Cindy Hogue

Cindy (Rickard) Hogue is a Dawnom Wintu woman. She met her husband, Jeff, who is Choctaw, when they were in the first grade. They now have three children, Jeremy, Kellie, and Emmett. After 31 years of classroom teaching, Hogue recently completed the coursework for her Preliminary Administrative Credential and now works to support educational and cultural opportunities for Indian youth and their families. She is a Councilwoman and the Executive Secretary for the Wintu Tribe of Northern California and serves as a trustee on a local school board.

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Opinion: My Students Came Alive As They Learned The Powerful Histories Of Our Local Tribes

Longtime Shasta County 8th grade teacher Cindy Hogue (Dawnom Wintu) writes about her experience crafting and teaching a pilot middle school curriculum focused on the history of Indian Boarding Schools. She says the curriculum inspired her students to learn from Native people’s courageous survival and emboldened them to investigate for themselves how this history relates to their lives and futures.

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