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