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Thank you, Nebo Title VI Staff
American Indian Caucus Day at the Capitol
March 3, 2020
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, Utah
Nebo Title VI Indian Education invites you to join us on this field trip! This is for any American Indian student who is in 7th-12th grade. Please sign-up to go by contacting your Title VI Representative.Every year the Utah Division of Indian Affairs (UDIA) invites tribal leaders, legislators, community members, and partners to attend the annual American Indian Caucus Day at the Utah State Capitol. Caucus Day provides an opportunity for the state government to maintain and strengthen its relationship with Utah’s eight sovereign tribal nations by encouraging discussions between state and tribal leaders.
This event will be on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 9:00 am in the auditorium of the Utah State Office Building, which is the building behind (north) of the State Capitol. Nebo Students will take a tour of the Capitol, watch the process of passing bills into legislation and meet tribal leaders.
Bills regarding American Indian Affairs can be found here.
*Please bring lunch with you and wear good walking shoes and Native Bling!*
"We have prepared an engaging and informative evening for Nebo School District families and community. The evening will provide hands on experience with authentic American Indian stories, songs, dances and food. A variety of teaching resources will be provided regarding indigenous people who have inhabited Utah for centuries. We invite Nebo Social Studies teachers and departments to partner with us to offer extra credit to their students to attend this Nebo School District cultural awareness evening. We will have a sign in sheet with attendance list for each school sent back to teachers participating in this collaboration.
Nebo Indian Education staff will offer four workshops.
- Analysa Allison and Natalie Billie will present on “Contributions of American Indians to Society Today.”
- Shoshana Begay and students will share a Coyote Winter story through performing arts.
- Eileen Quintana will share an American cultural museum with Native arts, regalia, tools and demonstrations of wrapping a baby in a cradle board.
- Michelle Sanchez will MC while Nebo Native American students share songs and Pow Wow dances.
Teacher resource links will be shared for lesson and curriculum planning on Nebo Title VI website. Nebo Title VI Parent Committee will be cooking and selling Navajo tacos for $7 and fry bread $2 or $ 30 family meals for five in order to raise scholarship money for graduating seniors this year. We appreciate your continuous support and hope to see you there."Eileen Quintana Nebo Title VI Program
This workshop will be facilitated by the Nebo Title VI Program. There will be two representatives from Utah Valley University on-site. Please come prepared with 2018 taxes (student and/or parents), W2’s, and make sure you know your social security number. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to get their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completed in order to see if they are qualified for Pell grants and work-study. All other scholarships including tribal based their information from FAFSA to determine your financial need. Parents and Guardians are encouraged to attend this event with their student. Please reach out to Eileen Quintana or Analysa Allison for more information regarding this event. We hope to see you at the event!