Archives For Education


1. David Bowie: The Day the Music Died (Again)

2. Dennis Banks Declares War on Drugs with Longest Walk 5


This image is from the Longest Walk 3, when the walkers stopped at Torrey Pines State Beach in San Diego, California.

3. Isleta Pueblo Score Largest Parcel of Trust Land in Single Application


Mary Annette Pember – Department of Interior Sec. Sally Jewell and Isleta Pueblo Gov. E. Paul Torres complete signing documents placing land into trust for the Isleta Pueblo at a ceremony Friday Jan. 15 at the Pueblo in New Mexico

4. Zas (“Snow” in Navajo) – A Winter Poem


iStock – Thanks to Mikayla J. McRoye (Navajo/Hopi), who submitted her poem ‘Zas’ to ICTMN.

5. Kinder Morgan Pipeline Opponents Call on Trudeau to Overhaul Regulatory Board


Neskonlith Chief Judy Wilson (holding “Climate Justice” sign), Grand Chief Stewart Phillip (with “Stop Kinder Morgan” sign) and Carleen Thomas (in red shirt) of Tsleil-Waututh First Nation were among dozens of protesters outside hearings before Canada’s National Energy Board in British Columbia. Regulators are receiving testimony over Kinder Morgan’s proposed oil pipeline expansion.

6. Not for the Faint-Hearted: ‘The Revenant’

7. Betrayal by Labels: The Feebleminded, ADHD Native Chi


Diagnosing Native children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and treating them with stimulants does nothing to improve their educational or intellectual growth.

8. Tulalip School Shooter Father Gets Two Years in Prison


Ted S. Warren/AP – Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr. walks out of the Federal Courthouse in Seattle, in April 2015 after pleading not guilty to illegally possessing the gun his son used in a deadly high school shooting.

9. Miss Native American Plays Tooth Fairy

Tooth Fairy Smile Drive

Photo by Roshan Spotsville
Miss Native American USA 2015-16 Kristina Hyatt is teaming up with America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation to reach out to Native children across the country through the America’s Tooth Fairy Smile Drive.

10. Ontario Highway Closed After Train Derailment on Magnetawan First Nation

11. 4 Dead, 2 Critically Injured in Saskatchewan School Shooting Near First Nation

Canadian Press
Five people died and several injured, two critically, at a school shooting in Saskatchewan near Clearwater River Dene Nation.
Way North Foods via YouTube
A $26.48 price tag for this Christmas turkey quickly flips to copy 99.99 in this ad parodying Nunavut’s high food prices. The public service ads use humor to draw attention to a serious nutritional issue.

 

 

1. Native American Holidays and Traditions

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2. The History of the Soyaluna

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3. Holiday Celebrations

NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTMAS CARD

4. 11 Recommended Books: Retired Teachers Donate Hundreds of Books to Red Lake Nation College

Soukup Book Donation
Photo by Michael Meuers
Ruth and Leo Soukup posing with the 700 books they donated to Red Lake Tribal College discuss who “snagged” who when they met at Ponemah in 1979 as teachers.

5. Climate Change and the Seventh Generation: Navajo Environmentalist Ann Marie Chischilly at COP21

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Ann Marie Chischilly, executive director of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)

6. Recovering Ancestors and the Sacred

AP Photo/Francois Mori
“The human rights issue of repatriation is not limited to the United States, and extends internationally, which has been recognized by the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”

7. Judging ‘Indian Character’ in Nebraska v. Parker

8. Native American Christmas

9. Native American Night Before Christmas (2006)

10. O Holy Night – Sung by Rhema Marvanne


More local schools eye homework-free vacations


Experts say it wouldn’t end well


Is racism on the rise? More in U.S. say it’s a ‘big problem,’ CNN/KFF poll finds

Yes, Racism is a big problem. The more that is fed into the problem the longer it will stick around. Starve it and it will subside and go away. Felina Silver Robinson


Massachusetts education board approves new hybrid test

 


Test would be given for first time in 2017