Native American Heritage Month
Thank you for recognizing Native American heritage month with us. Below are some resources that may be helpful to continue our collective learning beyond November.
7 Films to Illuminate Diverse Experiences
Films, shorts, and documentaries that celebrate the diverse voices within indigenous communities. View HERE.
Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories
Arizona’s Heard Museum has long hosted the exhibition, Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories. The exhibition is the first to interpret boarding schools' stories through the voices, lives, and perspectives of Native people. The exhibition’s website includes a wide variety of historical and contextual resources, including information for educators. View HERE.
Arizona Education Governance Overview
The Arizona Education Governance document provides an overview of the different federal, state, and local agencies that oversee public education in Arizona. It is intended to raise awareness and understanding of who and what controls education decisions that affect Arizonans. View HERE.
Youth Prevention Strategies During COVID-19 Pandemic
Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 3:00 PM ET – Registration: https://www.nihb.org/covid-19/upcoming-events/webinar-youth-prevention-strategies-during-covid-19-pandemic/
Join the National Indian Health Board, the United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY), and We R Native for a discussion on how youth can help prevent COVID-19 infection. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of youth and young adults with the disruption of schools and sports and having to adapt to a new way of living and interacting with family and friends. Considering the recent spike in COVID-19 cases among youth and young adults and the role young people can play in community outreach and mitigating risk during this crisis, this webinar will explore resources and strategies on how to engage youth in prevention activities.
NASA Moon Pod Writing
Dreaming about a trip to the moon? Here’s your chance! NASA is challenging all K-12 students to write about a one-week expedition to the Moon’s South Pole. Enter by December 17th, and you could win a trip to the NASA Kennedy Space Center to see Artemis-1 launch!
Entries are due December 17, 2020. Learn more HERE.