News and Headlines
- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community will commemorate the life of Chelsey LaFernier at the 5th Annual Memorial Walk on Saturday, October 5. See the KBIC press release for full details. Chelsey LaFernier poster.
- Teach for America is a non-profit organization dedicated to getting Native leaders into the classroom with their Native Alliance Initiative.
- University of Minnesota's Research for Indigenous Community Health (RICH) Center presents the Indigenous Health Summit. The Summit will feature internationally known keynote speakers, research poster sessions, a traditional healing seminar, and social activities.
- The American Indian College Funds receives scholarship monies from Target and the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company
- Wall map available. The U.S. Census Bureau has the 2010 Census map showing the American Indian and Alaska Native areas.
- The University of North Dakota receives grant, from the Administration on Aging, dedicated to the prevention of Native American elder abuse.
- National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has opportunities for high school level young women to apply for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.
Michigan State University American Indian Studies Program.
- The Veterans History Project was created in 2000 by Congress as a national documentation program of the American Folklife Center to record, preserve and make accessible the first-hand remembrances of American wartime veterans from World War I through the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
- American Indian Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Teacher Training Guides in Support of Land Based Curriculum Released
The Tribal Education Departments National Assembly (TEDNA) and the Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) are pleased to announce the ILTF's land base curriculum, Lessons of Our Land and the supporting teacher implementation guides recently developed by TEDNA and Reinhardt & Associates. Grants are available from ILTF to implement the curriculum in your community, school or organization.
- NMU Student Cory Fountaine published in Tribal College Journal.