April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Vi Waln April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) reports someone is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds. Activities are planned to increase awareness to widespread sex crimes across this country. Many victims are children. Being sexually assaulted as a child affects one for life. There are also manyContinue reading “April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month”

Accreditation Authority Should Be Granted to Tribal Educators

By Vi Waln The Commission for Oceti Sakowin Accreditation (COSA) is an organization of dedicated educators who have worked for several years to affect change in the school systems. The curriculum currently mandated by accreditation authorities for South Dakota has been failing us for decades. The educators behind COSA grew weary of watching tribal studentsContinue reading “Accreditation Authority Should Be Granted to Tribal Educators”