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    Colleges Focusing on Culture to Bring in Native Students


    Leaving the reservation for college can be difficult for Native American youth.
    “I’m afraid because it’s really hard to leave my family,” 17-year-old Elijah Watson, Navajo, told The Associated Press.
    Part of that fear comes from missing traditional ceremonies like the weeklong Kinaalda, which marks a girl’s transition to womanhood, he attended in March for his cousin.

    Source indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

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