& GRADUATE HORIZONS OPPORTUNITIES
Title: Graduate Horizons 2010 Pre-Graduate Workshop 2010
Deadline: Rolling Admissions until June 1, 2010
Workshop Date(s): July 17-20, 2010
Location: Arizona State University
Graduate Horizons 2010 is currently accepting applications to our summer
pre-graduate workshop. Arizona State University is hosting the Graduate
Horizons program from July 17-20, 2010 in Tempe, AZ. ASU is one of the
largest public universities in the nation with over 1,400 Native students
enrolled. This program is ideal for Native students considering applying
to graduate programs in 1 to 3 years.
As you may know, Graduate Horizons is a workshop in preparing for graduate/professional
school where 75-90 students work with faculty, admissions officers, deans,
and professionals from over 40 graduate school programs representing hundreds
of disciplines. The program is open to American Indian, Alaska Native,
Native Hawaiian, and First Nation's of Canada (who are permanent residents
of the US) college students, college graduates, and those seeking a second
The eligibility information and application materials are available on-line
for download. The deadline to apply is on rolling admissions from March-May,
with applications accepted until June 1 on a space available basis (priority
deadlines in February have closed). The cost to attend is $200.00 plus
your own transportation (airfare, driving) to the program. Please note
that we have significant financial aid available (for tuition and airfare)
to students who qualify.
Title: NWTC Multicultural Training/Internship positions
Contact: NWTCs Human Resources
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is seeking qualified candidates
for the part-time Multicultural Training/Internship positions. The description
and qualifications for this job can be found on the NWTC website.
Title: Native American Student Internship at SLTI
Contact: Charles Stansfield
Second Language Testing, Inc. (SLTI) has paid full-time internships available
for the summer of 2010 as well as part-time internships during the regular
academic year. Interns normally earn $11 - $16 per hour, depending on
educational background and experience. For those who want to stay in the
area, there is the potential for continued full-time employment. Eligible
applicants must be an upper level undergraduate or graduate student attending
a college or university, or a recent college graduate.
Second Language Testing Inc. is a small business located in Rockville,
MD, five blocks from the White Flint metro station. Our 16 full-time employees
focus on language testing and related issues. This includes the development
of tests of language skills, language learning aptitude tests, and the
translation, adaptation, and/or linguistic simplification of standardized
assessments as accommodations for English language learners or others
who read below grade level. SLTI is currently working with a larger educational
testing company on the development of a model for testing the oral language
skills of Native American children in their tribal language, either as
a native language or as a second language. This work is being done under
a contract with the Bureau of Indian Education. A Native American intern
could become involved in this project as well as others.
Title: 2010 Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups
Deadline: Please visit website
Contact: Mr. Lafayette Melton, Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: (202) 366-2907
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is currently recruiting for
the 2010 Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG).
This program provides summer opportunities for college students, particularly
targeting groups who have been underrepresented in careers in transportation,
such as women, persons with disabilities, and students from other diverse
Eligible participants are all college/university students majoring in
any academic area of study. STIPDG participants receive various benefits
including hands-on experience and on-the-job training at a DOT Operating
Administration or State DOT. Included is a ten-week stipend of up to $5,000
for Law or Graduate students and $4,000 for Undergraduate students. Housing
and travel arrangements are also provided for all interns that are selected
for assignments with locations outside of their commuting area (50 miles).
Participants may also receive college credit upon successful completion
of the program with the permission of their college/university.
FOR PAPERS OPPORTUNITIES
Title: Exploring the Red Atlantic, Institute of Native
Deadline: September 17, 2010
Conference Dates: November 12-13, 2010
Location: University of Georgia
The Institute of Native American Studies (INAS) at the University
of Georgia (UGA) invites submissions of paper proposals for
the conference Exploring the Red Atlantic to be held at the
University of Georgia November 12-13, 2010.
In a forthcoming article in American Indian Culture and Research Journal,
Jace Weaver defines the Red Atlantic as the movement of western hemisphere
indigenes and indigenous wealth, ideas, and technology around the Atlantic
basin from 1000 C.E. to 1800. From the earliest moments of European/Native
contact in the Americas to 1800 and beyond, Indians were central to the
Atlantic experience. Native resources, ideas, and peoples themselves traveled
the Atlantic with regularity and became among the most basic components
of Atlantic cultural exchange. Moreover, Europeans and colonists defined
themselves by comparison with and in opposition to Natives. They even
sought indigeneity in hybridized identities, as reflected in works of
literature like The Female American and Susanna Rowsons Reuben and
We invite submissions on any aspect of the Red Atlantic from its beginnings
to 1900. Submissions may reflect any disciplinary perspective. A small
amount of funds is available to support travel. Funds will be awarded
competitively, and preference will be given to graduate students. Abstracts
should be typed double-spaced and be no more than 250 words. They should
be sent to INAS@uga.edu before September 17, 2010. Notifications will
be made before October 1.
Title: The Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies 2010 Graduate
Submission Deadline: May 30, 2010
Conference Dates: August 6-7, 2010
Location: The Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois
Graduate students from The Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies
(NCAIS) member institutions are invited to present papers in any academic
field relating to American Indian Studies. We encourage the submission
of proposals for papers that examine a wide variety of subjects relating
to American Indian and Indigenous history and culture broadly conceived.
To propose a paper, please send up to one-page proposal, a statement explaining
the relationship of the paper to your other work, and a brief c.v. to
Jade Cabagnot, Program Assistant, D'Arcy McNickle Center for American
Indian and Indigenous Studies, The Newberry Library. Please send all materials
as electronic attachments via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title: 2010 International Science & Technology Conference (ISTC)
Abstract Deadline: October 12, 2010; Full Article Deadline: October 17,
Conference Dates: October 27-29, 2010
Location: Salamis Bay Conti Resort Hotel, North Cyprus
The main goal of this conference is to present and discuss new trends
in science and technology. ISTEC-2010 conference is supported by many
universities and organizations, and it is venued by TRNC where the academic
culture has long been a tradition. ISTEC-2010 has already formed a large,
multi-national and friendly community of colleagues who love to share
ideas. ISTEC-2010 invites you to submit proposals for papers, panels,
best practices, roundtables, tutorials, posters/demonstrations, and workshops.
Please visit www.iste-c.net for information
for submission guidelines.
Title: 2010 International Conference on New Horizons in Education
Abstract Deadline: June 10, 2010; Full Article Deadline: June 15, 2010
Location: Salamis Bay Conti Resort Hotel, North Cyprus
Conference Dates: June 23-25, 2010
The main goal of this conference is to present and discuss new trends
in education. INTE-2010 conference is supported by many universities and
organizations. INTE-2010 has already formed a large, multi-national and
friendly community of colleagues who love to share ideas. INTE-2010 invites
you to submit proposals for papers, panels, best practices, roundtables,
tutorials, posters/demonstrations, and workshops.
Please visit www.iste-c.net for information
for submission guidelines.
Title: Fostering Indigenous Entrepreneurship in the Americas (FIBEA)
Deadline (Submission): July 16, 2010
Conference Dates: September 21-22, 2010
Location: Centro Cultural dos Povos da Amazonia (CCPA), city of Manaus,
Who Should Participate? Indigenous and non indigenous entrepreneurs,
Professors & Researchers, governmental agencies, non-governmental
agencies, students, and any person interested in sustainable economic
development and indigenous entrepreneurship related issues. Students are
strongly encouraged to present papers & presentations and attend the
Title: 16th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on
Date & Time: Tuesday, June 8, 2010, 1:30-4:00pm EDT
Theme: "What Will Health Care Reform Mean for Minority Health Disparities?"
This interactive session will be broadcast with a live audience in the
Tate-Turner-Kuralt auditorium at the UNC School of Social Work and can
be viewed over the Internet (webcast). Questions will be taken from broadcast
participants by email and toll-free telephone.
This year's Videoconference is presented by the UNC Gillings School of
Global Public Health Minority Health Project, UNC Diversity and Multicultural
Affairs, and the UNC Institute of African American Research. Funding comes
from the Dean's Office of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health,
UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, UNC American Indian Center, UNC
Institute of African American Research, UNC Counseling and Wellness Services,
and a growing list of cosponsors. Please consider becoming a cosponsor
or providing an endorsement!
To register a group viewing site, or to view on your personal computer,
please visit: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2010/
Title: American Indian/Alaska Native Leadership Initiative on Cancer
8th National Conference
Conference Date(s): September 11-14, 2010
Location: Westin Hotel- Seattle, WA
Conference Theme: Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities:
Strength Through Tradition and Science
- To provide a forum for community leaders and members, students, researchers,
clinicians, service providers, and others to address critical cancer
issues among Native people.
- To present updates on comprehensive cancer control plans in Native
- To review advances in AIAN cancer research to determine future research
priorities, exploring the science of translational research.
- To highlight effective cancer control activities and programs in AIAN
- To highlight the strengths of AIAN traditions in promoting comprehensive
cancer prevention and control.
- To publish selected papers presented at the conference so that this
information can reach a wider audience
Title: Native Learning Center 2nd Annual Summer Conference
Conference Date(s): June 8-10, 2010
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
FREE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FOR NATIVE AMERICANS
The Native Learning Center (NLC) will be offering informative and practical
sessions in five key areas critical to Native communities nation-wide:
Culture & Language, Housing Strategies, Grants Education, Financial
Wellness and Tribal Government during its 2nd Annual Summer Conference
June 8-10 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. These sessions will provide practical
and useful training and education to conference attendees, with the goal
being that the skills and training gained at the Conference will be shared
with their broader home communities.
Conference information, agenda and details can all be found at www.NativeLearningCenter.com.
Title: Training Opportunity for Urban American Indian/Alaska Native
Conference Date(s): June 22-23, 2010
Location: Denver, CO
Contact: Brad Morse (email@example.com);
Teresa Cochran (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Theme: Targeting American Indian & Alaska Native Health Priorities:
Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease
There will be both a clinical and a health educator track for registrants
in different professional roles. The health education track will focus
on Honoring the Gift of Heart Health, while the clinical track will by
lead by Dr. Julien Naylor and will cover Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypertension
and Dyslipidemia in Native communities.
Two Training Tracks:
- Dr. Julien Naylor and will cover Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypertension
and Dyslipidemia in Native communities.
- Honoring the Gift of Heart Health: A Heart Health Educators
Manual for American Indians.
A comprehensive culturally appropriate, user-friendly 10 lesson course
on heart-health education for the American Indian community. Filled
with skill-building activities, reproducible handouts, and idea starters.
Two appendices cover activities for training Heart Health Educators
to implement the program, and An American Indian Familys Journey
to heart health, told with heart healthy recipes for each family members
Title: The 12th Annual International Language of Spirit Conference,
SEED Graduate Institute
Conference Dates: August 15-17, 2010
Pre-Conference Workshop: August 14, 2010
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, Albuquerque NM
The most advanced scientific view has found that in the sub-atomic realm,
there are no longer any things: there is only a dynamic flux of process
and relationship. This was an astonishing discovery, but it was not new.
Indigenous people for millennia have seen the cosmos as a place of kinship
a place of harmony and beauty. Come join us as we explore the beginnings
of a new language a language that is now emerging through dialogues
with Native elders, quantum physicists and other Western scientists. Come
join us as we explore the connections between the Quantum realm of Energy
and the Indigenous Spirit realm.
For a schedule of events, registration and more information, please visit
|Title: National Congress of the American Indian (NCAI)
2010 Mid-Year Conference
Conference Dates: June 20-23, 2010
Location: Rapid City, SD
The National Congress of American Indians the nations oldest,
largest and most representative national organization of American Indian
and Alaska Native tribes will be hosting its 2010 Mid-Year Conference from
June 20-23, 2010 in Rapid City, South Dakota.
More than 800 tribal leaders and representatives are expected to attend
general assemblies and break-out sessions during the three day conference,
which will provide a forum for tribal, federal & state government and
business leaders to keep abreast of issues such as: economic development,
criminal jurisdiction, violence against women, tax issues, financial literacy,
energy development, and homeland security. We are also excited to be highlighting
cutting edge research that informs tribal policymaking at the 5th Annual
Tribal Leader Scholar Forum.
This is one of the most important tribal leader gatherings that will be
held this year! Register today and join us in Rapid City as we work together
to build a better future for Indian Country and the generations to come!
|Title: 4th International Indigenous Traditional Knowledge
Dates: June 6-9, 2010
Location: Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand
Phone: +64-9-3737599 ext 82376 or 84220;
The Conference will discuss strategies for generating social, educational,
intellectual, and economic opportunities by building relationships that
engage, understand, and accommodate difference to overcome the adverse effects
resulting from failure to understand sufficiently the differences among
indigenous and non-indigenous communities and societies. Target groups for
the conference include: academics, emerging researchers, graduate students;
community groups/workers/activists; tribal and community elders and leaders;
and local and national government representatives. Welcome one and all!
Please visit our conference website (www.traditionalknowledge2010.ac.nz)
Title: 2010 NEH Summer Institute: From Metacom to Tecumseh:
Alliances, Conflicts, and Resistance in Native North America, NEH Summer
Institute for College & University Teachers
Institute Date(s): June 14-July 4, 2010
Location: The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
The Newberry Librarys DArcy McNickle Center for American Indian
History invites college and university teachers nationwide to apply for
its 2010 NEH summer institute, "From Metacom to Tecumseh: Alliances,
Conflicts, and Resistance in Native North America." This 4-week institute
will examine the complex and shifting alliances between various Indian
nations of North America and European colonists competing for land and
political ascendancy in regions east of the Mississippi between the years
1675 and 1815.
Title: Scholarship to University of Kansas Medical Center, Masters of
Deadline: July 1, 2010
Contact: Darryl Monteau, Educational Manager, PAICH
The Program in American Indian Community Health (PAICH) at the University
of Kansas Medical Center is currently recruiting American Indian/Alaska
Native students who are interested in attaining a Masters of Public Health
degree and breast cancer research.
The scholarship requires the student to be enrolled in the KUMC MPH program
and includes full tuition and fees, paid research assistantship, professional
development, and use of a laptop. Funding may be provided for two years
granted student maintains satisfactory academic status and progression
towards degree completion. Students will be expected to conduct breast
cancer research as a part of their degree and will be provided a faculty
mentor to help them.
(Note: The deadline date for the KUMC MPH has passed; however, applications
will still be received and considered. Completed applications will be
Send all materials to:
Dr. Christine Makosky-Daley
University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Preventive Medicine & Public Health
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Funded by the Susan G. Komen For the Cure© Coordinated by the Program
in American Indian Community Health
Title: 2010 Carol Jorgensen Memorial Scholarship for Environmental
Deadline: June 4, 2010
The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) is proud
to announce the 2010 Carol Jorgensen Memorial Scholarship for Environmental
Stewardship. This scholarship provides $1,000 to a full time student pursuing
an undergraduate degree in an environmental stewardship discipline, including
environmental studies, natural resource management, the natural sciences,
public administration, public policy, and related disciplines. Complete
application package must be received by end of business on Friday June
4, 2010 (fax and e-mail submissions are accepted).
SAIGE established this award to honor the memory and legacy of Carol
Jorgensen whose service to her family, community, country, and Mother
Earth was an inspiration for all. Carol was Tlingit from the Yandestake
Village in southeast Alaska and was part of the Eagle/Killer Whale Fin
House of Klukwan. She served many years in public service, most recently
as Director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys American
Indian Environmental Office. She had a deep connection to our shared Earth
and was a passionate advocate for protecting the environment and human
health in American Indian and Alaskan Native communities. This years
scholarship recipient will be recognized at the SAIGE Annual Training
Conference (June 14-18, 2010).
Title: NAFOA Scholarship Program (AY 2010-2011)
Deadline: July 30, 2010
Contact: Sarah Hernandez, Education Coordinator
The Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) is dedicated
to supporting Native people pursuing their education. Our scholarship
program assists Native American and Alaska Native students working toward
a degree within a financially related field.
NAFOA Scholars are chosen by the Board of Directors based upon academic
merit, interest in business and finance, and demonstrated commitment to
the Native community. Scholarships will be awarded in September 2010.
Award amounts vary by year based upon decisions made by the Board.
- Must be working towards a degree in a financially related discipline
including (but not necessarily limited to): Accounting, Business, Economics,
Finance and Marketing.
- Must provide a completed application along with a personal statement,
a letter of recommendation, a list of honors and awards, a list of community
involvement and volunteer activities, transcripts and a photograph.
- Must provide proof of tribal enrollment.
|Title: Scholarships for Business Majors
Deadline: July 23, 2010
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 2010 American
Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Program Application Deadline is
JULY 23, 2010 Each year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise
Development awards scholarships to American Indian college or graduate students
majoring in business. Scholarships will be awarded in the Fall of 2010.
Selected recipients must be available to attend the INPRO Awards Banquet
in the Fall of 2010. Selected recipients will be provided lodging, air and
ground transportation to the event.
American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarships will be awarded to American
Indian college or graduate students majoring in business who are currently
in the junior, senior or master level of study. Eligible students must be
enrolled for the entire 2010/2011 term.
Title: Accenture American Indian Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2010
The Accenture American Indian Scholarship fund meets a vital need for
American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking higher education and
requiring financial assistance. Accenture will award three types of scholarships
to high-achieving American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking degrees
and careers in fields of study including: various engineering, computer
science, operations management, finance, marketing and other business
oriented fields. In addition to the funding, scholarship recipients are
eligible for summer internships with Accenture, as first-year graduate
students or junior-year undergraduate students.
- - Accenture Scholarsthree undergraduate scholarships, of $20,000
each (each award at $5,000 per year for four years), will be awarded
to students pursuing a four-year degree.
- Accenture Fellowstwo graduate scholarships, of $15,000 each
(each award at $7,500 per year for two years), will be awarded to students
pursuing a masters or doctorate degree.
- Finalist ScholarshipTwo undergraduate scholarships, of $8,000
each (each award at $2,000 per year for four years) and two graduate
scholarships, of $5,000 each (each award at $2,500 per year for two
Title: 2010 American Indian College Scholarship
Deadline: September 1, 2010
Dr. Michael Niles, a former assistant professor at Arizona State University
and current Project Manager at the OU-Tulsa School of Social work is the
founder of the Indigenous Early Intervention Alliance and is offering
several scholarships, with one being specifically for Cherokee students.
The scholarships are the Keepers of the Fire scholarship, the Edbesendowen
scholarship, the MishkoswIn scholarships, and the Ghigau Scholarship.
- The Keepers of the Fire Scholarship Program awards three (3) $500
scholarships to American Indian students attending a college or university
in the United States or Canada or other Indigenous Communities.
- The Edbesendowen Scholarship Program awards a $300 scholarship to
American Indian students attending a college or university in the United
States or Canada or other Indigenous Communities.
- The MishkoswIn Scholarship Program awards a $300 scholarship to American
Indian students attending a college or university in the United States
or Canada or other Indigenous Communities.
- The 2010 Ghigau Scholarship Program awards one $500 scholarship to
a Cherokee student attending a college or university in the United States,
Canada, or other Indigenous community.
Title: Christopher B. Duro Graduate Fellowship (2010-2011)
Deadline: May 31, 2010
Contact: Attn: Christopher B. Duro Graduate Fellowship Coordinator
Mailing Address: 28940 Greenspot Rd. #228, Highland, CA. 92346
The Christopher B. Duro Graduate Fellowship is supported and administered
by Mr. Christopher B. Duro and the Southern California Tribal Education
Institute. The Fellowship is merit and need based for Native students
pursuing graduate study to help the advancement of Native communities.
Students who are chosen to be Duro Fellows will be eligible for up to
$25,000 per year, based on need and will be required to perform community
service hours with the Southern California Tribal Education Institute
and publish a scholarly article.
Title: Southwest Native American Communities & Natural Resources
Fellowship, 2010 Community Forestry & Environmental Research Partnerships
Deadline: May 26, 2010
Contact: Anne-Marie Flynn, Program Coordinator
The Community Forestry & Environmental Research Partnerships program
is supporting current and potential Native American graduate students
who are doing participatory research with Native American communities
in the Southwestern United States (including Arizona, New Mexico, Southern
Utah, and Southwestern Colorado). The program accepts proposals for research
on sustainable natural resource management, social and economic justice
in environmental management, community ability to maintain traditional
lifeways and land uses in the face of outside and/or competing interests,
integrating scientific and traditional knowledge in environmental restoration,
and other topics relevant to natural resource issues in southwestern Native
American communities. Participatory research is a cooperative approach
to research in which community members and scholars are partners in the
research process. Such research should lead to community members to make
more informed decisions to improve their lives.
The Program will provide funding support of up to approximately $7000
for Masters projects and $15,000 for Dissertations. In addition,
pre-dissertation and pre-Masters funding may be supported with up
to a $2500 proposal development award. These preliminary funding awards
would be given to help students develop more refined proposals in collaboration
with their community partner.
Title: Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship in Native American Studies,
Deadline: Open until fellowships are awarded
Contact: Brooke Hansen, Coordinator, Native American Studies
The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces a Pre-Doctoral
Diversity Fellowship in Native American Studies for the 2010-2011 academic
year. The Fellowship supports promising scholars who are committed to
diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track
appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.
Successful candidates will show evidence of superior academic achievement,
a high degree of promise of continuing achievement as scholars and teachers,
a capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to the learning
needs of students from diverse backgrounds, sustained personal engagement
with communities that are underrepresented in the academy and an ability
to bring this asset to learning, teaching, and scholarship at the college
and university level, and a likelihood of using the diversity of human
experience as an educational resource in teaching and scholarship. Underrepresented
candidates whose exclusion from membership in the American professoriate
has been severe and longstanding are strongly encouraged to apply.
We recognize Native American Studies as a broad discipline with many
topical and regional specializations and welcome an applicant who could
teach courses related to one or more of the following fields, although
subject specialization is open: American studies, museum studies, anthropology,
cultural resource management, literature, music, environment and legal
Terms of Fellowship: Fellowship is for the academic year (August 16,
2010 to May 31, 2011) and is non-renewable. The fellow will receive a
$20,000 stipend, housing or an $8,000 housing allowance, $5,000 in research
support, office space, and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University
libraries. The fellow will teach one course in the fall semester and one
course in the spring semester and be invited to speak about her/his dissertation
research in relevant classes and at special events at Ithaca College.
Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Behavioral and Psychological
Aspects of Health
The University of Pittsburgh has openings for postdoctoral fellowships
supported by National Institutes of Health. Training opportunities concern
psychosocial interventions for health behaviors, including weight regulation,
physical activity, and smoking; development and genetic underpinnings
of psychosocial risk factors; personality, stress, and social processes;
role of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and gender; and sleep as they
relate to cardiovascular disease. Program is a mentor-based model with
opportunities for formal didactic work in areas relevant to research focus,
e.g., statistics, behavior genetics, neuroimaging, and physiological assessment.
Title: Upcoming Powwows
May 15- Nipmuc Planting Moon/New Year Celebration, 80 Brigham Hill Rd,
Grafton, MA. Contact: 774-317-9138 or email@example.com.
May 15- GLICA Spring Planting Festival, Lowell-Dracut State Forest, Trotting
Pak Rd, Tyngsboro, MA. Contact: 978-677-7153.
May 15-16- UNACC's Annual Unity Days Pow-Wow, 29 Antietam St, P-5 Bldg.,
Ayer, MA Contact: 978-772-1306.
May 22-23- N.H. Inter-tribal Council Pow-Wow, Tamworth Campground, Depot
Rd., Off Rte. 16, Tamworth, NH. Contact: 603-539-5015.
May 29-30- MCNAA Spring Pow-Wow & Crafts Festival, Marshfield Fairgrounds,
140 Main St, Marshfield, MA Contact: 617-642-1683.
May 29-30- American Indianist Society Pow-Wow, Camp Marshall, 4H Campgrounds,
Off Rte 31, Spencer, MA. Contact: 781-963-1472.
Come and experience Native American dancing, singing, traditional crafts,
vendors and food! All are Welcome!
Title: Seed Grants for Public Health Projects, American Medical Associations
Foundation for Better Health
The American Medical Association Foundation's Fund for Better Health is
offering $5,000 seed grants for grassroots, public health projects that
target healthy lifestyles. Over the years the fund has awarded over 200
grants totaling nearly $300,000 to projects in substance abuse and smoking
prevention among other health issues. Organizations eligible to apply
are those having annual operating budgets of $1 million or less, new organizations
founded within the past five years and established organizations starting
a new service or expanding a current service to an underserved population.
For more details on this grant, and other new private and federal healthcare
funding opportunities, please visit: http://www.cdpublications.com/d092
Title: 12th Annual 2010 Coaches Clinic, Wings of America
Clinic Date(s): June 9-11, 2010
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Contact: Shaun Martin, Interim Program Director
- Alvina Begay: 2 X Olympic Marathon Qualifier and former Wings runner.
- Amy Manson: Motivational Speaker; 3X Olympic Marathon Qualifier; Founder
of the Goaled Kids Program
- Greg McMillan: Founder of McMillan Running, Coach of McMillan Elite.
- Bo Reed: Founder of Bo Reed Racing.
- Trina Painter: Marathon runner; Flagstaff H.S. coach; McMillan Elite
- Scott Simmons: 6X NAIA National Coach of the Year, Head coach at Queens
University, 2008-2009 Coaches Clinic presenter.
Cost is ONLY $150.00 per applicant. This ALL INCLUSIVE Coaches Clinic
- Your ROOM for two nights
- ALL of your MEALS
- Handouts from presenters
- Clinic materials
- Wings/Nike materials (supported by Nike)
Title: Department of Health & Human Services Grants
Deadline: May 17, 2010
The Dept. of Health & Human Services Dept. is offering $3.9 million
for six grants of up to $650,000 each to promote the wellness of young
children in communities. The program's goal is to promote the wellness
of young children, birth to 8 years of age, by putting a community healthcare
plan in place. The program defines wellness for a child as good physical,
social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral health. The expected result
is for children to be thriving in safe, supportive environments and entering
school ready to learn and able to succeed. For this program, substance
abuse prevention is considered an integral part of behavioral health.
For more details on this grant, including contact information and other
new private and foundation funding opportunities, visit: http://www.cdpublications.com/d092
ELIGIBILITY: Communities as well as public and private nonprofits.
Title: SAPAI 2010 Summer Writing Retreat and Tribal College Faculty
Dates: June 14 July 23
Tentative Location: The University of Montana, Missoula
Student to Academic Professoriate for American Indians (SAPAI) is a project
funded by the National Science Foundation to increase the rates of degree
completion for American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) graduate students
in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). It also aims to increase
the representation of AIAN scholars in STEM faculties at Tribal Colleges
and Universities (TCU)
We are currently recruiting participants for the 2010 SAPAI Writing Retreat
and Faculty Preparation Workshops. Please forward this information on
these amazing and unique opportunities to students who may be interested.
This six week writing workshop will focus on bolstering critical scientific
composition skills while providing guidance in drafting graduate theses
and dissertations. Some key workshop elements will include; getting started
with your writing, technical writing strategies, applying effective literature
reviews, getting into the writing zone, effectively using
your graduate committee, and utilizing constructive formal and informal
peer review resources.
Title: "Grant Writing for Indigenous Languages" Handbook,
The Endangered Language Fund
The Endangered Language Fund is pleased to announce the availability of
the handbook entitled "Grant Writing for Indigenous Languages,"
by Ofelia Zepeda and Susan Penfield. It is aimed primarily at U.S. tribes
seeking U.S. funds. Please feel free to make use of this document, within
limits of the copyright retained by the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf
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