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Native American Schools Book Recipients

1. Whiteriver
Whiteriver, AZ
2. Hope
Keams Canyon, AZ
3. Pine Ridge
Pine Ridge, SD
4. Rosebud
St. Francis, SD
5. Lower Brule
Loewr Brule, SD
6. Standing Rock
Fort Yates, SD
7. Laguna
Old Laguna, NM
8. Shiprock
Shiprock, NM
9. Choctaw
Philadelphia, MS
10. Colville
Portland, OR
11. Port Hall
Portland, OR
12. Board School
Riverside, CA
13. Western Navajo
Kayenta, AZ
14. Turtle Mountain
Belcourt, ND
15. Eastern Navajo
Crownpoint, NM
16. Chinle
Chinle, AZ
17. Ft. Defiance
Ft. Defiance, AZ
18. Riverside Indian School
Anadarko, OK
19. Southern Pueblos
Albuquerque, NM
20. Fond du Lac Tribal & Comm.. College
Cloquet, NM
21. Haskell-Indian Nations University
Lawrence, KS
22. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Inst.
Albuquerque, NM
23. Blackwater Community College
Coolidge, AZ
24. Kickapoo National School
Powhottan, KS
25. Hannahville Indian School
Wilson, MI
26. Fond du Lac Ojibwe School
Cloquet, MN
27. Conehatta Elementary School
Conehatta, MS
28. Fort Berthold Community School
New Town, ND
29. Turtle Mountain College
Belcourt, ND
30. Little Hoop Community College
Fort Totten, ND
31. Sitting Bull
Fort Yates, ND
32. United Tribal Technical College
Bismark, ND
33. Takini School
Howes, SD
34. Chief Leschi
Tacoma, WA
35. Lac Courte Orielles Ojibwa School
Hayward, WI


U.S. Department of Defense ships books to Liberia, the first airllift of humanitarian goods ever sent to this country by the U.S.

A Native American Mother reading with her child

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