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A Louisiana Tribe Had Plans For This Former Native-only School. Now, They’re At Risk Of Losing It.

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Six years ago, the United Houma Nation got its chance to give new life to the long-abandoned Daigleville School building on Myrtle Street by converting it into a museum and cultural center.

Today, however, that opportunity appears to have passed.

A federal judge ruled in June that the Terrebonne Parish School Board was within its rights to choose not to renew an agreement with the tribe, freeing the school district to sell the modest, boarded-up building that once served as the first public school in Terrebonne Parish for children of the United Houma Nation.

Read the full article from NOLA.com: https://www.nola.com/news/education/article_5645e7f8-ee4d-11eb-9867-03fbbc1c373e.html

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