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Federal Judge Says Needville Shouldn't Have Kept Long-Haired Native American Boy Out of School
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Education, culture, society, freedoms, ethics, children, child, family, interesting, news, rights )

- 1916 days ago -
A federal judge ruled this week that the Needville Independent School District was wrong to keep a five-year-old Native American boy out of kindergarten because of his long hair...
"The Only Good Indian" Movie With KU Ties to Be Screened at Sundance Film Festival!
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Indian Boarding Schools, culture, society, americans, children, education, freedoms, government, humans, internet, news, sadness, rights, safety, violence, usa, ethics, abuse )

- 1924 days ago -
Three University of Kansas professors will show their film this month to influential audiences at the Sundance Film Festival, one of the world's pre-eminent celebrations of independent film. "The Only Good Indian" is one of only 118 movies chosen from...
Blunt Commutes Sentences of Missouri Women Who Killed Their Abusers
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, child, children, ethics, freedoms, rights, law, humans )

- 1927 days ago -
The Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY | Gov. Matt Blunt has commuted the prison sentences of two women who killed the men who had abused them. "After an exhaustive review of the facts in both cases, I am commuting the sentences of Stacey Lannert...
Raiding the Polygamists: An Eldorado North of the Border
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, culture, abuse, family, freedoms, media, sadness, safety, law )

- 1928 days ago -
On Jan. 7, British Columbia Attorney General Wally Oppal ended speculation that the government intended to co-exist with Bountiful by ordering the arrest of settlement spiritual leaders Blackmore, 52 is alleged to have as many as 26 wives and 108 child
Russell Means: T.R.E.A.T.Y. School
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Russell Means, Education, culture, society, children, education, ethics, family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, rights, child, freedoms )

- 1939 days ago -
The T.R.E.A.T.Y. Total Immersion School is an innovative solution to a centuries old challenge: How to educate our children with joy, respect and wonder. How to instill in children self-respect and ignite the spark of life long learning.
Building Trust; Helping Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Child Welfare, children, culture, society, americans, ethics, family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, philanthropy, rights, safety, violence )

- 1940 days ago -
ATCHISON, Kan. -- For more than 60 years, St. Francis Community Services has served as an instrument for healing in the lives of children and families in crisis. Now, they're partnering with the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas to build trust in...
As Bees Die, Keweena Bay Indian Community Adults, Teens Actively Protect Pollinators
Society & Culture  (tags: Keweenaw Bay Indians, Indians, Native American, American Indians, Conservation, Butterflies, Polinators, activists, americans, culture, society, children, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, rights )

- 1950 days ago -
Tribal youth build butterfly houses; adults restore beauty, native plants to Sand Point on Lake Superior L'Anse, Mich. - Millions of Monarchs will begin arriving in Mexico this week in an annual migration that includes thousands traveling through...
Lawsuit Filed Against Sioux Falls Catholic Lawsuit Alleges Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Sioux Indians, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Catholic Church, americans, abuse, children, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, religion, safety, violence, rights, news, crime, education )

- 1951 days ago -
14 lawsuits were filed today against the Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese, priests and nuns. The suits accuse them of abusing Native American kids at the Marty Indian School. Lawyers say some of the alleged incidents happened as long as 50 years ago...
Couple Forced to Give Adopted Baby Back to Native American Tribe
Society & Culture  (tags: Ojibwe Tribe, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Ethics, Adoption, Children, children, americans, culture, society, child, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, humans, news, rights, women, family, law )

- 1955 days ago -
The mother relinquished custody of Talon 24 hours after his birth, but later changed her mind. A lengthy court battle ensued, and the Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe became involved.
Spirit of Giving: 4-Year-Old Sells His Toys to Donate to Toys for Tots
Society & Culture  (tags: navajo reservation, Tuba City, Christmas, Giving, children, child, culture, society, ethics, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, philanthropy )

- 1957 days ago -
WINDOW ROCK -- A 4-year-old boy from Tuba City has made a generous donation to help others have a merry Christmas.
Tribes' Elder Court Gives Youths in Trouble a Second Chance
Society & Culture  (tags: Tulalip Tribes, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, culture, society, americans, crime, dishonesty, education, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, news, police, rights, children, ethics, goodnews )

- 1957 days ago -
TULALIP -- The young man wore loose jeans slung low on his hips. The hems were worn and frayed, and wet from being trampled on rain-soaked sidewalks.
UNM Develops Program to Attract American Indian Scholars
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Education, Learning, culture, society, americans, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, rights, children )

- 1958 days ago -
UNM is developing a new scholarship program to attract the nation's top American Indian students. The proposed National American Indian Scholars Program, scheduled to launch in fall 2009, is the first national scholarship or recognition program of its...
New UW Course Prepares Teachers of Indian Students
Society & Culture  (tags: University of Wyoming, Education, learning, Learning issues, humans, GoodNews, ethics, culture, society, americans, children, freedoms, goodnews, interesting, rights )

- 1967 days ago -
A new graduate course at the University of Wyoming is preparing educators to teach American Indian students.
PBS, American Experience: We Shall Remain
Society & Culture  (tags: PBS, documentary film, americans, culture, crime, children, freedoms, education, family, government, humans, interesting, ethics, rights, religion, society, violence, usa, movies, murder, corruption, arts, dishonesty, media, news, politics, abuse )

- 1971 days ago -
From the award-winning PBS series American Experience comes We Shall Remain, a provocative, multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history.
Waccamaw Tribe Gathers for Annual Pauwau | SCNow
Society & Culture  (tags: native american, american indian, waccamaw, South Carolina, arts, children, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, interesting, law, news, religion, rights, society )

- 1971 days ago -
"I would love to see the day when we, the Waccamaw People, would automatically be recognized and included. Today, we have come a long way but there are still many things that we can't take part in," Chief Harold Hatcher said. "We look to the time when we

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