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Officials: New Mexico teacher fired after cutting Native American student's hair


December 4, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Officials say an English teacher at an Albuquerque high school will no longer work for the school district after she was accused of calling one Native American student a "bloody Indian" and cutting the braid of another.

An Albuquerque Public Schools spokeswoman confirmed the Cibola High School teacher's firing Monday following calls from the Navajo Nation president for officials to conduct staff cultural sensitive training.


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