Hayden Layne Griffith Caney Valley Feather
Vincent Schilling
5/14/15
After an Oklahoma School District told Native senior Hayden Layne Griffith that she couldn’t wear an eagle feather in her graduation cap during this month’s ceremony, the school di...
Waverly Wilson Eagle Feather Regalia Lakes High School
Vincent Schilling
5/13/15
Native high school student Waverly Wilson, who will be graduating soon from Lakes High School in Lakewood, Washington has been told by an advisor and principal Karen Mauer-Smith th...
University of Minnesota Native American Graduates
ICTMN Staff
5/11/15
This year the University of Minnesota will graduate 29 Native American students thanks to the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Endowed Scholarship program...
Leticia Bishop Beaded Cap Homecoming
Vincent Schilling
5/5/15
Graduating High School student Leticia Gonzales has been told she will not be allowed to wear her beaded graduation cap to her graduation ceremony by school officials at Bishop Uni...
Grand Forks Eagle Feather
ICTMN Staff
2/2/15
After conversations with the Native American Parent Committee, a more than 20-year-old policy at Grand Forks Public Schools is changing and Native American students will be allowed...
Grand Forks Eagle Feather
ICTMN Staff
1/23/15
For more than 20 years the three high schools within Grand Forks Public Schools have had a policy which says students are not allowed to include “personal additions” to their gradu...
Simon Moya-Smith
7/3/14
He’d sit there as a kid, eyeing the TV, and once in a while, a U.S. Army commercial would zip across the screen. The gallantry, he thought. The discipline. The camaraderie...
Gyasi Ross
6/23/14
“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it.” —Bruce Lee It’s in our blood, family...
Renee Holt
6/17/14

Dedicating this song ‘Commencement Day’ from the Blue Scholars of Seattle to “the class of two thousand whatever” throughout Indian country and all “the teachers who are underpaid” and love their students enough to keep on teaching....

ICTMN Staff
6/16/14
In the days leading up to the June 5 graduation ceremony at Lenmoore High School in Lenmoore, California, administrators had banned the eight graduating Native American seniors fro...

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