Tribal Consultation reports reflect comments and recommendations raised by tribal leaders and their representatives; comments and responses from OHS; and areas identified at the Tribal Consultations as requiring follow up by OHS.
Check out these resources to learn about how Head Start American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) program services can help preserve, revitalize, restore, or maintain a child’s home language or heritage language.
Also check out our American Indian/Alaska Native AIAN resources.
These videos demonstrate cultural practices in tribal early learning settings that support children's development in all Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.
Use these materials to support program leaders and early childhood staff working with children ages birth to 5 in American Indian and Alaska Native early learning settings to implement the Making It Work process.
Family and Community Engagement in Young Children’s Native Language Learning and Development Part II
In this webinar, explore the benefits of Native language learning for young children. Learn about ways to engage families and communities.
Explore the benefits of Native language learning and development for children, families, and communities.
Explore Making It Work, a guide for implementing cultural learning experiences in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) programs. Learn how traditional values and lifeways are put at the center of AIAN programs.
Find out how this Standards in Action vignette addresses the requirements for tribal language preservation and revitalization.
Native Language Preservation, Revitalization, Restoration, and Maintenance in Head Start and Early Head Start Programs
Log Number: ACF-IM-HS-15-02 | Issuance Date: 03-17-2015
Making It Work: Implementing Cultural Learning Experiences in American Indian and Alaska Native Early Learning Settings for Children Ages Birth to 5
Making It Work is a resource that can help American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) early education staff meet school readiness goals. Learn how to use it while teaching traditional cultural skills, values, beliefs, and lifeways.
This Office of Head Start reports information on efforts to revitalize tribal languages. The report affirms the value of maintaining tribes' cultural and linguistic heritage.