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Students Use Art to Defy Stereotypes

Students at Todd County High School, on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation (in Mission, South Dakota), have a message for the world: they are more than the negative stereotypes so often associated with their people. They are more than an image …

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Cherokee elder Wynema Smith reading to students at Cherokee Language Immersion School in Tahlequah.

Audio Books Bring Cherokee Language to Students and Public

The Cherokee Nation Foundation has created a reading center with audio books to help preserve the Cherokee Language. The center was created through a partnership with Cherokee Media

U.S. Consults Tribes to Improve AI/AN Education

Four Tribal Leader Education Roundtables have been scheduled over the next few weeks as a result of U.S. Executive Order 13592 – Improving American Indian and Alaska

National Indian Education Association Selects New Executive Director

On July 6, the National Indian Education Association, the nation's largest Indian education organization, announced that its board of directors has selected Colin Kippen to serve as

Prairie Band Potawatomi Brings Higher Ed to Its Reservation

Through an agreement with Friends University, members and employees of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation can now obtain a college degree without leaving the reservation. Beginning this

Be Heard at Upcoming Indian Education Listening Session

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be conducting a listening session to discuss priorities and recommendations for Indian education on March 3 from 2:00 p.m. to

Actress Leaves Indian College Fund $100,000

The late actress Bea Arthur left $100,000 to the American Indian College Fund for the Bea Arthur Scholarship Fund, according to a press release issued by the


Choctaw Nation Launches Online Scholarship Database

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has launched an online database to provide its youth and their parents with access to scholarship information. The database, custom-designed and provided through

College Football Star Rolls Out Health Program to Native American Kids

College football star Myron Rolle, in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior, is rolling out a program to DOI-funded schools that will educate Native American students


Workshop Shows How Languages Can Be Preserved with Technology

Indian tribes have really embraced technology, but when it comes to solutions and tools that can help them save their languages, their arms could not be

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