September 14, 2016
Carlyle W. Begay

The results have been in for some time and the conclusion is alarming: government-run schools have failed and continue to fail Native American kids from coast to coast.  This is why I am concerned with a recent opinion piece by reporter Tanya Lee,

July 26, 2016
André Cramblit

I had a few trepidations about attending my first college reunion. I did not have the traditional great Dartmouth experience during my four years in New Hampshire. In fact, I had a full-blown panic attack the first time I attended a non-Native alumni event at Dartmouth. PTSD is a beyotch.

July 25, 2016
Peter d'Errico

Luci Tapahonso (Navajo) wrote the text for a photo essay in the July 2016 issue of Smithsonian magazine: "For Mor

July 02, 2016
Terri Miles

Editor’s note: The following was written as an open letter to Indiana University on behalf of a committee of the people who created and maintained the programming of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center at Indiana

June 06, 2016
André Cramblit

This past week I attended the Native American Graduation Ceremony at Humboldt State University located in Arcata, CA The Indian Tribal & Educational Personnel Program (ITEPP) has been at the core of the support for Natives at HSU and I am one of their minions.  They have now branched out into

May 18, 2016
David Lewis

American history consists of history written primarily from the perspectives of white American historians. This is the truth that many Natives live with regularly. As a researcher and scholar I encounter this situation on a daily basis.

April 27, 2016
Jennifer Denetdale

The University of New Mexico has come under criticism once again for its claims that it is a Native serving institution, and this time by Native students and their allies who regard the seal that the university uses to promote its institution as

April 22, 2016
Nick Estes

On October 13, 2014, University of New Mexico (UNM) Native students led a campus demonstration demanding the abolition of the university's racist seal and the recognition of "Indigenous Peoples Day of Resistance and Resilience" instead of the nationally celebrated

April 17, 2016
Dave Archambault Sr.

On March 9, in a historic landslide vote, South Dakota’s State House Legislators voted 60 to 8 in favor of allowing Governor Dennis Daugaard to use his budget to fund three Indian public schools in searching for and implementation of alternatives to the conventional K-12 schooling model.

March 03, 2016
Randall Akee

That education changes lives is not a novel insight. Determining the size of these changes, however, is quite a difficult task. Therefore, finding evidence, even from a most unlikely source is useful.

February 29, 2016
Daniel R. Wildcat

I want to lodge a grievance, not to appoint blame, but to encourage a solution to nothing less than a national disgrace: The lack of deserved financial investment Haskell Indian Nations University receives.

January 29, 2016
Misty Perkins

As a REAL Native American who went to Scappoose High School in Scappoose, Oregon for four years, I will share my experience as it relates to racism and mascots, though I doubt it will matter now since it didn't matter then.