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Philosophy of Learning

Published: October 26, 2008, Author: JayTaber

Real History

Reading an article about a Native American candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction in Montana, I was surprised to learn that Montana is the only state in the US that requires teaching American Indian history in its public schools, and equally important, funds that mandate. While we all learned something in school about the indigenous peoples of our country, the difference in Montana is that the information must be factually accurate and culturally appropriate. Think about what a difference that could make if adopted in the other 49.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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