Tag Archives: Education

Article Out of Colorado on Keeping Kids in Foster Care in the Same School

While this article doesn’t talk about Native children populations, this is an aspect of foster care I always teach, and often law students find it surprising that children are moved out of their school district (and related sports teams, academic … Continue reading

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Fond du Lac Member Appointed to State Office

Yesterday Minnesota Governor Elect, Tim Walz, appointed Dennis Olson, Jr. as the Commissioner of Minnesota Office of Higher Education. Dennis is a citizen of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and currently serves as the Executive Director … Continue reading

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Resiliency In a Trauma-Informed High School

Here. I’ve now brought this article up twice in the past two days (including in class), so I’m posting it. With the help of Natalie Turner, assistant director of the Washington State University Area Health Education Center in Spokane, WA, … Continue reading

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EdWeek: Commentary on Indigenous Ed in Alaska

Here is “Alaska Is Failing Its Indigenous Students” by Evon Parker.

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Training at Lac Vieux Desert, August 12 & 13

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Public School Won’t Display Grand Ronde Flag Without Payment

And meanwhile, over near Grand Ronde: Leaders of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde have pressed the Willamina School Board for a decision on their request, calling it a positive gesture in a district where about a quarter of … Continue reading

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Conference Registration Reminder

Just a reminder post that the registration for the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education listening session is here and the registration for the 11st Annual Indigenous Law Conference–Dismantling Barriers in American Indian Education–is here.  Those … Continue reading

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Afternoon Nuts and Bolts Panel at MIFPA Training

Annette Nickel, Judge Butts, Maribeth Preston, Judge Maldonado

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Judge Thorne Presenting At the Grand Rapids MIFPA Training

Spoiler alert–the answer is “gold standard.”

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Susan Harness Kicks Off Overflow MIFPA Training in Grand Rapids

Amazing turn out.

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