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June 19-30: Native American students at health sciences camp
June 15, 2016

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Twenty students from Northwest tribal groups will learn about Washington State University health sciences programs and get tips on planning for and applying to college at a June 19-30 summer camp at WSU Spokane.

Class partners with tribe for authentic experience
April 21, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

MarceauRICHLAND, Wash. – Students got to dig deep in a Washington State University Tri-Cities class recently, exploring archaeology while uncovering authentic materials provided by local Native Americans.

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.

Study finds single ancient migration from Siberia
July 23, 2015

omar_cornejoPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University researchers are part of a new study finding that present-day Native Americans migrated in a single wave from Siberia at least 23,000 years ago.

Tribal gift advances new WSU Native American scholarship
July 21, 2015

By Faith Price, Tribal Liaison Office

LA CONNER, Wash. – The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has generously donated $5,000 toward establishment of a scholarship for Native American students at Washington State University.

July 18: Park renaming, festivities honor Indian heritage
July 6, 2015

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

TendoyVIRGINIA CITY, Mont. – Dancing, drumming and the renaming of a public park here will honor an important person in the region’s history and mark the start of a public history and education project at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash.

Health Sciences Institute welcomes Native American students
June 17, 2015

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

health-sciences-institute-webSPOKANE, Wash. – The 20th annual Na-ha-shnee Native American Health Sciences Institute – a 12-day summer camp for Native American and Alaska Native high school students interested in health science careers – will be on the WSU Spokane campus June 21-July 2.

Research helps address state requirement for tribal education
June 2, 2015

honoringtriballegaciesSPOKANE, Wash. – Shortly after Washington’s governor signed a law in May requiring Native American history, culture and government to be taught in state schools, a curriculum designed in part by a Washington State University educator debuted to help K-12 teachers meet the need.

WSU director earns award honoring Native American women
May 28, 2015

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

Robbie-Paul-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Robbie Paul, director of Native American health sciences at Washington State University Spokane, is one of four recipients of the 2015 Enduring Spirit Award from the Seattle-based nonprofit Native Action Network.

June 4-5: Space remains for Native American institute
May 18, 2015

NASAI-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – More than 150 people representing institutions from 25 states have registered for the Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI) to be held on Washington State University’s Pullman campus June 4-5.