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Stickgame and Indigenous Peoples’ Day Coming Up in October!

by Joelle Edwards, Native American Retention Specialist


The Native American Student Center has some exciting activities planned for the month of October!

First up is our First Friday Feed collaboration with the Asian American Pacific Islander Student Center. Our centers will each be making dishes and bonding over a stickgame lesson. Also joining us will be Evanlene Melting Tallow, WSU Native American Health Sciences outreach and program coordinator. She will be teaching all of us how to play stickgame and speaking with students interested in pre-health fields. » More …

Workshop Offered on Healing from Historical Trauma

Robbie Paul
by Shana Lombard, Communications Assistant


Native American Programs will host a historical trauma workshop 4 pm. – 9 p.m. Friday, February 23, and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, February 24 at Casa Latina for students and the community to learn how to identify trauma in their family and establish personal tools to apply healing to themselves and their family. » More …

WSU Welcomes Native Students to Fall 2017

Canoeing on Lake Coeur d'Alene
by Faith Price, Assistant Director


WSU Native Programs welcomed 597 new and returning Native Cougs to campus in Fall 2017, with multiple activities designed for students to meet each other and faculty and staff.

New students in the Tribal Nation Building Leadership Program participated in a two-day orientation in August at the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s picturesque Camp Larson.  » More …

Native Center News

Students visit at a community dinner
by Kay Kay Weso


Spring term is in full effect and we have been very engaged in activities, learning, and sharing food.  Our first event in January was to help students get scholarship ready with our Essay Extravaganza.  Faith taught insider tips and tricks to getting your scholarship essay noticed and our event included brainstorming and writing time to help everyone get a good start on their statements. » More …

Native Center News

by Ke-Niah-Kiw “Kay Kay” Weso


Welcome to fall term Cougs!

I hope that your year so far has been exciting, interesting, and fun.  If it hasn’t been, you need to get involved in the Native Center, as we have had fun events nearly every week!

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