Washington State University

April 2013

Office of the Tribal Liaison News

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

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April 2013

Barbara Aston

Letter from the Liaison
I hope that you have been enjoying our online newsletter that we started last fall. 

WSU Pullman campus

Job Opportunity in TLO
The Tribal Liaison’s Office is looking for someone to coordinate the new Tribal Nation-Building Leadership Program that is starting fall 2013.  Please help spread the word about this exciting career opportunity!

mcnair students Dan Fagerlie Filling a New Role as Tribal Liaison at WSU Extension
Long-time WSU Extension staffer Dan Fagerlie hasn’t let retirement slow him down.
Science Exploration on Colville Reservation

Extension Office On the Colville Reservation for 22 Years!
The WSU Colville Reservation Extension office is located on the Colville Confederated Tribes agency campus in Nespelem, Washington. It is the longest running Tribal Extension office in Washington with the Colville Confederated Tribes partnership operating for 22 years.

Gardening on Kalispel

Establishing a New Tribal Extension Office on the Kalispel Reservation
The Kalispel Tribe has been working with WSU Pend Oreille County Extension Office to establish an onsite WSU Extension presence on the reservation.

Faith Price

Price Inducted into 'Wall of Legacy'
Faith Price, principal assistant to the Tribal Liaison, was inducted into the Women’s Resource Center’s Wall of Legacy in April for her work with the WSU Native American Women’s Association.

Autumn Jones

Autumn updates new Cougs on their financial aid packages and explains the steps to qualify for the American Indian Residency Bill.


May 3

Multicultural Student Services Spring Graduation Celebration

6-8 p.m., Schweitzer Event Center
Contact the Office of Multicultural Student Services for information at 335-1070


Native American Programs, PO Box 641046, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1046, 509-335-8618, Contact Us