New Indigenous Books for Our Library

New Indigenous Books for Our Library

I (Karen) am thrilled to add some new books to our library at SCEC: Indigenous stories from Native authors. These books have been carefully curated from the list of Indigenous children’s books by the National Museum of the American Indian. I watched a webinar...
Workshop by Oregon Humanities: Indigenous Wisdom

Workshop by Oregon Humanities: Indigenous Wisdom

Our Executive Director, Karen Rainsong, is attending a webinar workshop tonight by Oregon Humanities, that involves centering Indigenous Wisdom during the climate crisis. We will update this post with her reflections on this afterwards. Update: we learned about the...
A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving Classroom

A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving Classroom

For many students, Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude and be with family. Teachers often include fun activities related to the holiday in their classrooms. When teaching about Thanksgiving, it is important not to misrepresent Native American cultures. Native...