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Roughly 60 school districts in the state of New York risk losing state aid should they not remove Native American imagery and namesake from their mascots or logos by the end of the school year, according to a new memo from James Baldwin, the senior deputy commissioner at the state’s education department.
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 Mission, South Dakota—Lionel R. Bordeaux, 82, a Rosebud Lakota Sioux tribal citizen and Sinte Gleska University’s President since 1973, passed away on November 16. He was 82. No cause has been given to his death.  

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The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, announced on Thursday they are now accepting submissions for The Tribal College Blanket Design Contest. 

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The Virginia Department of Education is apologizing for a published draft of its history and social science standards that refers to the region's Native American ancestors as "America's first immigrants."

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Legendary Olympic Gold Medalist and author Billy Mills (Oglala Sioux Tribe) will speak at Western Michigan University and Grand Valley State University in Michigan this week for "A Conversation with Billy Mills."

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Stacy Leeds, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been chosen to be the next dean of the Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The Arizona State University (ASU) announced its decision on Thursday after a search was conducted more than a year ago. 

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The American Indian College Fund announced on Thursday it has launched a post-baccalaureate fellowship program within its Research and Evaluation Department to explore the impact of its programming, research, and work enhancing the capacities of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs).

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Boise State University (BSU) announced last week a new Native American scholarship for tribal citizens of the five federally recognized tribes in Idaho: Shoshone-Bannock, Nez Perce, Shoshone-Paiute, Kootenai, and Coeur d’Alene Tribes.

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Special Essay. Fall is back-to-school time for college students all over Indian Country. It is a time when I pause and think about how important tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) are and how critical it is for mainstream institutions to have support readily available for Native students.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Speaking in his home state of Michigan on Thursday, U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Interior - Indian Affairs Bryan Newland (Bay Mills Indian Community) spoke before students, university officials and others at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.