Emerging Native Scholars Research Symposium

Event Date: 
December 5, 2012 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Do you want to learn about issues facing the communities of NWIC students?

Then join us Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. as students in HMDV 110 – Introduction to Successful Learning showcase their research posters, which focus on issues or topics currently impacting their home/tribal communities. The event is being held to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and the spirit of service learning.

Students will highlight their topics, share their reasons for choosing topics, provide background information and share action statements about what they will do to impact the issue.

Students will be present at the Log Building on main campus during the following class times: 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.; 2:20 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.; and 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Topics students have chosen include:

  • Coal Train Impacts on Lummi
  • Health & Wellness
  • Substance Abuse
  • Settlement Money
  • Impact of Economic/Corporate Development
  • Cultural/Language Preservation
  • Native Fashion
  • Hunting/Fishing Rights
  • Community Infrastructure Need

For more information, contact Tammy James-Pino at (360) 255-4457 or tammyj@nwic.edu.