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Tree islands and sustainability at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum and THPO

By Misty Snyder, registrar, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum One of the objectives of the Museum and Tribal Historic Preservation Office’s (THPO) Strategic Plan is to “practice responsible environmental stewardship.” There are many projects underway and multiple divisions within the department working toward this goal. I have had the opportunity to spearhead one of

State lawmakers push forward on Native issues, policy

While attention is often given to the noisy political environment in Washington, D.C., state legislatures are busy introducing bills and hashing out policy issues. Indeed, sometimes state-level actions can have a more direct effect on Florida residents – including Tribal members – than what is being hashed out in Congress. In Florida

Native American Languages Act moves toward reauthorization

A federal law designed to help preserve Native languages is now moving toward reauthorization after being stalled in the U.S. Congress. The Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act seeks to revitalize Native American languages through immersion and restoration programs. Martinez was a linguist and storyteller for the Tewa people of