Native American Issues

Internet in Tribal Communities Is Unreliable and Holds Back Indigenous Education

November 14, 2022  • Center for Native American Youth

Native students struggled with unstable internet connections before the pandemic, but the switch to remote learning turned the issue into a crisis. Triston Black has witnessed the consequences of poor broadband infrastructure throughout the Navajo Nation.

The 2022 Center of Native American Youth Champion for Change shed light on tribal communities’ growing need for high-speed internet in an op-ed for Teen Vogue.