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100

The number of federally recognized tribes that exist in the United States today. (There are many tribes that are not recognized.)

What is 574?

100

This kind of college or university provides higher education opportunities, most on or near reservation lands. They are known for their remarkable programs, culturally relevant cirricula, and familial student care.  

What are Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)?

100

This author is part of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and has won many awards. A few of their titles include: The Night Watchman, Love Medicine, and The Round House. 

Who is Louise Erdrich

100

In 1924, Native people were granted this. 

What is US citizenship?

100

These are two crops originally cultivated by Native people.

What are corn, beans, squash, potatoes, and tomatoes? 

200

This is the Nation with the largest tribal land in the United States. 

What is the Navajo Nation?

200

Illinois public schools will be required to teach students about this starting in 2024

What is Native history in the state?
200

Known mainly for their ashes and sweetgrass basketry, this nonbinary Two-Spirit person provides education on the history of the term Two-Spirit. They are also a Drag Queen and model.

Who is Geo Soctomah Neptune (Niskapisuwin)?

200

This 1968 law is also known as the Indian Bill of Rights and extends most of the constitutional protections of the Bill of Rights to individuals under the jurisdiction of Native tribal governments. 

What is the Indian Civil Rights Act. 

200

This percentage of the US population identifies as Native.

2%

300

Lineal Descent, blood quantum, familial descent, residency, ancestry DNA results, and unsubstantiated family stories are some ways of determining this. 

What is citizenship?

300

Rosalind Franklin University had this many native students in 2021.

What is 2?

300

This author, talk-show host, producer, director, and trans rights activist grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. They hosted the So POPular talk-show and later went on to be a writer, producer, and director for Pose. 

Who is Janet Mock? 
300

This agency of the federal government oversees relations with Native nations and tribes.

What is the Bureau of Indian Affairs?

300

This is the number of native languages that were spoken in the United States prior to colonization. 

Over 300

400

True or False: Most Native people in the United States live on reservations. 

What is false? In fact, 78% live outside tribal areas and 71% live in urban areas. 

400

This is the number of Tribal Colleges and Universities that Exist today. They have over 90 campuses and sites in 15 states. 

What is 35?

400

She is one of the first two native women to be elected to Congress in 2018.

Who are Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland?

400

This 1978 law prevents children from being arbitrarily removed from their homes and prioritizes tribal governments in the handling of foster and adoption cases. It was upheld by the Supreme Court in 2023.

What is the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)?

400

This is the number of states that have names taken directly from Native languages. 

What is 27? 

500

Rosalind Franklin University is on the traditional homelands of this nation. 

What are Ochethi Sakowin, Hoocak (Ho-Chunk), Myaamia, Bodwewadmi (Potawatomi), Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo), and Peoria?  

500

74% of Tribal College and University graduates go on to do this. 

What are beginning careers related to Native communities, tribal lands, or work for the tribes or nations themselves?

500

This engineer designed and manufactured components for the Mars rovers and landers. They are one of fewer than ten Native people working for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and are part of the Navajo nation.

Who is Aaron Yazzie. 

500

This law authorized the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and other government agencies to enter into contracts with and make grants directly to federally recognized tribes. 

What is the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975?

500

This is the year and name of the first newspaper published in a Native language. 

What are 1828 and The Cherokee Phoenix?
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