Every year the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Legislative Summit brings members and advocates of Native American education to Washington, D.C. The gathering provides an in-depth analysis of policies that are high on the NIEA’s list of priorities.
Let’s take a look at some of the speeches and happenings from this year's 15th annual summit, held February 13 to 15.
State of Indian Education delivered by NIEA President Quinton Roman Nose:
Quinton Roman Nose discusses the importance of advocacy:
Bureau of Indian Education Director Keith O. Moore on Improving Native Education:
Why is the Indian Education Summit important? Some NIEA members explain:
Scenes from the 2012 Summit:
Read ICTMN's coverage of the summit by Rob Capriccioso here.