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Ex-Indian education official pleaded guilty to attempted voyeurism
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Ex-Indian education official pleaded guilty to attempted voyeurism (February 12, 2018)

William Mendoza left his post as executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education because he was under investigation for voyeurism.

White House official hires attorney as powwow fight story heats up
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White House official hires attorney as powwow fight story heats up (August 19, 2016)

A nearly year-old incident is causing headaches for William Mendoza, the executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education.

White House official got into fight at powwow over offensive jersey
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White House official got into fight at powwow over offensive jersey (August 10, 2016)

William Mendoza became upset when he saw someone wearing a Washington NFL jersey with some unusual words written on the back.

Education Secretary John King headed to Pine Ridge Reservation
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Education Secretary John King headed to Pine Ridge Reservation (May 11, 2016)

The leader of the Department of Education will visit two schools on the reservation to learn more about issues affecting Indian students.

More Native youth arrive in nation's capital for UNITY conference
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More Native youth arrive in nation's capital for UNITY conference (July 10, 2015)

The excitement from the historic White House Tribal Youth Gathering is carrying over to another big event.

Oglala Sioux man to lead White House education initiative
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Oglala Sioux man to lead White House education initiative (December 13, 2011)

William Mendoza, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, will lead the new White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education. President Barack Obama created the initiative through...