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National Advisory Council on Indian Education-2016

National 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 Kicking Bear Brown, Wilton Miwo...
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Poem: We’re Native

We’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 our own litigation  To save us from our own damnation  Ya we&...
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Education Summit at CIC

Education Summit at CIC By Gregg Castro Those active in the California Indigenous community are aware of one of our most pressing needs: to educate the public about the true history of our state. This is especially true for raising awareness of the “aliveness” of our many thriving communities. This became very apparent during the saddening-maddening time following the announcement by the Catholic Church that they wou...
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Reflections on NCORE San Francisco

On May 31st through June 4th, 2016, the 29th Annual NCORE (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity) Conference was held in San Francisco. The Conference had a large presence of California Indian people working to bring justice to our communities. California Native folks, along with the larger American Indian community, under the name NONCORE, made it clear our voices matter and, together, we have incredible strengt...
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38th Annual California Conference on American Indian Education

March 15-17 38th Annual California Conference on American Indian Education, Renaissance Hotel, Palm Springs. The 38th Annual California Conference on American Indian Education (CCAIE) The theme is Indian Education: Meeting the Challenge. This is an opportunity to share traditional and academic teaching and learning. The conference honors the commitment of families and those who contribute to the advancement of Indian...
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