Northwest Indian College

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Spring Is Here and So Are We: NWIC Preschoolers Learn to Explore!

By Dina Horwedel - May 23, 2019

by Alex Stribling, Preschool Teacher, Northwest Indian College Early Learning Center Do you hear those sounds? They are the sounds…

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Native Children Living on Salish Sea Meet and Greet Sea Creatures

By Dina Horwedel - December 5, 2018

By Christine Edwards, Teacher, Northwest Indian College In early November, the Salish Sea Research Center team from Northwest Indian College…

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For the Wisdom of the Children: Strengthening the Teacher of Color Pipeline

By Amita Manandhar - September 28, 2018

A child dips her feet in Wheatfields Lake on the Navajo Reservation at sunrise and wonders what lies beneath.  A…

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College Fund Launches LGBTQ Awareness Initiative with Webinar Series

By Amita Manandhar - June 12, 2018

The American Indian College Fund created the LGBTQ webinar series to provide a resource…

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2017-19 Native Pathways to College Bridge Program Grantees

By Amita Manandhar - December 1, 2017

In the spring of 2017, the College Fund awarded four tribal college and university grantees $50,000 each for two consecutive…

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Restorative Teachings: Embracing our Frameworks to Change the World

By Amita Manandhar - August 8, 2017

A Reflection on the 2017 Convening of the Restorative Teachings ECE Initiative Grantees As we do more, we have to…

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Teachers Learn Techniques to Bolster Resiliency, Foster Classroom Connections

By Amita Manandhar - May 23, 2017

By Alicia Allard, Northwest Indian College Early Learning Center Director Native youth often face disproportionate challenges in their young lives.

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NWIC Restorative Teachings Holiday Cedar Weaving and Storytelling Event

By Amita Manandhar - January 31, 2017

Grilled salmon caught by Lummi fishermen was served at NWIC family engagement event. On a blustery and bitterly…

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Northwest Indian College Space Center’s Rocket Teams Win Trip to Kennedy Space Center

By Amita Manandhar - October 6, 2016

After capturing all of the awards possible at the 2016 First Nations Launch in Wisconsin this year, the Northwest Indian…

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Community Supports Northwest Indian College Garden Curriculum

By Office of Research and Sponsored Programs - September 15, 2016

On August 4th, members of the Restorative Teachings Early Childhood Education Initiative Coordinating Team visited Northwest Indian College’s (NWIC)…

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Ké’ Family Engagement : It’s Too Easy to Get Caught Up in the Craze of Today’s World

By Amita Manandhar - June 15, 2015

Written by: Michelle Wilson Justin Guillory, president of Northwest Indian College . In the life of a parent,…

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Tribal College Students Embracing ECE Initiatives at NWIC

By Amita Manandhar - March 9, 2015

Things are moving fast at the Northwest Indian College and the Lummi community.  For the last three and a…

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Tribal College Week Brings TCU Students to D.C.

By Amita Manandhar - February 19, 2015

The AIHEC student delegation in Washington, D.C. at the National Museum of the American Indian during the AIHEC…

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Shaping Native Early Childhood Education with Work and Commitment

By Amita Manandhar - September 17, 2014

This fall marks the final year of the initiative; reflection on the accomplishments of the four tribal college grantees spurs…

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Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative Goes International

By Amita Manandhar - March 14, 2014

The Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education (ECE) Initiative celebrates another…

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Sacred Little Ones program event brings tribal educators to Lummi

By Amita Manandhar - August 6, 2013

By Shelley Macy, NWIC Early Childhood Education Director On June 7, Lummi elders and community leaders,…

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Sacred Books for Little Ones

By Amita Manandhar - June 13, 2013

Nestled between the Lummi Bay and Bellingham Bay in Northwest Washington State, four tribal college early childhood education programs brought…

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Updates from the Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative

By Amita Manandhar - March 27, 2013

The ECED Special Topics course attended the Native American Child and Family Conference on Wed. March 20th at the Hotel…

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Tribal College Hosts Early Childhood Teacher Education Kick-Off

By Amita Manandhar - September 14, 2012

Sacred Little Ones Kickoff for the Early Childhood Education Programs at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic…

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Northwest Indian College Visit

By Amita Manandhar - May 21, 2010

This week the tribal college tour continued to Northwest Indian College. We recruited former College Fund Media Manager Phillip Hillaire…

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