Archive: Jan 2012

Student Punished for Speaking Native Language

By Amita Manandhar - January 31, 2012

A Menominee high school student in Wisconsin was punished for speaking her Native language there. She was teaching other students…

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How Tribal Colleges Reverse Boarding School Native Education Legacy

By Amita Manandhar - January 27, 2012

Education was a tool used by the U.S. government to try to assimilate American Indians. This Week in Indian Country’s piece, “Schools…

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Tucson Schools Bans Books by Native, Chicano, and Latino Authors

By Amita Manandhar - January 23, 2012

Tucson schools are banning works by acclaimed Native American, Chicano and Latino authors. Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” and works by Henry…

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Scholarships Available! Apply Today!

By Amita Manandhar - January 9, 2012

The American Indian College Fund is the largest of minority scholarship providers for Native American students nationwide. Yet many qualified Native students…

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