Emerging Priorities

NAHO recognizes that there is a significant gap between Non-indigenous history and Aboriginals’ education.

Social Determinants

Our organisation takes the approach Aboriginals education in terms of spirituality, connectedness, self-determination, and self-reliance as an advanced way of attending to their historical context in society.

Child, Youth & Family

NAHO supports proposals to that aim at improving both the child’s and the family’s educational outcomes. Such initiatives include access to quality and affordable education.

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Native American Education System History

Native American Education System: A Brief History

The history of the native American education system is a long and complicated one. There have been many changes over the years, with different tribes having their own individual systems, and it is funded in a variety of ways today. In order to provide a brief overview of this history, we will focus on three specific topics: the changing landscape of education for Native Americans, the challenges faced by these communities in accessing quality education, and the recent efforts to improve native American education.
The Changing Landscape of Education for Native Americans
The first topic we will address is the changing landscape of education for native Americans.
Historically, Native American children were educated in…

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Native American Classroom Games to Improve Working Memory

Native American games played a big role in education. Games were helping students to develop the skills they needed to become successful adults.
Indigenous students learned while playing. The better their working memory is, the better they are at following complex directions, solving math problems in their head, etc. The great thing about working memory is that it is not something fixed as you can improve it in multiple ways.
The classroom games on this blog are specially designed to help students improve their …

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Solar Energy for Native American Society

Native American lands in the southern 48 states are projected to have a solar energy potential of 17.6 TWh. According to a Bureau of Indian Affairs report, more than 150 American Indian reservations have the resource potential to support American-made renewable energy production.
Challenges in Solar Energy Plan for Native American Society
Indigenous peoples have been mistreated for as long as filthy energy firms have existed. Coal and oil companies have made these tribes’ economies dependent on fossil fuels. This has made it difficult for people who want to switch to sustainable energy sources.
In the case of the…

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Clean water for Indigenous

Clean Water for Indigenous Communities

The Australian indigenous communities have been struggling for access to safe drinking water. Recent news articles show that many of their communities are dealing with several issues, such as their remote location and no water filtration systems, which prevent them from having safe water and essential power.
Several research and discussions reveal that there has been water and farming contamination within the indigenous areas. The residents have voiced concerns about their health safety and having no alternatives to replace the contaminated water.
First-Hand Experiences
In 2017, a …

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Smoking And Aboriginal Communities

Reasons for High Smoking Rates in Aboriginal Communities

Smoking has long been one of the most common bad habits for any human. As mentioned by Eurovap, There are a lot of factors that influence one from doing the habit aside from easy stress-reliever and peer pressure to look cool. Pollution in the cities might include tens of thousands of smoking and vape daily but it is to be noted that smoking can also be rampant in indigenous or Aboriginal communities.
Reasons for High Smoking Rates
According to the report of NSW for 2017 – 2018, Aboriginal people smokers range from ages 16 and up. The rate for these people to be serious smokers is 28.2 percent, which is around twice the rate for them to be non-smokers. For NSW, reducing that ‘…

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Metis Clothing

The Metis Clothing for Men and Women

The strength of a country’s culture is determined by its foundational values and the willingness of the people to carry its traditions proudly. The Metis are one such group of Canadian descent who have gone on to carry their traditions through their unique and rugged clothing which are still available in the form of custom t shirts Canada at stores.
The Metis are actually descendants of the first generation of French immigrants who were involved in the fur trading business. Having roots in two distinct cultures, the Metis went on to produce something with elements of both the cultures they have descended from.
Metis Clothing for …

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Become Our Aboriginal Community Member

Our community is grounded on a strength-based approach to history as this is essential in upholding the credibility of our organization, and we are committed to moving the Government`s agenda on supporting indigenous population forward.