Canku Ota - A Newsletter Celebrating Native America
September 23, 2000 - Issue 19

School News
gathered by Vicki Lockard

The information here will include items of interest for and about Native American schools. If you have news to share, please let us know! I can be reached by emailing:

NAU, Hopi Tribe extend agreement

Lyle Balenquah is a graduate student at Northern Arizona University. What is unique about his field of study is that he has a Hopi office dedicated to anthropology and archaeology right on campus.

Last week, Hopi Chairman Wayne Taylor and NAU President Clara Lovett extended a three-year agreement they first signed in 1998. The agreement renews a commitment between NAU and the Hopi Tribe to work together to provide training, education and recruitment opportunities for Hopi students in anthropology, archaeology and related disciplines.

Cherokee Nation Tsa-La-Gi Head Start Children Experience Cherokee Culture

The Cherokee Nation Early Childhood Unit Tsa-La-Gi Head Start class gets hands-on experience with cultural activities. The special class for 3 and 4 year olds incorporates the Cherokee language and culture in every aspect of the curriculum.

National Indian Education Association Convention

NIEA 2000, 31st ANNUAL CONVENTION, Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2000
Sioux Falls, SD, Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center

For more information visit their site at:

National Indian Education Association



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