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9/18/2013 2:27:00 PM
Eastern Oregon University Hosts Oregon Indian Education Association Youth Conference
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 MS-Word for more information on the Oregon Indian Education Association Youth Conference. Please contact Jackie Grant eMail if you have any questions.
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Contact(s) for this Announcement
  • April Campbell Email    (503) 947-5810
    Education Equity - Education Program Specialist
  • Steven Woodcock Email    (503) 947-5797
    IDEA Compliance & District Resources - Education Specialist
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