Washington State University

October 2013

Plateau Center for Native American Programs News

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

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October 2013

Barbara Aston

Letter from the Director/Tribal Liaison
We have enjoyed a longer than usual summer in Pullman this year, as well as in much of the Northwest, but fall is definitely in the air along with the excitement of Cougar football for all the serious fans out there.

Scholarship Recipient

Introducing the Recipients of the Plateau and MOU Tribal Scholarships
Washington State University offers a number of scholarships exclusively for Native American students. It is our pleasure to introduce this year's Plateau Native American and MOU Tribal scholarship recipients.

Dr. Terry Maresca

Students Learn to Prepare Ointment Using Native Medicinal Plants
Participants at the American Indian Herbal Workshop on September 29, learned how to mix up natural lip balm using medicinal plants under the direction of Dr. Terry Maresca and Polly Olsen.

cooking demo

Mentoring Project Provides Valuable Experiences for Youth of the Colville Confederated Tribes
Adult mentors have been hard at work for two years, providing hands-on experiences for youth and their families through afterschool programming, Summer Day Camps, and Family Night Out events on the Colville Reservation through the Youth and Families with Promise (YFP) Mentoring project.

EXCEL deadline extended!  Native Youth Sports Summit registration now open!!
Native American Programs, PO Box 641046, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1046, 509-335-8618, Contact Us