Additional Resources for Tribal Education and Youth Activities:

WeRNAtive:

Provides a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content and stories about the topics that matter most to them. They strive to promote holistic health and positive growth in our local communities and nation at large.

http://wernative.org/

 

UNITY:

The UNITY Mission is to foster the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian and Alaska Native youth and to help build a strong, unified, and self- reliant Native America through greater youth involvement.

http://unityinc.org/

 

Center for Native American Youth:

The Center for Native American Youth is dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native American youth through communication, policy development and advocacy.

http://www.cnay.org/ 

 

NERDS (Native Education Raising Dedicated Students)

The mission of NERDS is to support the peer-to-peer mentoring clubs currently in place, that focus on education, culture, and community service.

http://www.nativenerds.org/ 

 

National Indian Education Association:

To convene educators to explore ways of improving schools and the educational systems serving Native children; to promote the maintenance and continued development of language and cultural programs; and to develop and implement strategies for influencing local, state, and federal policy and decision makers.

 

Office of Indian Education:

The mission of the Office of Indian Education is to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state standards as all students.

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/oie/index.html

 

Bureau of Indian Education:

http://www.bie.edu/index.htm

 

College OPTIONS

College OPTIONS mission is to strengthen the college-going culture in the North State by increasing opportunities for students to pursue postsecondary education, and ensuring that all students can make informed decisions about their education and their future.

http://www.collegeoptions.org/