New Indian Education For All Hub Course!
This course provides a step-by-step overview of The Framework: A Practical Guide for MT Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All (IEFA). This course will help all educators in understanding how to carefully integrate IEFA practices across curriculum areas in classrooms, schools, and districts.
Developed by Dr. Tammy Elser in partnership with the Salish Kootenai College (SKC).  Sign up for the course.

the framework: guide for Montana teachers and administrators implementing Montana Education for All  

The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All is designed to provide schools with a roadmap for IEFA Integration. Key topics include dimensions of multicultural education, school specific needs and approaches, and components of IEFA. 

The Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians provide the structural foundation for IEFA Integration in Montana.  They were developed through consultation with Tribal members and the Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education.  The revised 2019 edition is the third version of this document.  

 

 

Crossing Boundaries through Art: Seals of Montana Tribal Nations

“Crossing Boundaries through Art: Seals of Montana Tribal Nations” ofers elementary students in grades 3-5 an opportunity to learn about Montana indigenous people as distinct, sovereign nations while simultaneously studying symbolic art. Students will examine how tribal identity and diversity are expressed through symbols that have their roots in distinct tribal histories, cultures, and geographies. In order to make a personal connection with what they are learning, students will also create original symbols that represent themselves, their class, and their shared “culture” at school.

100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice

100 YEARS is the story of Elouise Cobell and her 30-year fight for justice for over 300,000 Native Americans whose mineral-rich lands were grossly mismanaged by the US Government for over a century.

 

 

Investigating the First Peoples: The Clovis Child Burial

This curriculum guide is for eighth through twelfth grade teachers and their students studying U.S. History. Recently, there has been DNA analysis of the ancient skeletal remains of a child buried near Wilsall, Montana. The investigation of the child’s DNA revealed surprising new information about the First Peoples in America and their relationship with modern American Indians.