Persephone Eastman and Damakota Challenge the Redmen Mascot

Persephone Eastman (Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate) used her Gen-I Challenge as a platform to mobilize her friends in a youth group called the Damakota and to vocalize her beliefs regarding the ‘Redmen’ mascot of a local school in her area. Persephone paid a visit to the school’s board meeting to speak out against the mascot’s name, school logo, and their homecoming coronation and the overall the psychological impact of stereotypical imagery.  

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Ashkii Hatathlie Connects with Native Youth through Diné Millenials Podcast

Ashkii Hatathlie from the Navajo tribe founded Diné Millennials Today, which he describes as a forum for news, features, and analysis aimed at informing and empowering Diné youth. For his Gen-I Challenge, Ashkii created a Podcast to combine thought-provoking ideas, issues, trend analysis and discussions with Diné youth.  

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Apply for Hot Wheels® Speedometry™ Curriculum!

To support Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, Hot Wheels® Speedometry™ encourages inquiry and real-world, problem-based learning through play, hands-on activities and in-depth lesson plans.  

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Apply for Hot Wheels® Speedometry™ Curriculum!

To support Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, Hot Wheels® Speedometry™ encourages inquiry and real-world, problem-based learning through play, hands-on activities and in-depth lesson plans.  

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