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From Purple Heart to Master’s Degree: Journey of a Native American Veteran

His Veteran’s benefits exhausted, this Native American veteran turned to the American Indian Education Fund for help funding graduate school. He shares, “Most tribes have very little funding to assist their tribal members… AIEF has helped me a great deal. We need more support, resources and scholarships like AIEF for the Native youth.”

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What Patriotism Means to Me, as a Native American

There was a time when I was asked what to do when the National Anthem played. As a child I had always done the pledge of allegiance at school. Yet, as I grew older I started looking into Native American history…

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Recently in Native News

Notable news stories on Native life from the month of June 2017. Stay up to date by following us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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Remembrance of Native Traditions on Memorial Day

What does your culture mean to you? Why do you practice your traditions? How do these tie into today’s society? In remembrance of tradition, culture, and values passed along many generations, I ask: How do you remember your culture? I have always questioned what kind of role my culture plays in today’s society, and how […]

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Honoring Native American Veterans

Honoring Native warriors and veterans has always been a part of indigenous culture…. ever reminds us of the valor and bravery and their many sacrifices.

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Obama’s Vision for Standing Rock & Native Youth

President Obama has a vision for the Standing Rock reservation youth to strengthen education and provide more job opportunities.

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A Good Day to Remember Veterans

In keeping with their mission, DAV Charitable Service recently granted $6,000 to National Relief Charities (NRC) to help us provide nutritious food to elderly Veterans in Mission, South Dakota, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.

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Remember Native Americans on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have served and do serve in the U.S. military, including the Native American people who have served.

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Veterans Day Important in Indian Country

Native Americans have a long-standing record of proud military service in behalf of the United States of America. In addition, American Indians have a higher rate of military service than any other ethnic group in the United States. To some people, this is surprising. To others, it seems contradictory given the historical treatment of indigenous […]

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Native American Contributions to the U.S.

Significant contributions of Native Americans to western culture.

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