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Help Wanted: Questionable Hiring And Non-Native Administrators At Chemawa

November 20, 2017 by Jefferson Public Radio

Jefferson Public RadioMcNeil was a special education teacher at Chemawa, a federally run boarding school for Native youth in Salem, Oregon. Back in ... The Bureau of Indian Affairs didn't grant interviews with current school administrators who supervised McNeil. In emails ...

Oregon Lawmakers Demand Answers From Interior On Chemawa

November 15, 2017 by KUOW News and Information

KUOW News and InformationKurt Schrader, D-Salem, has heard similar concerns about the federally run school in his district over the years. Schrader helped launch an investigation of the school six years ago, but he said he wants a stronger response from the federal government ...

Former Chemawa Staff Say Concerns Were Met With Retaliation, Bullying

November 13, 2017 by OPB News

OPB News... school for Native American teens. The Salem campus serves some of the most vulnerable students in the country, which Karzon knew would be a challenge. That's exactly what she wanted. ... Unsatisfied with the response, they eventually went around ...

What's A Chemawa Diploma Really Worth?

November 6, 2017 by OPB News

OPB News... of Indian Education director Tony Dearman in an interview with OPB. “That's the number one thing.” In the first installment in this series, OPB examined the challenges Chemawa has faced in protecting its students. But the Salem boarding school also ...

About This Series: Chemawa Indian School

October 30, 2017 by KUOW News and Information

KUOW News and InformationAfter concerned staff members contacted OPB about troubles at the boarding school, Manning and Schick interviewed several dozen former Chemawa employees, students and parents and looked through hundreds of pages of records, including police ...

Chemawa School | REBROADCAST: Quince And Croquet | Carlos Gives Advice

October 30, 2017 by OPB News

OPB NewsChemawa School | REBROADCAST: Quince And Croquet | Carlos Gives Advice. by Sage Van Wing Follow OPB Oct. 30, ... Rob Manning and Tony Schick's series about problems at Chemawa Indian School starts today on OPB. We'll air a special extended ...

Salem area high school football: Live score updates

September 29, 2017 by Statesman Journal

Statesman JournalYamhill-Carlton at North Marion, late. Santiam Christian at Dayton, late. Sheridan at Amity, late. Colton at Blanchet Catholic, at Chemawa Indian School, late. Jefferson at Scio, late. Regis at Salem Academy, late. Gervais at Willamina, late. Kennedy ...

Phyllis I. (Tomeo) Billings

August 17, 2017 by Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Herald-RepublicShe was a member of the Yakama Nation. She attended grade school in Wapato and Spokane and graduated from Chemawa Indian School in Salem, OR. She also attended Trend Business College. Phyllis was a United States Marine where she did her tour ...

Oliver A. Jackson Jr.

July 26, 2017 by Lewiston Morning Tribune

Lewiston Morning TribuneOliver A. Jackson Jr. was the second of nine children born to Oliver Sr. and Colleen Jackson, born on Nov. 3. 1954, in Lewiston. He grew up in the area and also lived in California, Port Angeles, Wash., Salem, Ore., and he worked at Chemawa Indian School.

Salem Relay for Life set for July 8

June 28, 2017 by Statesman Journal

Statesman JournalShe came by with Kathy Ottele to promote the 25th edition of the Relay for Life of Salem-Keizer, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, July 8, at Chemawa Indian School, 3700 Chemawa Road NE. The Relay for Life slogan is “Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back.

Class of 2017: Chemawa Indian School

June 10, 2017 by Statesman Journal

Statesman JournalGraduation ceremonies were at 10 a.m. May 12 at Chemawa Indian School. Graduates: 75. Valedictorian: Alyssa Orosco. Salutatorian: Kashia Caljesuseso. Alena Alekay. Chelsea Antonio. Jolyce Armenta. RoseAngela Bonito. Nalani Brisbois.

Thy-Sic-Kee Rhonda Wesley-Clements

February 13, 2017 by Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Herald-RepublicThy-Sic-Kee Rhonda Wesley-Clements was born 11-25-1972 to Clifford Wesley Sr. and Martina Pachpe. She attended schools in Wapato and Toppenish and graduated from Chemawa Indian School in Salem, OR in 1991. She followed the Pow Wow trail ...

North Slope leader Jeslie Kaleak Sr. dies at 65

January 23, 2017 by The Arctic Sounder

Kaleak was born and raised in Utqiagvik. Like many young people in his day, he attended boarding school at Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Ore. He recalled his boarding school days in a message he wrote to the students of the North Slope when he was ...

In Memory of Clayton Curtis WhiteGrass

January 20, 2017 by Billings Gazette

Billings GazetteClayton Curtis WhiteGrass (Came by Mistake, Pah Tsa-Ppo) 54, passed away on Jan. 10, 2017, in Billings. Clayton was born on Dec. 13, 1963, in Browning, to Thelma and Thomas Wall. He was raised by his grandparents John Joseph WhiteGrass and Mary ...

Devontre Thomas Stared Down Federal Charges for a Gram of Cannabis. Here's Why He Fought Back.

August 10, 2016 by Willamette Week

Willamette WeekThomas is still happy he went to Chemawa. A teacher at the boarding school taught him gardening, and helped him land an unpaid internship at Ant Farm, a nonprofit farm and cafe in the Clackamas County town of Sandy, where he tends blueberries and ...

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