Teach for America Committed to Recruiting More Native Leaders to Teaching Profession

Teach For America’s Native Alliance Initiative Strives to Increase the Number of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Teachers Nationwide Published March 4, 2016 NEW YORK— Since its founding, Teach For America has recruited and trained more than 50,000 individuals to teach in underserved public schools and become lifelong advocates for students and their families and communities. […]

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Critical Child Welfare Training Announced for Tribes and Tribal Courts

Partnering with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Justice and Social Services programs to offer training on presenting evidence of child abuse and neglect Published March 4, 2016 WASHINGTON – Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Lawrence S. Roberts on Thursday announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in partnership with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, will […]

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Most Read Story in Native News Online in 2016: Yellowstone Begins Bison Capture

After Hundreds Killed in Boundary Hunt, Park Service Captures 150 Wild Bison for Slaughter Published March 4, 2016 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Park rangers have begun capturing wild bison in the Stephens Creek trap within Yellowstone National Park. Since February 20, approximately 150 of America’s last wild buffalo have been trapped. According to park officials, […]

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Historian to Focus Book on Hometown of Tishomingo

TISHOMINGO, OKLAHOMA – Dr. Paul Lambert remembers vividly the tree-lined avenues of Tishomingo, navigating his bicycle along narrow paths and wide brick-paved streets; fishing in the historic waters of Pennington Creek. He didn’t realize it then, but two Tishomingo High School classmates would be a future governor and lieutenant governor of the Chickasaw Nation – […]

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Karuk Tribe & Conservationists File Suit to Protect Wild Salmon, Rural River Communities

Groups Seek Alternatives to Flawed Forest Service Salvage Plan Published March 4, 2016 HAPPY CAMP, CALIFORNIA – On Thursday, March 3, 2016, the Karuk Tribe, along with the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center (KS Wild), Center for Biological Diversity, and Klamath Riverkeeper, filed suit in federal court challenging a massive post-fire logging plan in […]

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