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Navajo teacher explores the deep seas

For many people living in rural or tribal communities, accessing the internet is not the easy. Almost 28 percent of people on tribal lands lack high speed internet--compared to less than two percent of Americans in urban areas, according to the FCC. Cronkite news brings us the story.

In the sprawling landscapes of a rural community, aspirations can feel like a distant mirage. This next story turns that idea on its head. Kim Etsitty, a Navajo Pine High School biology and physics teacher, has been selected by Ocean Exploration Trust as a 2024 Science Communication Fellow. ICT's Daniel Herrera has the story.

A standout basketball player from Pine Ridge, South Dakota, is taking on a new and unconventional challenge. Ruth Dreamer is the boys basketball coach for the Oelrichs Tigers. Our partners at SDPB Nate Wek and Jonathan Rouse have the story.


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