advocates for the academic success of all students. We create and promote strategies that integrate the teaching of native American history, culture, language and government. Educators in Washington’s schools look to our staff for leadership and technical assistance.
Tribal History in Washington’s Basic Education Act
RCW 28A.230.090 (a) Any course in Washington state history and government used to fulfill high school graduation requirements shall consider including information on the culture, history, and government of the American Indian peoples who were the first inhabitants of the state.
A Shared History (MP4)
follows the progress of HB 1495 and SB 5655 into state law during the 2005
Since Time Immemorial: Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State
The first state-endorsed curriculum to be aligned with Common Core Standards, Since Time Immemorial: Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State is easy to implement — all lesson plans and materials are online and free. Since its launch in 2010, Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State has become a model for curriculum nationwide.
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If you attended our June 18 Train-the-Trainers Workshop, let us know how well we did, what we could improve and what part of the training was most valuable to your work.
Tribal Sovereignty 2015 Spring Workshop Evaluation.