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Release Date: May 29, 2015 E

Young actors from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation presented their independent movie “Songs My...

Release Date: May 28, 2015 E

John Herrington, a member of the Chickasaw Tribe and the first Native astronaut, is one of only 215 humans to have been outside an aircraft in space. He is now retired, but he spoke to students at...

Release Date: May 22, 2015 E

Alvera Cook, (Vé'ho'kevá'e, Little White Woman) Northern Cheyenne earned a second master’s degree in education, and was also selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student of 2015 by her professors...

Release Date: May 20, 2015 E

Sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), this is a graduate-level educational loan awarded to United States Federally-recognized...

Release Date: May 20, 2015 E

Alex Fierro, a fourth-grader in the Visalia Unified School District, was uncomfortable with a song he was learning in the music program. As a result, Alex told his mom that the lyrics made him...

Release Date: May 15, 2015 E

The Cobell Scholars fund is intended to provide scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students to defray the cost of attendance at both post-secondary vocational schools and...

Release Date: May 15, 2015 E

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) offers graduate-level fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native community members (students) who are pursuing a graduate or professional level...

Release Date: May 14, 2015 E

Students, elders, community members, and staff celebrated Red Ink Magazine’s 25th anniversary – and the beginning of “...

Release Date: May 12, 2015 E

On May 8, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5433 into law, making it mandatory for schools in his state to educate students about the history and governance of the indigenous...

Release Date: May 12, 2015 E

Ten Pueblo students received doctoral degrees from Arizona State University (ASU) as part of the Pueblo Indian doctoral-training project, a joint endeavor between ASU's School of Social...

Release Date: May 8, 2015 E

Thee graduate and undergraduate scholarships are awarded to United States Federally-recognized American Indian and Alaska Native community members (students). To be considered, applicants must be...

Release Date: May 7, 2015 E

As part of its Rebel Music series, MTV released a "Rebel Music Native America: 7th Generation...

Release Date: May 5, 2015 E

Students at the University of Massachusetts were treated to a lecture on life through indigenous eyes by Ramona Peters, Bear Clan, Mashpee Wampanoag. Peters spoke for an hour on a variety of...

Release Date: May 4, 2015 E

Oklahoma State University student Amber Suena Anderson said her Cherokee Nation beliefs have encouraged her to serve as a mentor for other Native American students at OSU through various roles...

Release Date: May 4, 2015 E

The Obama administration has named Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as a Promise Zone community. The designation is meant to help lift communities out of poverty by partnering with the federal...

Release Date: May 2, 2015 E

The list of 2015 Truman Scholars includes three Native American students: Villanova University junior Keith Martinez, Oglala Lakota Sioux; Stanford senior Alfred Delena, who grew up on the Pueblo...

Release Date: May 1, 2015 E

The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) presented its preliminary findings and recommendations on Thursday at the first in a series of public forums in...

Release Date: May 1, 2015 E

The Juvenile Services Center in Rapid City is more than just a facility for locking up youth. During the week, there are 50 plus hours of programming available for all juveniles, including some...

Release Date: May 1, 2015 E

Students at Northwest Indian College in Washington are excelling in the field of rocket science, causing NASA to call and provide $5,000 a year for three years to help further their studies. This...

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