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50 Years Ago, Native Education Leaders Gathered. What Now? A Q&A with the National Indian Education Association. - Ahead of the Heard
Fifty years ago, a group of Native educators and activists organized the first national conference on Indian education in Minneapolis, MN. Over 900 parents, community leaders, and educators came together to exchange information, share their experiences, and discuss efforts to change federal education policy. That group became the National Indian Education Association (NIEA). Today, NIEA …