Focus Magazine, Fall 2021: Native Excellence
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Focus Magazine, Fall 2021: Native Excellence

Today’s Indigenous students choose their own paths to college success

Posted: Oct. 12, 2021
Author(s): Suzette Brewer, Mary Annette Pember, Ken Blackbird, Hondo Louis, Patrick Metoxen Jr.
Organization(s): Lumina Foundation

The nation’s Indigenous peoples—infinitely varied in their cultures and scattered all across the continent— have at least one thing in common: Essentially, they’re forgotten. Overlooked. Invisible. Whether they live on a faraway reservation, along a suburban street, or in the high-rise condo unit next door, we non-Natives don’t see them. Not really.

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