[Forbes] New Research On Indigenous Students And College Affordability

The National Native Scholarships Providers (NNSP) recently released its first National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students. The report, which was funded by Lumina Foundation, found that the main obstacle to completing college for Native students is affordability. The report is the result of a collaboration between the nation’s four Native scholarship providers: the … Read more

[Voa News] Examining the Debate Over Native American Land Acknowledgments

WASHINGTON —  A civil rights lawsuit filed by a University of Washington computer science professor has called attention to a largely academic debate over land acknowledgments — formal statements that recognize Indigenous custodianship of geographic areas on which institutions stand or events take place. Evolving out of the work of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, … Read more

[The New York Times] How Indigenous Athletes Are Reclaiming Lacrosse

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Brendan Bomberry’s voice was growing louder, his words spilling out faster and faster as he unleashed a profanity-laced pep talk on his teammates. The Haudenosaunee Nationals men’s lacrosse team, a squad that represents the six nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy — the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca and Tuscarora — was preparing to play … Read more