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BREAKING (March 7):
NIEA explains the impact of sequestration-triggered budget on Native education in a special Advocacy Note.
In the News (March 3):
NIEA Executive Director Ahniwake Rose discusses the importance of providing both high-quality academic and cultural education as part of a piece on Alaska Native education in
The Atlantic Monthly.
In the News (February 27):
NIEA President Dr. Heather Shotton calls for improving classroom and school conditions for Native students attending BIE schools in testimony
before the House Appropriations Subcommitee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.
Education Week profiles
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The premiere organization advocating for educational excellence, opportunity, and equity for Native students, the
National Indian Education Association (NIEA) advances comprehensive educational opportunities for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians throughout the United States. (More)
Our strategic priorities
Support traditional Native language and cultures in the classroom
Empower teachers to be more effective in their classrooms
Encourage Tribal and Native control of educational institutions
Increase the use of data and information relevant to Native students and communities