New BIE director introduces self

“I am pleased to introduce myself as the new Director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE).  I am excited and honored to have the opportunity to advance BIE’s mission and look forward to continuing to work in collaboration with schools, tribes, and communities to enhance educational opportunities of our …

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Navajo Accountability Plan Approved

Historic Diné School Accountability Plan approved WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Department of Education Secretary John King finalized the historic Diné School Accountability Plan for 60 Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools on the Navajo Nation before Navajo Nation leadership including President Russell Begaye, Vice …

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Indian-Ed editor appointed to college board seat

HOLRBOOK, Ariz. — The online editor of www.Indian-Ed.com, a veteran educator and media/marketing consultant George Joe of Dilkon has been appointed to fill the Navajo County Community College District (NCCCD) District 2 seat left vacant by the June death of Governing Board member Prescott Winslow. Joe was appointed to serve …

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Navajo student graduates from NYU


  Jordan Johnson, 21, graduated from New York University on Thursday May 19 and will be attending Harvard for grad school. She was selected by a faculty committee to receive the Departmental Banner Bearers award. During her years at NYU she was a member of the Alpha Sigma Tau, serving …

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Blunt advice for youth

The following is blunt advice, but good advice from a First Nation’s leader. Clarence Louie offered this advice at a recent event to youth. The advice is good for everyone, not just Native youth. The advice on tabloid news publications laying around in some homes, is good. Please read. Read …

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Navajo Technical University to confer first master’s degree

Perry R. James, Continental Divide, NM, will be Navajo Technical University’s first student to receive a graduate degree in Diné Culture, Language & Leadership

Navajo Technical University to confer first master’s degree CROWNPOINT, NM – Three years after gaining approval to offer a master’s degree, Navajo Technical University (NTU) will confer its first graduate degree on May 13, 2016 when Perry R. James of Continental Divide, NM receives a Master of Arts degree in …

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