Did you know...
- Of all the children’s books published in the US, only 1% are written by Native American and First Nations authors.
- Minnesota ranks dead last when it comes to successfully graduating Black, Brown, and Native American Students
- Minnesota State Law requires teachers to include authentic Ojibwe and Dakhóta culture and history in all disciplines; yet in 2021 declined the budget for professional development and training to meet this requirement.
- Nationally, 37 tribal colleges and universities—four of which are in Minnesota—enroll over 30,000 students and reach an additional 47,000 community members annually through public programs and gatherings.