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Sept. 27: American Indian education, research discussed
September 21, 2016

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

bryan-brayboy-webPULLMAN, Wash. – An expert in American Indian learning, research and justice will give a free, public talk at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Cleveland Hall 30W at Washington State University, part of the annual Suwyn Family Lecture Series in Education.

Grant to study cognitive health in elderly American Indians
September 19, 2016

Buchwald-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane recently were awarded a $3.655 million four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging to study cognitive health among elderly American Indians.

Online summer course helps K-12 meet new requirements
March 8, 2016

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

American-IndianPULLMAN, Wash. – To help Washington K-12 schools comply with new requirements for teaching American Indian history and culture, Washington State University is offering an online summer course closely aligned with the state-created curriculum.

April 1: National parks’ top historian, alumnus to speak
March 18, 2015

By Adrian Aumen, WSU College of Arts & Sciences

SuttonPULLMAN, Wash. – Robert K. Sutton, chief historian of the National Park Service (NPS), will discuss little-known facts about Native American participation in the U.S. Civil War during a free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. Light refreshments will be served.

WSU launches online American Indian studies certificate
December 15, 2014

Indian-studies-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Registration is open for spring 2015 for a new online certificate in American Indian studies available through Washington State University Global Campus. Applicants do not need to be enrolled in a degree program at WSU.

Institutions serve American Indians
March 17, 2008

MOSCOW, Idaho – Leaders from five institutions of higher education will come together Monday, March 24, to sign a memorandum of understanding, declaring their intention to cooperate in the delivery of quality education and services to American Indians.

 

The presidents of Lewis-Clark State College, North Idaho College, Northwest Indian College, the University of Idaho and WSU will gather at 2 p.m. at the Nez Perce National Historical Park Spalding site on the Nez Perce Reservation.

 

The signing ceremony, held from 2-3:30 p.m., will include opening and closing prayers by a tribal elder, a flag and eagle staff ceremony with a song by the … » More …