NWIC Cooperative Extension Recieves Award for the NATIVE FAMILY EMPOWERMENT PROJECT

The Northwest Indian College Cooperative Extension RECEIVES $90,000 GRANT FOR the NATIVE FAMILY EMPOWERMENT PROJECT.

The Northwest Indian College recently received a $90,000 grant from the First Nations Development Institute of Longmont, Colorado.  This award will support the efforts of the Northwest Indian College’s Financial Literacy Program’s Native Family Empowerment Project. 

NWIC Meets with EPA Administrator to Restore Food Sovereignty to Tribal Nations

Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and senior EPA officials visited Northwest Indian College’s Lummi and Swinomish campuses on April 14-15, 2015.  The visit centered around college efforts to restore food sovereignty to tribal nations and to study the impacts of global climate change on traditional foods.   The Administrator viewed current and past ecoAmbassador projects that are funded by the EPA in coordination with American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

Northwest Indian College Sets Date for 10th Annual Vine Deloria, Jr. Symposium

The 10th Annual Vine Deloria, Jr. Symposium is set for July 9, 10, 11, 2015 and will be held at the Coast Salish Institute Building on Lummi Campus.

We are pleased to announce this year’s theme for the Symposium is:

“Staying the Course: Honoring our ancestors and empowering our youth”

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