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Release Date: July 20, 2015 E

Angel Reddest opened Nunpa Theatre in Pine Ridge to provide entertainment, give people something to do, and provide jobs.

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Release Date: July 17, 2015 E

Have a great idea on how to impact your community? We R Native would love to help you accomplish your goals. Apply for a grant. Open to American Indian and Alaska Native youth 13-21 years old....

Release Date: July 17, 2015 E

National Book Award winner Sherman Alexie, Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, will release his first picture book in May 2016. "Thunder Boy Jr.," is...

Release Date: July 16, 2015 E

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee recently took testimony on juvenile justice, with witnesses urging major reforms of the current system.

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Release Date: July 14, 2015 E

Attackmen Miles and Lyle Thompson, co-Tewaaraton award-winning lacrosse players for the Florida Launch, are featured in Nike’s “Short a guy” advertisement.

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Release Date: July 13, 2015 E

Rolling Stone interviewed Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 15-year-old trilingual Indigenous hip-hop artist from Boulder who sits on President Obama's youth council and has already organized youth crews on...

Release Date: July 13, 2015 E

Hamilton Seymour, a young member of the Nooksack Tribe of Washington, introduced First Lady Michelle Obama at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering. The Center for Native American...

Release Date: July 10, 2015 E

What makes powwows so special? Powwow season is a time of renewal, a time to create a sense of community and belonging between many tribes, tongues, and nations. Share in the community and...

Release Date: July 9, 2015 E

Michelle Obama on Thursday told hundreds of Native American youths that they are all precious and sacred and that “each of you was put on this earth for a reason.” Teenagers at the summit...

Release Date: July 9, 2015 E

Ryan Elizabeth Feddersen, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Okanogan / Arrow Lakes), is a mixed media installation artist residing in Seattle, WA. She recently spent nine days to...

Release Date: July 7, 2015 E

Ohkay Owingeh will use a $155,000 grant from the state of New Mexico to build a community wellness center, Indian Country Today reports. The center will help the tribe combat high rates of...

Release Date: July 6, 2015 E

When the Cheyenne River Youth Project started its organic garden in 1999, staff at the 26-year-old nonprofit would never have guessed where the little garden would take them. Sustainable...

Release Date: July 5, 2015 E

Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez, who was raised in the Aztec tradition, spoke earnestly to the United Nations General Assembly June 29 challenging the representatives to make “great decisions,” and...

Release Date: July 3, 2015 E

Two Native Youth who have had their hearts set on going to this year’s White House Tribal Youth Summit have raised the necessary funds to do it. With the help of fundraising websites and social...

Release Date: July 1, 2015 E

The National Urban Indian Youth Alliance (NUIYA), a youth-driven organization that advocates for American Indian and Alaska Native youth...

Release Date: June 30, 2015 E

Twelve young members of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska will attend the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering. The youth accepted the Generation Indigenous challenge and created the Ponca...

Release Date: June 28, 2015 E

Like many graphic novels, “Kagagi” includes evil villains and superhuman powers, but what makes this comic book unique is that the characters and the storyline are deeply rooted in Algonquin...

Release Date: June 27, 2015 E

Patty Talahongva, Hopi, is working with local Native American nonprofits to restore the Phoenix Indian School’s defunct band building and turn it into a Native American cultural center. The new...

Release Date: June 26, 2015 E

Deadline: August 10, 2015

Description: Young change-makers can now apply for a Summer of Creativity Grant to help make their community greener, safer,...

Release Date: June 23, 2015 E

Horseback riders in Chiloquin, Oregon recently began a 250 mile trek to the Oregon State Capitol. The ride is organized by the group “Honor the Treaty of 1864,” and stands for the right for the...

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