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President Obama Announces 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, December 5, President Obama will host the White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Department of the Interior. The conference will provide leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes the opportunity to interact directly with … Continue reading

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Free Webinars for Educators

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education is excited to share with you the latest offerings from the Green Strides Webinar Series! We want to continue our commitment to connecting tribal communities and federal agencies to … Continue reading

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AIAN Teacher in the Spotlight

A Native American Rural High School Teacher is Named this Year’s Monsanto Fund Rural Teacher of the Year Awarded by the National Rural Education Association.   Shaun Martin, 31,  draws on his Native American heritage to inspire motivation and commitment … Continue reading

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Education Drives America 2012 Bus Tour

Elko: Community collaboration is key  At the Great Basin Indian Education Roundtable on day two of ED’s cross-country bus tour, it was clear that education really does drive America. During Thursday’s first event at Great Basin College in Elko, Nev., we witnessed how communities … Continue reading

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AIAN Principal in the Spotlight

WA School Leader Named National HS Principal of the Year Trevor Greene helped rural, high-poverty school overcome the odds  Trevor Greene, principal of Toppenish High School in Toppenish, WA, has been named the 2013 MetLife/NASSP (National Association of Secondary School Principals) National … Continue reading

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