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Leader of Navajo Nation demands action for 'cultural assault' at high school


November 28, 2018

President Russell Begaye of the Navajo Nation is calling on the state of New Mexico to take action following an incident of "cultural assault" at a public high school.

The incident occurred on October 31 at Cibola High School in Albuquerque, which is the state's most populous city and is home to a large urban Indian population. According to a letter sent to parents, a teacher was accused of calling one student a "bloody Indian" and cutting some hair off of another student.


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