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Creative Expression

The Santa Fe Indian School’s Spoken Word Club has become a notorious name in the world of slam poetry. The club has participated in events on the local, state, national and international levels and has been the recipient of numerous … Continue reading

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Lakota Summer Language Institute and the Lakota Language Consortium

From June 7-25, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sponsored their Annual Lakota Language Summer Institute.  This is the fourth year the Institute has been held.  Sixty adult participants from across the Great Plains attended the Institute, many of whom teach … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind and Native Language Immersion Programs

By now, you have certainly heard of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the infamous education legislation passed in 2001.  What you may not be aware of is how NCLB can negatively affect Native language preservation programs in Indian … Continue reading

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Ojibwe Taught in Public Schools

A recent article written by Linda Grover for Budgeteer News describes how Ojibwe Language and Culture are taught in Duluth, MN public high schools. The curriculum is growing, with Ojibwe culture and history classes being added this year.  Both Native … Continue reading

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