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Story Telling Night 2020

Submitted by analysa.allison on Wed, 02/05/2020 - 10:22

"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.

  1. Analysa Allison and Natalie Billie will present on “Contributions of American Indians to Society Today.”
  2. Shoshana Begay and students will share a Coyote Winter story through performing arts.
  3. Eileen Quintana will share an American cultural museum with Native arts, regalia, tools and demonstrations of wrapping a baby in a cradle board.
  4. 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

 

 

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Nebo Title VI Financial Aid Night

Submitted by analysa.allison on Tue, 02/04/2020 - 12:57

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! 

College Horizons Summer Program

Submitted by analysa.allison on Fri, 01/31/2020 - 10:18
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College Horizons

 

"High School Sophomores/Juniors: There's still one week left to apply to our 2020 College Horizons summer program!  Visit www.collegehorizons.org/apply to start your application today. For tips on getting started, see our 7 day application plan below. We still encourage you to apply! 
 
2020 Host Site:
Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
June 27-July 3, 2020

Deadline: February 5, 2020

College Horizons is a six-day college admissions workshop for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian high school sophomores and juniors. Students learn about a variety of colleges and universities, establish personal relationships with college admissions representatives and college counselors, and experience life on a college campus."

 
 

2020 Native Teen Guide In Training

Submitted by analysa.allison on Tue, 01/28/2020 - 13:11

"For the last 9 years, Canyonlands Field Institute has been offering our Native Teen Guide-in-Training program build community amongst Native teens from around the country while developing leadership and whitewater rafting skills. 

We are reaching out for your support. Specifically, we are asking for your help to share this program with Native American teens who would enjoy a week exploring the San Juan River and surrounding lands.

Priority application deadline is April 15th, with a rolling deadline after this time period. Space is limited with a maximum group size of 20.

Generously underwritten by the Val A. Browning Foundation, this multi-day program for teens entering 8th - 12th grades is $50 dollars per teen."

To learn more about this program, please visit: cfimoab.fun/NativeTeen

Title VI Christmas Party 2019

Submitted by analysa.allison on Tue, 12/17/2019 - 12:53

The Nebo Title VI Program hosts a Christmas Party each year. Our program provides the main dish which consists of ham and turkey. The families in this program are asked to bring side dishes and desserts to share. Each year, without fail there is always enough food to feed all the attendees. The love and support of the parents in this program is what makes this event so special and possible. I'd like to give a huge thank you to the Nebo Title VI Parent Committee and families for their continued involvement.

Each year, we typically have over 30 American Indian families join to celebrate Christmas. During the Christmas party, we usually start with holiday games, a potluck dinner, singing of Christmas carols, a Santa meet and greet, and end the night with a giveaway.

Our program is very fortunate to have two wonderful partnerships. Both partnerships allow the Nebo Title VI Program to provide stockings filled with gifts to each Title VI student. Each stocking is filled with candy, a stuffed animal, crayons, coloring books, gloves, beanies, etc. Another wonderful partnership is with the Running Strong Organization which provides a grant to allow us to provide a turkey dinner and coat/boot giveaway for each Title VI student.

On behalf of all the Nebo Title VI staff, I would like to say thank you to Adopt a Native Elder Program and the Running Strong Organization for providing such wonderful gifts during this holiday season. We are truly grateful for the love and support you have given the families in Nebo School District. All of the families who received gifts, food, and items of clothing were deeply grateful for your support and generosity.

Ahéhee' (Thank you in Navajo) 

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Youth Leadership Program Opportunity

Submitted by analysa.allison on Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:42
Attributions: 
Blair Barfuss & Melinda Nakai

The 2020 Youth Leadership Program has been announced on the Utah FBINNA website: http://www.utahfbinaa.org/YOUTH-LEADERSHIP-PROGRAM.html

Applications are now being accepted.

The 2020 YLP Program is scheduled for June 18-26, 2020.

Completed applications, including the required essay, must be submitted to Chief Blair Barfuss through email at: Blair.Barfuss@dixie.edu, by 5:00pm on February 14, 2020.

Interviews will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Salt Lake City FBI Office. All candidates who meet minimum requirements, and have submitted their completed applications and essay, will be notified of their exact interview time prior to the interview date.

The application and essay paperwork can be obtained from Chief Blair Barfuss at: Blair.Barfuss@dixie.edu, or you may contact him at 435-326-4001 with any questions. 

Additional information:
https://www.fbinaa.org/FBINAA/Training/Youth_Leadership_Program.aspx

 

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