding for Indigenous education to...
article Indian Commission, Stewart School budgets proceed at Nevada Legislature (4/22/2017)
(Nevada) -- A legislative subcommittee on Friday gave the first official approval to budgets for the Nevada Indian Commission and Stewart Indian School Living Legacy....
article Students from Ahtahkakoop First Nation cross country for anti bullying project (4/22/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- A small group of students from Saskatchewan and Québec are joining forces to combat bullying. The goal is to train the students to become leaders in...

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