Train More NA Teachers
Faced with teacher shortages in big cities
and several academic specialties, school districts across the country
have been hustling lately to sign up new recruits for the classroom.
But at the same time, another teacher shortage has received little
public attention--this one on Indian reservations, where on the average
one teacher in three leaves every year, according to the American
Indian College fund.
What Does the
Future Hold for Children?
The voices of children were in the background
as Navajo Nation leaders discussed the future-and how that future
will look for some of those same children. The lunchroom noise drowned
out some of the discussion at the Tuba City Boarding School, as the
meeting took place in a classroom adjoining the cafeteria. Nonetheless,
a more appropriate setting would have been hard to find.
This century has marked incredible changes
in the lives of Native peoples. As we approach a new millennium, we
look back on some of the significant moments of the last hundred years.
This series looks at a decade each issue for the next nine issues
to provide a timeline that eventually covers the entire century.
Pioneers From NA View
Once, more than 8,000 Native Americans of the
Umatilla, Cayuse and Walla Walla tribes roamed a wonderland here on
the Columbia River Plateau.
Speed: He zones
out on the slopes
When speed skier Ross Anderson reaches speeds
of more 120 mph there is a calm that sweeps his body, an inner nirvana
that provides him spiritual satisfaction and feeds his need for speed.
Issue - Some Progress
A trademark lawsuit victory against the
Washington D.C. NFL team. The first ever U.S. Department of Justice
probe into the mascot issue takes place at Erwin High, Asheville,