April Newsletter

Indian Ed. LA

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Student Art Contest WINNERS!

The winner of the Middle/Senior High School category is:

Urban Tree Thoughts

V’Santi Tobey-Garcia (Mashpee Wampanoag & Taino)

El Camino Real Charter Academy

The winner of the Elementary category is:

Many Nations, Many Tribes –United Through Food

Caitlin Ortiz (Apache & Mojave)

Park Western ElementaryComing Together to Share Our Gifts

Second place in the Elementary category goes to:

Coming Together to Share Our Gifts

Tash Montana (Tohono O’odham)

Milagro Charter Elementary

Congratulations to all of the participants for helping make the contest a success!

Special Thanks to:

  • The Autry Museum for donating the refreshments
  • USC Native American Student Union for volunteering their time
  • SCIS/AIFP for leading games
  • Community partners and local artist for coming out and judging the contest
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Parent Committee Meeting @ The Autry Museum of the American West

Tuesday, April 5th, 6-8pm

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA

Parents and community members, do you enjoy planning parties? Join the Student Recognition Ceremony Planning Committee. We need your help and what better way to get involved than to plan our biggest event of the year! Planning sub-committee meets at 5pm before the business meeting.

Kids, come to our kids club! We will be doing various activities as well as homework help so bring your creativity and your backpacks.
Kids club is held during the business portion of the parent meeting.

Location: The Autry Museum Classrooms

Potluck 6pm-6:30pm
Meeting 6:30pm-8pm

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Student Recognition Ceremony RSVP

You are cordially invited to join the Indian Education Program for our

Annual Student Recognition Ceremony.

Sunday, May 1st 2016

Elementary Ceremony begins at 12:00pm

Middle/Senior High Ceremony begins at 1:30pm

The Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles

rsvp by following the link below

Space is limited so respond quickly


* Student Recognition Ceremony is only for students enrolled in the

LAUSD Indian Education Program grades K-12.

Any American Indian/Alaskan Native student that is enrolled in LAUSD and meets the criteria defined by federal law may apply for our program at http://indianedla.net and the one page form is also available at your child's school.

Student Recognition Ceremony Award Nominations

The USC Native American Student Union is sponsoring

The First Annual Indian Education Awards Nominations

Awards will be given out at our Recognition Ceremony on May 1st and we need your help!

Do you know a student, parent, teacher or community member that displayed outstanding achievement or leadership this year?

Submit your nomination using the link below


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LAUSD Indian Education Program

Connecting American Indian and Alaska Native students in the Los Angeles Unified School District with resources and support to promote academic achievement.