‘I Feel Invisible’: Native Students a New York Times Article

By Erica L. Green and Annie Waldman Photographs by Annie Flanagan This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism organization. WOLF POINT, Mont. — The faint scars on Ruth Fourstar’s arms testify to a difficult life on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation: the physical and emotional abuse at home, the bullying at school, […]

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SUPPORTING NIHSDA’S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE HEAD START ACT

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1970 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA as the largest national Indian organization of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents, and […]

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SUPPORT OF TITLE VII WITHIN THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT (ESEA)

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1970 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA, as the largest national Indian organization of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents, and […]

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SUPPORT OF EARLY LEARNING MEASURES THAT STRENGTHEN NATIVE CULTURES

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1970 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA, as the largest national Indian organization of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents, and […]

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EXPANSION OF STATE PRE-KINDERGARTEN LEGISLATION TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION PRESCHOOLS

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1970 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA as the largest national Indian organization of American Indian, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents and […]

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SUPPORT MEANINGFUL CONSULTATION BETWEEN THE OFFICE OF HEAD START AND AMERICAN INDIAN /ALASKA NATIVES ON PERFOMANCE STANDARDS AND ANNNUALLY AS REQUIRED BY THE HEAD START ACT

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1969 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA as the largest national Indian organization of American Indians, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents, and […]

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TO SUPPORT MEANINGFUL CONSULTATION, FULLY FUNDED RESEARCH, PROTOCOL AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLICY REVIEW PROCEDURES TO ENACT THE “KINDERGARTEN READINESS” POLICY.

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1969 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA as the largest national Indian organization of American Indians, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents, and […]

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REAUTHORIZATION OF THE HEAD-START ACT

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1969 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA as the largest national Indian organization of American Indians, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents, and […]

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Opposing the Transfer of the Head Start Program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the U.S. Department of Education

Download WHEREAS, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was established in 1969 for the purpose of advocating, planning, and promoting the unique and special educational needs of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians; and WHEREAS, NIEA as the largest national Indian organization of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian educators, administrators, parents, and […]

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Support to Acquire Regional Status for the American Indian Programs Branch of the Head Start Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Download WHEREAS, the American Indian Programs Branch of the Head Start Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) funds over 20,000 American Indian and Alaska Native children, families, and communities through over 150 tribal and American Indian grantees, and WHEREAS, the American Indian Programs Branch does not currently administer Indian and […]

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