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  • National Advisory Council on Indian Education-2016

    January 16, 2017National Advisory Council on Indian Education-2016 Submitted by the California Indian Culture & Sovereignty Center   President Barack Obama appointed Joely Proudfit and Dahkota Franklin Kicking Bear Brown to the National Advisory Council on Indian Education in early 2016. Proudfit (Luiseño decendant) is a professor at California State University San Marcos and Dahkota Franklin...
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  • Poem: We’re Native

    January 13, 2017We’re Native By Michael Murphy   Ya, we’re native  Coming from the slums of the cities and the dirts of the reservation  We’re the true First Nation  Products of the creator’s creation Knowing that education is the path to self determination  We’re Fighting for the next generation  To create our own salvation  By changing...
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  • In Our Languages: Chukchansi

    January 12, 2017Xon’ hew may’ Submitted by: Shonna Alexander   Xon’ hew may’. We live here. Mayin hi’ xo’, holoomun. This is our home, always Gooyeg am’! Protect it! Deyliwshag hol’gi’in. Watch over the Earth. An’ malwinga’ min xo’o. Don’t forget about your home. Wodiyga’ hol’gi’in. Dance for the Earth. Hatimga’ hol’gi’in. Sing for the Earth. Yayinga mayin hol’gi’in. Save our Earth.  
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  • WIC Education Programs on California Rancherias and Indian Communities Part Three: A Welcome Bit of Relief

    December 19, 2016WIC Education Programs on California Rancherias and Indian Communities A Three Part Series By Samuel L. White Swan-Perkins   Part Three: A Welcome Bit of Relief This series has highlighted the background of the WIC program, its history with the FDPIR system on Indian Reservations, as well as the successes (and subsequent shortcomings) of...
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  • WIC Education Programs on California Rancherias and Indian Communities, PART TWO: Doing It Ourselves

    December 12, 2016WIC Education Programs on California Rancherias and Indian Communities A Three Part Series By Samuel L. White Swan-Perkins Part Two: Doing it Ourselves As is evidenced in the first article in this series, California Native Americans have been proven to be motivated to fight the epidemic of Diabetes that is so prevalent in Indian...
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