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Washington University in St. Louis, Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies

Contact:
  • One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1196
    St. Louis, MO 63130
  • Email: bcais@wustl.edu

We R Native is a comprehensive health resource website made for and by Native American youth. The website features include: community service grants; Q & A service; discussion boards; and medically accurate information.

We R Native supports Native youth with guidance, peer support, and helpful information on sexuality and identity.

Shows how Native youth can help their friends cope. They have an online community for friends of people with mental health issues called 2Gether.

In 1987, E.D. Hirsch sparked a national debate with his book Cultural Literacy, claiming that there is a foundation of common knowledge every American should know — and codifying it in a list of 5,000 facts and cultural references. Hirsch’s list was attacked, celebrated, and much discussed. Today, amidst giant demographic and social shifts, the United States needs such common knowledge more than ever. But a 21st century sense of cultural literacy has to be radically more diverse and inclusive. And it needs to come not from one person but from all of us. So, we ask: What do you think Americans should know to be civically and culturally literate? Give us your top ten! LEARN MORE

This White House report acknowledges past federal policies and the impact on the education of Native students, explores the breadth of challenges facing Native children, and makes recommendations for a path moving forward.