Tag: Native Youth

OPINION: Culture-based education — a path to healing for Native youth? See more national education news here

| August 20, 2019
OPINION: Culture-based education — a path to healing for Native youth? See more national education news here

On a sweltering summer day, students run back and forth on a grassy field. Frequently erupting in laughter, they playfully dodge one another.

On the ground, two balls about the size of tennis balls are connected by a leather strap, and the children race to lift the balls from the ground with long sticks.

These Native American children are learning to play double ball, a traditional indigenous game, or at least that seems to be the focus of their activity. But at the summer camp these students are attending, Native teachers and leaders are leveraging culture-based activities like double ball to engage students more deeply in exploring their Native identities and wellness goals.

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49th Annual Youth Education Day Conference – Friday, June 26th

| June 2, 2015
49th Annual Youth Education Day Conference – Friday, June 26th

Azee Bee Nahagha of Dine Nation, 49th Annual Convention and Youth Education Day in Coal Mine Canyon, Arizona on Friday, June 26-June 28th, 2015
Its Time! Youth Leadership on the Foundations of Nitsáhákees, Nahat’á, Iina & Sihasin

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