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Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) Are Twice as Likely to Support Parenting Students With On-Campus Child Care as Other Institutions (childtrends.org)

Authors: To read Jessica Warren, and Deana Around Him 's article, please click here. A new analysis by Child Trends finds that 43 percent of Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) offered parenting students on-campus child care support during the Fall semester of the 2021-2022 academic year, compared to 21 percent of other degree-granting colleges and universities, according to the most recent data available from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). TCUs are chartered...

Decolonizing Healthcare Education and Practice (nonprofitquarterly.org)

Anna Tarazevich on pexels.com Author: To read Sonia Sarkar's article, please click here. In their new book, Inflamed , doctors Rupa Marya and Raj Patel explore how colonialism makes us sick while also shaping our core beliefs about how healthcare providers should make us better. For example, Lakota elders in the book describe the forces that led to widespread prevalence of diabetes in their communities: colonizers arrived and dammed a river that traditionally fertilized a rich river valley...

What Is Healing Justice? (nonprofitquarterly.org)

Author: To read Ninueequa Blanding's article, please click here. What strategies will enable us to understand our interconnectedness, leverage our shared power, and heal from the trauma caused by structural racism? A movement is underway to create spaces that allow for an exploration of practices to transform oppression—within our bodies, our communities, and the systems that perpetuate it. Even longtime freedom activist and scholar Angela Davis—who has more than 50 years of experience...

Which Indigenous lands are you on? This map will show you (npr.org)

A screenshot of a portion of the interactive map from Native Land Digital shows which Native territories have inhabited different regions of the Americas, based on a variety of historical and Indigenous sources. Native Land Digital/Screenshot by NPR Author: To read Rachel Treisman's article, please click here. President Biden became the first president to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day in 2021, and did so again this year. It falls on the same day as Columbus Day, which was...

Indigenous Peoples' Day – October 10, 2022 (nationaltoday.com)

Read the National Today post HERE. Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October, on October 10 this year, to honor the cultures and histories of the Native American people. The day is centered around reflecting on their tribal roots and the tragic stories that hurt but strengthened their communities. HISTORY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY The first seed of Indigenous Peoples’ Day was planted at a U.N. international conference on discrimination in 1977. The first state to...

In Recognition of Indigenous People's Day (action.farmsanctuary.org)

Read more HERE. Farm Sanctuary recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day — a day honoring the first inhabitants and stewards of the land now known as the United States; their histories and cultures; and their ongoing fight for sovereignty, recognition, and the return of their ancestral homelands taken through broken treaties and acts of violence and genocide. Indigenous-led communities, organizations, and movements are consistently taking action to defend Indigenous rights while countering climate...

Native American students hope a new education law helps reverse years of misinformation (calmatters.org)

Gauge Hernandez, 16, the son of Johnny Hernandez Jr., the vice chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, looks out window in San Bernardino on Sept. 27, 2022. Hernandez is part of a youth committee that is advocating for AB 1703, which will ensure that students have an opportunity to learn about factual historical events involving Native Americans in California. Photo by Pablo Unzueta for CalMatters Author: Joe Hong's article, please click here. Sixteen-year-old Raven Casas...

Assemblymember James Ramos with our students, families, and staff at Alta Vista Innovation High School in San Bernardino, CA.

Photo: (left to right) Assemblymember Ramos’ Staff, Anais Franco, Assistant Principal Sarah Sinopoli, Area Superintendent Janet Wilson, Chairman (former) Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians Dr. Anthony R. Pico, Assemblymember James Ramos, PACEs Science Statewide Facilitator Dana Brown, Chief External Affairs Officer Bob Morales, Community Liaison Stephani Congdon, and Regional College & Career Coordinator Cherie Padilla. Bob Morales invited Assemblymember James Ramos to visit with our...

Newsom signs bill to boost Native American curriculum (enewspapers.dailybulletin.com)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians annually hosts thousands of fourth graders at a California Indian Cultural Awareness conference commemorating California Native American Day in September. COURTESY PHOTO Author: Beau Yarbrough's article, please click here. California educators will be working more closely with Native American tribes under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday. Assembly Bill 1703, the California Indian Education Act, encourages school districts, county offices...

Passed on 9.23.22: AB 1703 California Indian Education Act | California Indian Education Task Forces

Approved by Governor Newsom and filed with the Secretary of State on September 23, 2022. CA Assembly Bill1703 , reflects the following; This bill would establish the California Indian Education Act and encourage school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools to form California Indian Education Task Forces with California tribes local to their regions or tribes historically located in the region. To the extent that this bill imposes new duties on the county office of...

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