Dec. 9: Students to show designs for Coeur d’Alene Tribe site

PLUMMER, Idaho – Landscape architecture designs highlighting the heritage and future of the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe will be presented to the public 2-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the tribe’s Wellness Center, Conference Room B, by students from Washington State University.

Plateau Center to be co-managed

  SPOKANE – The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture and Washington State University have announced a plan for the collaborative management of the MAC’s Center for Plateau Cultural Studies program and WSU’s Plateau Center for American Indian Studies.   Under the agreement, Michael Holloman, director for the MAC’s Center for Plateau Cultural Studies program for […]

Improving Native American achievement

A listening session provides feedback about Indian education. (Photo courtesy of Julie Titone) Building relationships between Indian tribes and school districts is one of five key steps needed to improve Native American student success, according to WSU researchers.   Their report, “From Where the Sun Rises: Addressing the Educational Achievement Gap of Native American Students […]

Submit abstracts now for the Native American Research Expo

The Native American Research EXPO is scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2009, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the CUB Jr. Ballroom. The Native American Research EXPO is sponsored for the purpose of highlighting the work and scholarship of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Native American faculty, staff, students and alumni are encouraged to submit […]

Professor discusses digital Mukurtu archive

PULLMAN – Dr. Kimberly Christen, assistant professor in comparative ethnic studies at WSU will be discussing the Mukurtu Wumparrarni-kari Archive project on the BBC radio program “Digital Planet,” airing on January 29, 2008. The Mukurtu project, a browser-based digital archive, was built around the cultural materials and personal and community photos of the Warumungu Aboriginal […]

‘SPARKing’ health champions at WSU Spokane CityLab

The Spokane Tribe of Indians and WSU Spokane CityLab have teamed up to encourage healthy activities among Native American children. With $29,000 in grant support from the Group Health Community Foundation, an after-school and summer program will be established to complement and enhance in-school learning experiences and encourage nutritious health habits.The Spokane Tribe of Indians […]