Promoting Indigenous Sovereignty Through Education
An awesome article featuring Quinton Roman Nose, TEDNA Executive Director, Phil Gover, Sovereign Community School Founding Director, and Chery Crazy Bull, CEO of American Indian College Fund. Check it out here, or by clicking on the photo above.
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Oklahoma American Indian Students Lead Nation in Math/Reading Scores
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s American Indian students continue to lead the nation in math and reading scores. The 2015 National Indian Education Study (NIES) released today shows significant gains in reading for Oklahoma fourth-graders, who scored 19 points above the national average. To read the entire article, courtesy of Ponca City Now, click here.
Failure of Care in Education has Led Tribe to Sue U.S.
Havasupai Elementary, one of the many tribal schools that are facing poverty, high drop out rate, and some of the worst conditions on reservations is taking action against the U.S. Sheldon Manakaja, a council member said, “you have eighth graders reading and writing on a second-third-grade level.” The condition of the building reported mold, asbestos,…
Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) have partnered with the Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F). Through their team efforts they have pushed for the initiative of youth-led physical fitness and wellness efforts across Indian Country. The event is NB3FIT Day on November 13m 2016. The eligibility requirements: any groups, tribes, organizations,…
BIA/BIE K-12 Tribal Student Climate Change Photo Contest
There are K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 grade student categories. Fall contest entries are due by Nov. 30th and Spring entries by April 28th to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more information on the contest.