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• • Language revitalization efforts bloomed in 2006 (Indian Country Today) 12/22/06

• • Oglala construction students get state help (Argus Leader) 12/19/06

• • Domestic violence continues to be a problem for Native communities (AP) 12/22/06

• • Role model (Press Enterprise) 12/7/06

• • Most aboriginal youth not finishing high school: analyst [Manitoba] (CBC) 12/7/06

• • Members of Waccamaw tribe offer students a glimpse into their culture (Spartanburg Herald-Journal) 12/6/06

• • Divided court upholds Native school admissions policy (Indianz.com) 12/6/06

• • Native students protest adviser (Spokesman Review) 11/27/06

• • Wa'at celebration at Crafton Hills College (News Mirror) 11/22/06

• • School boards make room for tribal leaders (Union Tribune) 11/16/06

• • Educator sees Indian program brought to life (Billings Gazette) 11/16/06

• • Boise State University engages students in Native American culture (Arbiter) 11/2/06

• • Judge: Todd County school district violated student's constitutional rights (Rapid City Journal) 10/25/2006

• • NAJA accepts invitation to move to Oklahoma (Norman Transcript) 10/22/06

• • Head Start funding reprioritized (Indian Country Today) 10/20/06

• • United Tribes Technical College opens new wellness center (Indian Country Today) 10/18/06

• • Tribes sue over school agency (Albuquerque Journal) 10/16/06

• • Honored circle (Missoulian) 10/14/06

• • Teaching tribal teens the write stuff (Berkeleyan) 10/4/06

• • Minneapolis schools, Indian agencies reach pact (Star Tribune) 10/10/06

• • Opinion - New tuition boundaries could open college door (Missoulian) 10/4/06

• • Court asked to reinstate abuse suit at Indian school (Rapid City Journal) 10/3/06

• • District names Indian Ed director (Great Falls Tribune) 9/28/06

• • Schools play vital role in Indian Country (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 9/26/06

• • Conference aids Indian education (Rapid City Journal) 9/19/06

• • Native education programs try to make up for lost time (Lincoln Journal Star) 9/19/06

• • Native students find power of higher ed (Missoulian) 9/9/06

• • Salmon River solution? (Waterbury Press Republican) 9/5/06

• • New Mexico tribes fight BIA's education reorganization (Indianz.com) 8/29/06

• • Spanish Fork teacher gets national kudos (Salt Lake Tribune) 8/29/06

• • Indian student progress tracked (Rapid City Journal) 8/29/06

• • Gazette Opinion: Closing academic gaps for Montana's Indian students (Billings Gazette) 8/27/06

• • Tribal college a steppingstone for Indian students (Billings Gazette) 8/25/06

• • New Lummi school leader plans changes (Bellingham Herald) 8/25/06

• • A tribal college crumbles (Inside Higher Ed) 8/23/06

• • Parents like emphasis on cultural identity at [Crow] reservation schools (Billings Gazette) 8/23/06

• • [Northern Cheyenne] Reservation schools look at creative funding possibilities (Billings Gazette) 8/21/06

• • Former Fort Peck Tribes' education director indicted (Billings Gazette) 8/21/06

• • Group suspects misuse of Indian ed funds (Great Falls Tribune) 8/15/06

• • California's only tribal college close to collapse after 35 years (AP) 8/14/06

• • Judge signs order for Red Lake School District settlement with families (Bemidji Pioneer) 8/10/06

• • Conference addresses Indian education law (Great Falls Tribune) 8/10/06

• • Council approves Nation's first school super (Gallup Independent) 8/8/06

• • San Manuel band to the rescue! (San Bernardino Sun) 8/4/06

• • Suit to halt tribal-chartered schools tossed (Detroit Free Press) 8/3/06

• • Barrow college's tribal designation may bring in funds (Anchorage Daily News) 7/28/06

• • Legislation: INMED [Indian Medical program at UND] may dodge hit (Grand Forks Herald) 7/21/06

• • Vote of no confidence for fomre Dine Education director fails at N.N. council (Famington Daily Times) 7/20/06

• • Arapaho elders learn to teach (Billings Gazette) 7/19/06

• • Ahwatukee mom says district is ignoring Indian parents (Arizona Republic) 7/12/06

• • Instructors prepare Indian curriculum (Billings Gazette) 7/11/06

• • Indian graduation rates better (Arizona Republic) 7/9/06

• • UND: INMED loses federal funds (Grand Forks Herald) 7/6/06

• • Indians may lose a path to med school (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) 7/5/06

• • Tribal Contact (Inside Higher Ed) 6/30/06

• • Reorganization of education office delayed (Indian Country Today) 6/26/06

• • Indian students prepare for careers in medicine (Duluth News Tribune) 6/22/06

• • Mashantucket Pequot tribe sees hole in school curriculum; reaches out to area teachers (Norwich Bulletin) 6/19/06

• • 92 schools in state miss 'No Child' progress marks (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) 6/14/06

• • Tribes announce opening of college (AP) 6/13/06

• • NMSU extends distance education program to far-flung pueblos (New Mexico Business Weekly) 6/12/06

• • Tribal college to start new campus (Rapid City Journal) 6/8/06

• • Mandate aside, private tutors aren't always an option (Washington Post) 6/6/06

• • Justices to hear cases of race-conscious school placements (Washington Post) 6/6/06

• • Chiefs ponder ways to help native children earn diplomas (CBC) 6/1/06

• • School District 2 catches flak for Indian ed money (Billings Gazette) 6/1/06

• • Bush administration's education plans questioned (Washington Post) 5/31/06

• • Former Standing Rock tribal chairman named to higher ed board (Grand Forks Herald) 5/26/06

• • Letter: Destroying school would hurt reservation (Billings Gazette) 5/24/06

• • Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing (Indianz.com) 5/22/06

• • Haskell focuses on bottom line (Lawrence Journal-World) 5/10/06

• • Kudos to Rounds for helping keep tribal school open (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 5/10/06

• • Navajo officials: Headstart programs closed indefinitely (Farmington Daily) 5/4/06

• • Indian school avoids closure (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 5/3/06

• • Dorreen Yellow Bird: School's lessons go beyond walls (Grand Forks Herald) 5/1/06

• • Language immersion discontinued at school (Oklahoman) 4/27/06

• • Company charged with defrauding Indian schools (Rapid City Journal) 4/21/06

• • Bank plans auction of Si Tanka (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 4/18/06

• • APS sees cultural, language programs as way to help Indian students (Albuquerque Journal) 4/9/06

• • Coeur d'Alene struggle with public education (Indian Country Today) 4/5/06

• • Tulalips want university on reservation (AP) 4/4/06

• • State lawmakers question Indian Education Act (Farmington Daily Times) 3/30/06

• • ACLU: Winner [school dist.] seeks to discourage Indians (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 3/29/06

• • Students from OLC win big at American Indian Higher Education Consortium (Rapid City Journal) 3/27/06

• • American Indian education (KFYR) 3/23/06

• • Indian Law Symposium scheduled for March 30-31 (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 3/21/06

• • UND'S [University of North Dakota] American Indian Center: It's moving day (Grand Forks Herald) 3/14/06

• • Indian education gap spurs plan (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 3/13/06

• • American Indians on the rise in law studies (Dakota Student) 3/6/06

• • Court to hear school fee suit (Rock Hill Herald) 3/5/06

• • Cherokees give $2.3 million to area schools (AP) 2/24/06

• • Appeals court to reconsider Kamehameha Schools case (AP) 2/23/06

• • Native education positions wouldn't be funded under budget (AP) 2/22/06

• • Move to restructure BIA faces resistance (Rapid City Journal) 2/17/06

• • Lottery scholarships to be expanded with bill Children of military families and students at tribal colleges included (Farmington Daily Times) 2/15/06

• • 'I'm embarrassed for my state' (Casper Star-Tribune) 2/6/06

• • High-tech tutoring for tribal students (Spokesman Review) 1/26/06

• • New director for White House Tribal College Initiative (Indianz.com) 1/20/06

• • Pressure inside and out (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) 1/20/06

• • Indian estate planning institute opens (Indian Country Today) 1/4/06

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