Children are natural scientists and learn through exploring and creating props for play within their environment. Salish Kootenai College (SKC) Early Learning Center extends its learning community from inside walls to the outdoors, allowing children to discover the changes occurring in each season and to be immersed in nature.
American Indian College Fund President Cheryl Crazy Bull is interviewed for this California Public Radio story in which reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports that of the 280,000 students enrolled at University of California campuses, only about 1,100 of them are Native Americans — only about 100 more than 20 years ago.
Labels are tricky. They can mean different things to different people – and there’s no one-size-fits-all perspective. Some fight for and embrace labels as a means of connectivity, self-expression and, even, protection. Others reject the divisive labels that are imposed on them by others.
Participants learned about the importance of culturally competent representation in health care, preparing for their careers, and improving health care in the communities they plan to serve.
These are the words that Kateri Montileaux uses to describe the Community Continuing Education/GED (General Educational Development) program she coordinates at Oglala Lakota College (OLC).