Jon Whirlwind Horse

For two decades, the Dakota Consortium of Treaty Schools (DACTS), has worked with our friends in Congress to address the sad state of school facilities in Indian country....

10/2/14
Michael Gross

A new front is opening in the turf war over Indian self-determination: Who controls Indian education—distant Federal bureaucrats or Indian communities attuned to their own children’s needs?...

9/5/14
Tanya H. Lee
8/28/14
Paula and Rick Dubois adopted their son Wyatt when he was 2 years old. Wyatt had been exposed to drugs and alcohol prenatally and he was born prematurely...
Tanya H. Lee
8/25/14
Forging an education plan for a child with multiple special needs can be challenging...
Ryan Wilson

Dear Secretary Jewell,

Your visits to Indian country on behalf of Indian education are appreciated by everyone and I thank you for the unprecedented commitment you and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have demonstrated to visiting Indian country....

8/21/14
ICTMN Staff
8/20/14
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan toured the Beatrice Rafferty School in Perry, Maine on Monday, August 18...
Carla Mann

Last month I visited Washington, D.C. with Laird Jones, Vice President of the National Johnson-O’Malley Association (NJOMA), for a series of meetings with Members of Congress, White House Domestic Policy Staff, and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)....

8/10/14
Interior Department
7/29/14
As part of the Obama Administration’s historic commitment to ensure that all students attending Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools receive an effective education delivered t...
Charles M. Roessel and Ronald Thorpe

In his recent visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, President Obama announced an ambitious plan to fulfill the promise of a brighter future for children who grow up in often remote and impoverished Native communities....

7/28/14
White House Blog
6/21/14
On Friday, June 13, President Obama made a historic trip to Indian country when he traveled to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Nation in Cannonball, North Dakota...

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