Yuliya Manyakina

Yuliya Manyakina

Yuliya has been working in partnership with various Native North American Nations across the U.S. and Canada to preserve language and culture since 2011. Through her previous work at The Language Conservancy Yuliya began following local, state and federal activities in education policy, language legislation and the education achievement gap. She is interested in bringing together the cross-section of language, education and technology to close the gap. She received her M.A. in Linguistics from McGill University in 2015.

We can’t reimagine American high schools without rethinking our neglect of American Indian education

Note: This post was adapted from a letter written to Laurene Powell Jobs, the founder of XQ. I was thrilled to read about XQ: The Super School Project–the kind of movement it will create, the opportunities it will provide to students in our high schools, and the impact such schools will have on our future leaders. I am a big fan… Read more →

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