Native Village
Youth and Education news
 December 1, 2010, Volume 2



Maidu Creation Story
Harry Fonseca, Nisenan Maidu, Hawaiian, and Portuguese heritage.

"Respect should be given those indigenous nations who still carry on their ceremonies; still following the ancient laws of nature with songs and ceremonies." 
Oren R. Lyons, Spokesman, Traditional Circle of Elders

Children Step Up As Culture Bearers

Preserving Mechoopda Tradition

Cherokee Student Leader to Pass Torch

Native American High Schoolers Learn About Medicinal Careers

USDA Grants Support Research, Education, and Extensive Activities at Tribal Land-Grant Colleges

New eBook Offers Insights into Native American Student Life

 Greatest Person of the Day: Dr. Patricia Nez Henderson

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