Washington State University

February 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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February 2013

Robbie Paul Robbie Paul Creates Opportunities for Native American Students in Health Sciences

For young Natives interested in pursuing a career in the field of health and sciences, WSU’s Native American Health Sciences (NAHS) program offers a plethora of resources to help them reach their goals.

Na-ha-shnee participants

Na-ha-shnee Provides High School Students Health Career Experiences
It’s already time to start making summer plans.  Native American high school students interested in careers in health fields should consider participating in the 18th Annual Na-ha-shnee Health Science Institute.

Dr. J Richard Franks Speech and Hearing Sciences Remembers Visionary Leader

The Washington State University Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences (SHS) is developing a scholarship to honor the life of an influential Professor.

Daniel Zamora-Morales

Daniel Zamora-Morales Strives to Help Other
Daniel Zamora-Morales’s desire to help people has taken him on a journey to many corners of the world, as a missionary, a soldier, and a WSU student.

Billie Higheagle

Speech and Hearing Sciences Preparing Leaders for More than 25 Years
Native American speech and hearing students and alumni  move into leadership positions in the national professional organization, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Autumn Jones RECRUITMENT CORNER: Your chance to visit WSU!
Lots of opportunities to visit WSU are coming up.  Make your plans early!


Feb 28

Focus Group

5:30-7:30 p.m., Cleveland Hall 21B
Discussion of new Native Student Leadership Program.  Sponsored by Tribal Liaison's Office.  All WSU students welcome!  Pizza served.

Feb 28

NAWA Talking Circle

6-9 p.m., Native American Culture House, 975 B Street
Dinner sponsored by WSU Native American Women's Association


Mar 1

First Friday Feed

12 - 2 p.m., Cleveland 21B in the Plateau Center
Free lunch sponsored by WSU Tribal Liaison's Office. Everyone welcome!


Mar 22-23

37th Annual Pah-Loots-Pu Powwow

Grand Entries 7 pm Friday, 11 am and 7 pm Saturday
ASWSU Ku-Ah-Mah's annual event!


April 4

An Evening with Sherman Alexie

7:30 p.m., Beasley Coliseum
Join author, poet, screenwriter, WSU alumnus and part-time comedian Sherman Alexie for an evening at Beasley Coliseum.

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