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Education
Warriors in education dig deep into tribal culture


Forty teachers in Montana are immersing themselves in tribal culture as part of the Warriors in Education Institute.

The program is designed to help teachers develop curriculum as part of the Indian Education for All Act. The law requires public schools to teach about Indian culture and history.

The teachers are basing their lessons on four trunks that represent four themes: Indian veterans; Plains Indians; Indian cultural identity; and tribes across the U.S. The Big Horn Teacher Project spent the past four years developing the trunks, which contain teaching materials about tribal culture.

Get the Story:
Instructors prepare Indian curriculum (The Billings Gazette 7/11)

Relevant Links:
Big Horn Teacher Projects - http://www.msubillings.edu/bighornteacherproj
Montana Indian Education Association - http://www.mtiea.org
Montana Office of Public Instruction - http://www.opi.state.mt.us

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