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June 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Preventing Suicide Among Native Youth through Collective Leadership

The Lummi CEDAR project helps prevent suicide among Native youth through cultural and leadership programs that build pride in one's identity.  

Ten years ago, young people who were feeling depressed might write…


Added by Melia Dicker on June 18, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Makua Series Created at CLE Featured in Mana Magazine

Three native Hawaiian organizations are making headlines with a project that they first envisioned at the 2011 CLE gathering in Seattle. 

The UH Hawai'inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, INPEACE, and Kamehameha Schools formed a partnership…


Added by Melia Dicker on June 13, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Ma'O Farm trip

Those of us who are here in Honolulu at the ECE/CLE had the opportunity to visit Ma'O Farm yesterday.

It was an life-enriching journey to a place where people dedicate themselves to planting and harvesting food in ways that respect the land, the farm worker, the community, and the people who eat. It is a dramatic extension of what we experienced at Ka Papa Lo'i O Kanewai a day earlier. Mahalo to the vision and tireless work of Kukui and her team. The humanitarian and environmental work…


Added by Cheryl D. Fields on June 8, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

In Zuni Pueblo, Gracious Space Makes Professional Development Transformative

CLE Member Lee Francis (not pictured) used Gracious Space for professional development with teachers and school administrators in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico.

Say the words “professional development”…


Added by Melia Dicker on June 3, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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