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  • Welcome
    In the Indian Education Program at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Schools, our goal is to create an education experience for American Indian students that will lead to success in the future while maintaining a strong cultural foundation.
  • What We Do
    The Indian Education Program is a state and federally funded program designed to empower American Indian parents and students to find success in reaching their educational goals. Recognizing the many challenges facing American Indian children in the education arena, the Indian Education Program promotes parental and community participation to assist in identifying and finding solutions to these Challenges. The identified challenges and solutions will guide the direction of the Indian Education Program.

    The Indian Education Program at WHA provides for:

    Daily tutoring
    Academic and Career Counseling
    Special Education Coordination
    Student Advocacy for eligible American Indian Students
    The Indian Education Program will seek to promote cultural understanding and cooperation throughout the entire WHA education community for the benefit and success of all students while meeting the needs of the American Indian students.
Red Lake Tribal Justice Day
Red Lake Tribal Justice Day
Friday, September 14 - Tribal Justice Day
Fifteen WHA Native American students attended The Red Lake Schools Tribal Justice Day.
The Honorable Justice Anne McKieg was our host. She is the first Native American Supreme Court Justice in the country. She was raised in Federal Dam. Three other justices also attended and held workshops for our students. What a great trip.

Pow Wow

7 months ago

pow wow at WHA

The pow wow was a success in every facet, drum groups, dancers, honor guard, and master of ceremonies/arena director.The crowning of three new students as WHA royalty, for this year, Le"Rail Johnson as Jr. prince and Roxanne King as Jr. princess, and Torie Thompson as Sr princess. The new royality was one of the many highlights of the event.       

By Karrie Ehlenfeldt