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For Native Education, Community Is the Answer

By Kameryn Point (AYPF Policy & Programs Associate), American Youth Policy Forum While tribal communities and cultures vary greatly, many Indigenous youth experience significant difficulties and hardships throughout the United States. These challenges can be directly traced to the impact of colonization on tribal communities such as what Indigenous youth experienced in the boarding school […]

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with AI/AN FACES data

By Meryl Barofsky , Laura Hoard, and Allison Walker, Office of Planning, Research, & Evaluation We are celebrating Native American Heritage Month by sharing some of the accomplishments of the American Indian/Alaska Native Family and Child Experiences Survey (AI/AN FACES). AI/AN FACES was designed to provide descriptive, nationally representative information on tribally operated Region XI […]

Twitter data offers a unique perspective on American Indian/Alaska Native youth

Around Him, D. Li, W., Gross, E., Warren, J., DeMand, A., Garcia-Baza, I., Habteselasse, (2020). Twitter Analysis Can Help Practitioners, Policymakers, and Researchers Better Understand Topics Relevant to American Indian/Alaska Native Youth. Child Trends. Retrieved November 17, 2020, from https://www.childtrends.org/publications/twitter-analysis-practitioners-policymakers-researchers-understand-topics-american-indian-alaska-native-youth Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interests: Although children and youth under age 18 constitute nearly one-third of the […]