Washington State University

February 2015

Native American Programs News

Welcome to the newsletter of Washington State University’s Native American Programs.  This monthly publication features people and events of interest to WSU’s Native community, alumni, and supporters.

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February 2015

Barbara Aston

Letter from the Director
As you review our February newsletter, I would like to especially bring to your attention that we are now accepting applications for the MOU Tribal Scholarship and the Plateau Native American Scholarship.  These scholarships are linked to our Tribal Nation Building Leadership Program.

Winter in the Blood Winter in the Blood Showing in CUB Auditorium
WSU students and community have the opportunity to watch “Winter in the Blood” free of charge, on Feb. 25th at 7 p.m. in the CUB Auditorium.
Jesse LaSarte Celebrating Fall 2014 Graduate Jesse LaSarte
In early December, Washington State University recognized the members of the Fall 2014 graduating class. Jesse LaSarte, a December graduate and a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, received his bachelor’s degree in elementary education.
MOU Scholar Tillie Torpey Application Open for MOU Tribal Scholarship
Washington State University is now accepting applications for the MOU Tribal Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year! Incoming freshmen and transfer students from the ten tribes who have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with WSU are encouraged to apply.
Pah-Loots-Pu Powwow Pah-Loots-Pu Returns to Beasley Coliseum for 39th Annual Celebration
Everyone is invited to attend the 39th Annual Pah-Loots-Pu Celebration, hosted by the ASWSU Ku-Ah-Mah Native American Student Organization. The annual powwow will take place at Beasley Coliseum on Mar. 28th and 29th.
American Indian Studies

American Indian Studies Goes Digital
Anyone wanting to earn a certificate in American Indian Studies, can now do so from the comfort of their own home.  As of spring semester 2015, the WSU American Indian Studies certificate is completely online.

Workshop participants Digitizing Tribal Resources: Tutorials Go Live
The Sustainable Heritage Network, an IMLS grant-funded program housed within the WSU Libraries and in collaboration with Native Programs, held its first photo and multimedia digitization workshop in October 2014 for regional tribes
Greg Urquhart

Save Yourself Stress, Manage Time Wisely
With homework, papers, and tests, it is easy for students to get quickly get overwhelmed. With that in mind, I thought I would share some great tips for managing your time more effectively.

Globalization Conference

Plateau Center for Native American Research, Collaborations, and Graduate Services
As students, faculty, and staff settle into their spring 2015 schedules, the Plateau Center looks forward to a productive semester. The following paragraphs detail some of the activities in which WSU’s Native American and other Indigenous graduate students are engaged.

Autumn Jones RECRUITMENT CORNER: FAFSA and Other Items on Incoming Students' To Do List
WSU's Priority Deadline for the FAFSA is February 15, 2015 for current and incoming students!  Don't miss the deadline on this and other important items!


In Other News:

Public lecture at WSU Spokane on the rights of indigenous peoples in the contemporary world

Counseling psychology professor wins national mid-career award


Coming Up On Campus:

Feb 12

"Summer Jobs and Internships - Make Your App Stand Out!" Workshop
@ NASC, Cleveland 21B

Valentine's Cookie Decorating
1-5p @ NASC, Cleveland 21B

NAWA Talking Circle
@ Native American Culture House

Feb 18 

Community Dinner
4:30 Frybread Making 101 - come learn!
5:30p Indian Tacos
@ Native American Culture House

Feb 19

"Rhymes for Young Ghouls" showing
6 pm
@ CUE 202


Feb 25

"Winter in the Blood" showing
7:00p at the CUB Auditorium

March 28 & 29

39th Annual Pah-Loots-Pu Powwow
Beasley Coliseum


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