Nine Virtues of the Yakama Nation: Incorporating Native Values into Education

Wilkins, Levina
March 2008
Democracy & Education;Mar2008, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p29
The article reports on the contributions of the author as a school counselor in the Mount Adams School District in Washington. Along with the native people, she and her students decided to share a virtue for each month of the school year. The school is comprised of 80% native, and the Native Youth Club often produced performances to raise cultural awareness among students.


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