|The Oregon Indian Education Association Youth Conference, “Nurturing the Warrior: Building Skills for Success,” takes place September 21-22, 2013 and includes workshops on careers, leadership and culture. Members of Speel-Ya, Eastern Oregon University’s (EOU) Native American Student Council, selected the theme.
EOU alumnus Solo Greene, education specialist for the Nez Perce Tribe, is the keynote speaker and will discuss “Success: what is it?” Greene travels throughout the U.S. sharing experiences from his more than 20-year career in education.
A speech contest and basketball tournament will give participants the chance to win a $1,000 tuition waiver if they choose to attend EOU. The top prize in the speech contest is a trip to the National Indian Education Association annual convention in Rapid City, S.D. Students will also receive an EOU T-shirt and backpack, compliments of the Oregon Agriculture Foundation.
Click here for more information on the Oregon Indian Education Association Youth Conference. Please contact Jackie Grant if you have any questions.