Today, catch up on some of the stories we’re following from Indian Country. This week, meet extraordinary Indigenous people making a difference in their communities, learn how new laws targeting critical race theory are influencing pivotal decisions educators make every day, and more in this week’s News You Can Use from all over Indian Country!
Not getting into it: How critical race theory laws are cutting short classroom conversations – The Current
Plenty of teachers say they haven’t changed their approach, and there is little evidence that these laws have led to wholesale curriculum overhauls. But in several states with new legislation, teachers say the ambiguity of the laws, plus new scrutiny from parents and administrators, are together chi…
Native American Agriculture Fund spins off new financial institution to help Native farmers
Citing a persistent lack of access to capital for Native farmers and ranchers, the Native American Agriculture Fund is working to create a new, separate organization that will leverage the federal Farm Credit System to increase the availability of loans in Indian Country.