A representative from the Indian Land Tenure Foundation publicly recognized Columbia Heights Public Schools for its work in incorporating the Lessons of Our Land curriculum across the school district. The curriculum incorporates Native American Stories and lessons into regular classroom instruction.

Nichlas Emmons, program and development officer for the Indian Land Tenure Foundation, spoke to the School Board during its Oct. 13 meeting as part of a presentation with teaching and learning leaders on the curriculum integration, and also to recognize the district for its efforts.

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