2011 Education News Stories

• • Google Earth trains Native Americans to protect their land (Green Fire) 12/04/11

• • Executive Order: improving American Indian and Alaska Native educational opportunities and strengthening tribal colleges and universities (WhiteHouse.gov) 12/02/1

• • Cherokees, NC governor sign amended gambling deal (The Sun News) 11/28/11

• • Tribal schools preserve culture (Greenbay Press Gazzette) 11/12/11

• • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota grants American Indian college fund $50,000 for Native student scholarships (The Sacramento Bee) 11/10/11

• • MSU Billings sees increase in American Indian students (Billings Gazette) 11/06/11

• • American Indian symposium to discuss cultural needs in social services (The Columbia Missourian) 10/11/11

• • CU-Boulder students ready for Four Corners environmental research (The Daily Camera) 10/07/11

• • Valley tribe is awarded $1M grant (LA Daily News) 10/07/11

• • Updated: Wisconsin tribe ramps up opposition to mine plan (Wausau Daily Herald) 09/21/11

• • Planned oil pipeline must cross Pine Ridge's water-delivery system (Indian Country Today) 09/21/11

• • U.S. court lifts injunction in Chevron case (Indian Country Today) 09/21/11

• • Yurok Tribe submits MLPA and Marine Resource Plan (North Coast) 09/17/11

• • Proposal would put 150 yellowstone bison on state, tribal lands (Ravalli Republic) 09/15/11

• • Udall introduces bill to improve tribal education (Senator Tom Udall Website) 09/07/11

• • Oglala Lakota College recognized (Bennett County Booster) 09/02/11

• • Redlands: university, tribes share (The Press-Enterprise) 08/25/11

• • NARF pushes Native American CLASS Act (Indian Country Today) 08/11/11

• • DOE funds energy education on tribal lands (Earth Techling) 08/10/11

• • Top most-used and most cited Indian law Supreme Court cases (Turtle Talk) 08/09/11

• • ABA wants proof of Native American status from aspiring lawyers who claim it (National Law Journal) 08/08/11

• • Indian country teens gather in Santa Fe for summit to focus on tribes' toughest issues (Santa Fe New Mexican) 07/25/11

• • Forest Service provides environmental education to tribal youth (azdailysun) 07/23/11

• • Udall bill would bolster Native American education (Ruidoso News) 07/26/11

• • Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to hold hearing on Native language and culture (United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 6/29/11.

• • More non-Indians choosing tribal colleges (The Daily Yonder) 06/13/11

• • Colorado Supreme Court takes up Ward Churchill's case (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 05/31/11

• • Tribal college and premier Navy laboratory sign partnership agreement (Char-Koosta News) 05/19/11

• • Know your rights, law professor tells tribal members (The Daily Republic) 04/29/11

• • Tribe to take ownership of former boarding school, cemetery (The Morning Sun) 04/23/11

• • Professor helps cultivate the business skills of the Chickasaw Nation (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 04/20/11

• • University of Tulsa College of Law and Concord Law School to launch online master's program in Indian law (Centre Daily Times) 04/14/11

• • University of Minnesota approves tribal admin, governance program (Native American Times) 04/13/11

• • Online course helping American Indian leaders improve tribal governance (DiverseEducation.com) 04/11/11

• • Tribal consultation to support Indian education (Indian Country Today) 03/07/11 (see Federal Register Notice)

• • Red Lake Tribe hosts education summit out of concern for Native youth (The Circle) 02/11/11

• • Elders on par with teachers in Nunavut schools (Indian Country Today) 02/08/11

• • Arizona education chief moves to ban ethnic studies in Tucson schools (CNN) 01/05/11

• • Tucson officials stand by ethnic studies classes (Education Week) 01/04/11


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