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(Many Paths)

An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


December 13, 2003 - Issue 102


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Opportunities - Page Four


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Here you will find listings of:


  • Positions Available - including Fellowships and Internships;
  • Scholarship, Award and Grant Information; and
  • Event Announcements.

We will update this page if we receive additional opportunities for events, etc. that will occur before our issue publication date.


We receive these announcements from various sources including Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP) and NativeShare


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Offered by UCLA Extension (Los Angeles, California)
In cooperation with the Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Who: Anyone seeking training and education on the laws and policies that impact Native (American Indian and Alaska Native) women victims of violence in the United States. No prior experience or training necessary.

What: A 10-week course covering tribal, state, and federal laws and regulations impacting the lives and safety of Native women. Course will cover the crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Where: Virtually anywhere! This course is available to anyone who has regular access to a PC computer or Macintosh computer with reliable access to the Internet. The computer needs to have either Internet Explorer 5.0 (or higher) or Netscape Navigator 4.77 (or higher). You can take the course from home, school, or work. You will not need to travel or leave your community to benefit from this course.

When: January 21-March 24, 2004. Students are expected to login to the class a minimum of 2-3 times per week (anytime, day or night) to participate in discussions, download required readings, and submit assignments.


Other questions:

Instructor: Sarah Deer, J.D., Staff Attorney, Tribal Law and Policy Institute. You can contact Sarah directly at 323-650-5467 or

Cost: $515 for 10 week course. If you have never taken a course from UCLA Extension before, you can receive a $25 discount. Special note: Tribal governments who receive a grant from the Office on Violence Against Women are pre-approved to use their grant training funds to pay for this course.

Textbook: All students will need a required course reader, which will be available for purchase online. Cost is not expected to exceed $25.

Credits: This course is available for 4.5 units of college credit. You will need to check with your home institution to determine whether this credit is transferable to your own school.

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