A Personal Story: Race and education

Nov 15th, 1999 | By | Category: 11-2: Teacher Education, Features
By Carrie Billy, Executive Director White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities

Like most children growing up 25 to 30 years ago in a small rural town, my brothers and I walked to school every day. We kicked cans, chased a few dogs, and lost our notebooks – typical kid stuff. But not really. Our walks were different. We were different, something less than the kids born with lighter hair and lighter skin in towns outside the reservation’s boundaries. TCJ PAID CONTENT


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