[Native News Online] Senate Committee Hears Indigenous Testimony on Federal Indian Boarding School Report and Legislation

Two issues were on the table during the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs’ hearing June 22: the Department of the Interior’s landmark investigative report on Indian Boarding Schools, and legislation intended to work in tandem with the department’s initiative to address trauma and bring healing to boarding-school survivors and their communities. The 106-page report—released last … Read more

Professor Duane Champagne’s New Article ‘Regaining Stewardship Over American Indian Education’

Regaining Stewardship Over American Indian Education Very little contemporary American Indian education is tribally focused. Instead, we are presented with reams of policy and research about Indian students that concentrates on explaining dropouts, low graduation rates and other problems. Important though these issues are, they tend to assume that Indian students are foreigners in American … Read more