Adrian Jawort

In my hometown of Billings, Mont., the hoopla surrounding the group of parents who want to see Sherman Alexie’s book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, end its run as part of the Skyview High School’s curriculum came to full fruition at a community meeting to discuss its s...

11/15/13
Adrian Jawort
11/13/13
About 150 people—half of whom were Natives—crowded into a Billings, Montana School District 2 boardroom in overwhelming support of Sherman Alexie’s critically acclaimed 2007 novel,...
ICTMN Staff
11/7/13
A group of parents in a Montana community have been trying since May 2, 2013 to get Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian removed from the 10 th -grade r...
ICTMN Staff
1/26/12
Presente.org has garnered more than 22,000 signatures on its petition asking Tucson Unified School District Superintendent John Pedicone to bring back the banned books and the Mexi...
ICTMN Staff
1/25/12
“Don't lock up knowledge, return books to students now!” is what one Tucson teacher is asking of the Tucson Unified School Board...
ICTMN Staff
1/24/12
Thanks to the efforts of Nambe Pueblo member Debbie Reese , the American Library Association (ALA) has weighed in on the situation in Tucson by passing a resolution saying it oppos...