New law supports development of educational materials about local tribes

Assemblymember James Ramos’ (D-Highland) California Indian Education Act, Assembly Bill 1703, was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 23. The new law encourages local educational agencies to create California Indian Education task forces that include representatives of area Native American tribes and educators to […]

How the federal government and LEAs are preserving and celebrating Native American culture

Federal agencies and California schools are making efforts to celebrate Native American culture this November for National Native American Heritage Month. On Nov. 15, the United States Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services announced an initiative aimed at preserving, protecting and […]

Klamath-Trinity Joint USD program provides strong support for Native American students

CSBA is celebrating National Native American Heritage Month with stories of people and programs that uplift Native American students. Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District, located in the Six Rivers National Forest in the far reaches of northwest California, comprises just over 1,000 students attending seven […]