Bobby Pourier: A Scholar and Leader

Please join us in congratulating Bobby Pourier, LCE’s Youth Advisory Board Vice Chair in charge of Educational Programs, for his leadership and for seeking out some amazing opportunities to ensure that he has an educational summer. His accomplishments earned him a top spot on Red Cloud Indian School’s blog earlier this week! Bobby’s summer agenda includes: […]

Our Founder’s Letter to the NY Times Editor

On May 11, 2015, the New York Times published LCE Founder Maggie Dunne’s Letter to the Editor. Dunne’s letter was written in response to the May 4, 2015 front page feature, “Youth Suicide Reaches Crisis on Reservation.” You can read Maggie’s Letter to the Editor at this LINK. You can also read what Native Youth […]

Irish and Native Americans: From the Rubble of Cultural Domination

by Maggie Callan Growing up in the State of Connecticut, home to Foxwoods Casino on the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation, you might think that I learned something about Native American History in school. The truth is that what I learned can be summarized in a few sentences, and as it turns out, was mostly incorrect. […]