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Release Date: June 23, 2015 E

Michigan’s Brimley Elementary serves two groups that often struggle academically: Native American and low-income families. But at this school, American Indian students are outperforming other...

Release Date: June 18, 2015 E

The Pine Ridge School has received $218,000 at their request under the U.S. Department of Education’s Project School...

Release Date: June 16, 2015 E

Students from The Tulalip Construction Training Center built two small homes for The Low Income Housing Institute....

Release Date: June 12, 2015 E

The Red Cloud Indian Art Show is the largest and longest running Native American art show of its kind in the country, and one of...

Release Date: June 12, 2015 E

At this year’s annual membership reception, National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) bestowed its 2015 Member of the Year Award to...

Release Date: June 12, 2015 E

Funded by the Marguerite Casey Foundation, this offers a new opportunity for emerging and established journalists from ethnic and mainstream media who cover issues on poverty.

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Release Date: June 11, 2015 E

Starting in September, students at public elementary schools in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, will be required to learn Sm'algyax, the language of the Tsimshian First Nations.

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Release Date: June 11, 2015 E

Justin Maese, a young member of the Tigua Tribe of Texas, has been drafted by Major League Baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Release Date: June 9, 2015 E

People who recover from opioid overdoses, and receive counseling and resources during their time of crisis, are more likely to make the effort to overcome their addiction. Law enforcement and...

Release Date: June 8, 2015 E

Delvecchio Kaye, a member of the Navajo Nation and a freshman at Dine College in Arizona, is headed to the College...

Release Date: June 7, 2015 E

Students in an Ojibwe language class at the University of Massachusetts Amherst floated around a local pond in what is believed to be the first birchbark canoe to sail locally in 300 years.

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Release Date: June 5, 2015 E

At the THRIVE conference from July 22-26, 2015 in Portland, OR, participants will learn about the signs of suicide, healthy relationships, and much more. Sessions will incorporate American Indian/...

Release Date: June 5, 2015 E

The second annual Summer Leadership Summit for Native Youth in Food & Agriculture at the University of Arkansas School of Law will take place July 19-28, 2015 and is being offered free to...

Release Date: June 4, 2015 E

Students from the Oglala Sioux Tribe joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Let’s Move!...

Release Date: June 3, 2015 E

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is encouraging more tribes to secure waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act. Schools in 43...

Release Date: June 1, 2015 E

The Native American Children's Safety Act requires background checks of all adults in a home where...

Release Date: May 29, 2015 E

Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany and member of the Onondaga Nation of New York, was presented with his second consecutive Tewaaraton Award...

Release Date: May 29, 2015 E

Hosted by the Native Wellness Institute, the purpose of the Native Youth Leadership, Athletic & Adventure Academy is to combine leadership...

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