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Native American student teaches self-defense

MESA-With kicks, blocks and twists of the wrist, 16-year-old Kylie Hunts-in-Winter is teaching Native American boys and girls to stay safe. Her defense classes have a mission: to... — Updated 4/5/2019

 

Anishinaabe man's journey emulates that of Indigenous old-timers

Winnipeg, Man.-Timothy Lawrence Coughlan is no stranger to adventure. As UWinnipeg's Aboriginal recruiter, Coughlan, who is an Anishinaabe from Bloodvein First Nation, has clocked... — Updated 4/5/2019

 

Youth anti-stigma program resonates with Indigenous communities

CALGARY, Alberta-Imagine having a teepee room in your school with elder volunteers taking turns being available for students. This is a reality, thanks to the HEADSTRONG program.... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

Pulling no punches: 14-year-old girl aspires to be first Navajo boxer to win Olympics

CHINLE, Ariz.-Even with modern technology, it's nearly impossible to find the homemade boxing gym identified by a tattered wooden sign that reads, "Damon-Bahe Boxing Gym." In and... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

Students participate in Orange Shirt Day

PORT ALBERNI, B.C.-Students across Canada took time in late September to learn about residential schools. In Port Alberni, B.C., on September 28, NEW (Nuu-chah-nulth Education... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Northwest Indian College awarded $3.5m grant from the national science foundation

BELLINGHAM, Wash.-Northwest Indian College's (NWIC) Salish Sea Research Center (SSRC) on the Lummi campus was awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to su... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Junior Miss Cherokee presents at National Tribal Health conference

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-Junior Miss Cherokee Kaitlyn Pinkerton recently presented at the 35th annual National Indian Health Board's Tribal Health Conference in September, where she shared... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Beyond the reservation: NABI focuses on education as well as basketball

PHOENIX-As Samantha Quigley tears down another rebound, she sees more than a basketball. In her hands is something beyond an object that she can dribble around defenders and put... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

Remember the Removal Bike Ride cyclists complete 1,000-mile memorial ride

TAHLEQUAH, OKLA.-Cyclists from the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride arrived in Tahlequah Thursday, finishing their three-week trek that retraced the northern route of the Trail o... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Cheyenne River Youth Project teens learn about becoming Lakota leaders

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D.-Earlier this month, five Lakota teens who are participating in the Cheyenne River Youth Project's "Growing Into Wowachinyepi" program traveled to Washington, D.C.... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Annual financial literacy event helps Native American youth

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-Recently, Isleta Pueblo and Tiwa Lending Services, a community development financial institution, held the third annual Native American Youth Empowerment Summit.... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Cheyenne River youth launch performing art series

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D.-The Cheyenne River Youth Project officially launched its Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Performing Art Series in April and will host regularly scheduled events... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Foundation announces 2018 Mentor Artist Fellowship Awards

VANCOUVER, Wash.-The national not-for-profit Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) has awarded eight accomplished artists representing six states as the 2018 NACF Mentor... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Young Canadians to guide country's first youth policy

OTTAWA, Ont.-The Prime Minister and Minister of Youth, Justin Trudeau, recently announced several ways for young Canadians, including indigenous young people, to take part in the de... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Navajo Nation launches Youth Advisory Council

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.-The three branch chiefs came together in February to approve the appointments of the first ever Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council (NNYAC). The¬†NNYAC was desig... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Navajo man takes rodeo championship

LAS VEGAS, Nev.-The Office of the President and Vice President (OPVP) congratulates Navajo tribal member Erich Rogers along with his heeler, Cory Petska, for becoming the 2017... — Updated 1/4/2018

 

Canoe carving teaches tribal traditions to youth

LAPWAI, IDAHO-How do you help children enjoy a sense of their heritage? Nez Perce Tribe member Julian Matthews thought that enlisting the kids' help in carving a traditional canoe... — Updated 11/16/2017

 

Cherokee National Youth Choir wins best pop recording at Native American music awards

TAHLEQUAH-The Cherokee National Youth Choir's album "Celebration" was named Best Pop Recording during the 17th annual Native American Music Awards held Saturday, Oct. 14. This... — Updated 11/16/2017

 

Aquinnah Wampanoag citizen aims to make history in Massachusetts

FOXBORO, MA-Jacob Ventura, a citizen of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe, is hoping to make history in Massachusetts. Ventura, a Republican, is running to represent the Bristol and... — Updated 10/5/2017

 

Darian Baskatawang aims to be the youngest Ontario chief

THUNDER BAY, ON-A First Nations election this fall could make history. Darian Baskatawang, 21, is running for chief of Whitesand First Nation, located about 250 kilometres... — Updated 10/5/2017

 

"I play for the youth": Pimicikamak softball team represents Manitoba

PIMICIKAMAK, MB-Megwan Muswaggon felt nervous the first time he stepped on the pitcher's mound at the Canada Summer Games. The softball player from the small northern community of... — Updated 10/5/2017

 

Blackfeet Nation student denied painted cap for graduation

FLATHEAD, MT-A public school district in Montana is apologizing to a student from the Blackfeet Nation who wasn't allowed to wear a painted cap for graduation. Zephrey Holloway,... — Updated 7/15/2017

 

It's selfie time!

I was in the gym recently and noticed that I'm looking a little more muscular than I have in a long time. I was like "Hmm, I look good! Selfie time!" Like most gym dwellers, I take... — Updated 5/12/2017

 

Finding Joy and Purpose

Roel Arthur Ali III, known fondly as "Bob", is a young man with an incredible desire to lead his people. He is the second son of one of the most respected elders of the Ata tribe... — Updated 3/13/2017

 

Would Jesus Eat Frybread?

LAWRENCE, KS-The fourth annual "Would Jesus Eat Frybread?" conference was held at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, November 4-6, 2016. "Would Jesus Eat Frybrea... — Updated 1/9/2017

 

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