This Spring, the Indigenous Service Learning Program follows the seasonal harvests to feed our mental, spiritual, and physical self through our Feeding the Spirit Series. ISL is partnering with the Lummi Nation Food Sovereignty Committee to develop and implement experiential learning experiences that reconnect our people to our environment and the foods, medicines, and healing it provides.
We will have bi-weekly harvests, following the relative season. Keep a look out on our NWIC Events Calendar!
Open Garden Hours- Every Tues. & Thurs. Spring Quarter, 8am-12pm, Sun Garden (behind dorms).
Indigenous Service Learning (ISL) at Northwest Indian College promotes experiential learning to sustain the connections of people, place, and the natural world. It is grounded on indigenous ecological knowledge that life is interconnected. People and place are interwoven in patterns that are reciprocal, cyclical, and animated with spirit. This program fosters serving and caring for one another in these relational circles.
Indigenous Service Learning combines curriculum with hands-on, experiential learning that meets the needs of Native peoples and their communities and deepens indigenous connections, while building leaders for the next generation.
At Northwest Indian College the world is our classroom and through service we are planting the seeds of change.
Noelani Kanuha Aure
Director of Service Learning