Andre Cramblit

I remember my first week at Dartmouth College. It was after a week-long bus ride from California. Dartmouth, the Ivies, the East Coast, College in general, they are all worlds away from the reality of the California Rez (American Indian Reservation)....

9/17/14
Jessica Carro

If you are an American, born and raised, reading this article, then you were most likely told as a child the same Thanksgiving fairytale that I was. Presumably, we all went through a similar rude awakening later in life when we were taught the real history, not the BS Americanized version....

9/11/14
Andre Cramblit

These rules are my reflections after having worked for nearly 30 years in American Indian education at all levels (parent, teachers aid, bus driver, high school teacher, education specialist, consultant, head start teacher and director, college instructor, principal, and tribal education director...

8/10/14
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
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
Nick Estes

Standing in a parking lot across the street from the 2014 Chamberlain High School commencement ceremony last Sunday, singers, supporters (Native and non-Native), students, and families crowded outside the National Guard Armory to ...

6/25/14
Gyasi Ross
6/23/14
“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it.” —Bruce Lee It’s in our blood, family...
Dave Courchene

We, the First Peoples, are the roots of this land. As the original free and independent nations of Turtle Island, we honour our sacred traditions, which were given to us by our Great Creator....

3/7/14
Steve Russell

This was to be a weekend of data entry for my income taxes....

3/5/14
Mark Trahant
1/30/14
The thing I like about state of unions – the national kind, the NCAI kind, and the tribal kind – is that it’s a to do list...

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