4 Apr 2016

Lushootseed Research Presents The Earth is Our First Teacher- Saturday, April 23, 2016

This one day conference will offer Language & Research Resources, Language Immersion, National & Local Tribal Presenters, and much more! Early Registration $50 Student & Elders Discount Some Scholarships Available For more information visit us at www.lushootseed.org or contact Jill@lushootseed.org Lushootseed Language Registration 2016 (3)  
27 Sep 2016

EPA announces the expansion of the Local Environmental Observers Network (LEO) program network hub at Northwest Indian College, the first of its kind in the contiguous United States.

LUMMI NATION (WASHINGTON) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an inter agency agreement on tribal treaty rights and other initiatives designed to advance tribal sovereignty and self-determination. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced this and other initiatives to improve human health and the environment on Indian reservations in remarks at the White House Tribal...
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2 Sep 2016

NWIC’s Rocket Team Awarded Trip to Kennedy Space Center

After capturing first place in all categories at the First Nations Launch this past year, NWIC’s rocket teams were awarded a VIP trip to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Click here to read the full story with more photos of the trip to Kennedy Space Center  
6 Aug 2016

New video about the Restorative Teachings Early Childhood Education Initiative

The American Indian College Fund has released a new video about Northwest Indian College’s Restorative Teachings Early Childhood Education Initiative. The film is just under three minutes long and is a great way to learn more about NWIC’s newest early childhood education project. Watch the video by clicking here You can learn more about the Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” Early...
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6 Jul 2016

11th Annual Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium – July 7-9, 2016 – Agenda Available

This year’s Deloria Symposium agenda ia available for download HERE Kick-starting a second decade of the Deloria Symposium, this year’s theme honors Deloria basics in Power and Place (2001),   Relationality ~ Indigenous Knowledge ~ Self-Determination Visit the Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium website for more information, including online registration, hotel information, agenda, proceedings, and updates as...
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6 Jul 2016

Unangax Culture Camp- July 5-13, 8:00-5:00

Join us and come and celebrate Unangax culture and history and learn traditional skills. Learn how to carve an Aleut Bent Wood Hat and make a beautiful Bering Sea style drum. We will share history, songs and dance of the Unangax people, more commonly known as Aleuts. Free workshop open to the public @ Northwest...
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22 Jun 2016

Early Childhood Education hosts a Family Engagement Event at NWIC and attended the Annual Convening of Grantees in Denver

Restorative Teachings ECE Initiative Recently, members of the Restorative Teachings ECE Initiative’s Coordinating Team (Alicia Allard, ELC Director; Alexis Ballew, CARE graduate and Parent Representative; Anna Somerville, ECE graduate and Lead Preschool Teacher; and myself) hosted a Family Engagement Event at NWIC and attended the Annual Convening of Grantees in Denver.   Convening of Grantees...
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14 Jun 2016

NWIC takes First Place in First Nations Launch National Rocket Competition

The Northwest Indian College Space Center competed in the 7th Annual First Nations Launch (FNL) National Rocket Competition held in Wisconsin. There are two challenges at FNL – the Tribal Challenge and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Challenge. The Tribal Challenge was to construct a dual-deployment high-powered rocket with a scientific payload that collects...
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