2018 Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship recipient Camille Wynecoop sees her master’s program in curriculum and instruction at the University of Idaho as a step toward a dream job that involves serving as an education leader in a Native community, helping families reunify with their children and educating parents on child development.
Northwest Matters Blog
By Shadiin Garcia | November 16, 2018
A persistent narrative endures in the United States that indigenous people no longer exist or exist only as one-dimensional caricatures or stereotypes.
What do educators need to know and do to end this deeply damaging narrative?
On our blog, Shadiin Garcia provides basic information that all educators need to know as well as resources for learning more about local tribes. She also shares strategies for using culture as an intervention to educate all students about the Native American experience in Oregon.