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Edmonds School District launches new initiative aimed at honoring tribal lands


April 11, 2019

Edmonds School District, with support from U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, recently started a new initiative honoring tribal lands the district is on.

Led by Edmonds School District Family and Community Engagement and Indian Education Program (IEP), this new policy for the district is a small step toward equity and inclusion goals, said Laura Wong-Whitebear, the IEP specialist.

According to the Edmonds School District website, a statement will be read to honor the land at school and community meetings: “We respectfully acknowledge that this meeting is being held on the traditional...

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