Native Village Youth and Education News
February 1, 2009 Issue 194 Volume 3



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"I heard a wise woman talk at a conference. She spoke of being removed from her culture, unplugged from it, disconnected and set aside like an old toaster. But she was always a toaster and the day came when someone plugged her back in and the electricity flowed. She became functional again - and the tool of her reawakening was her language." Richard Wagamese. Ojibway
 

 Alecia Gonzales to Receive Public Humanities Award

Schenectady Man Wins Top Award from AISES

American Indians Could Reap Almost $3B in Stimulus

 

Tribes Turn Out for Inauguration Events

Black Hills Educator Meets with President-elect Obama's Staff

Standing Tall: Plains Indians Enjoyed Height, Health Advantage

Disadvantaged Reservations Turn Toward Community Gardens

Enthusiastic Chef John Revels in Wampanoag Cooking

 

Do It Yourself  Household Cleaners

Levitation Discovery May Aid Medicine

 Native American One Dollar Coin Chosen

 

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