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Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation Wildlife, Range & Vegetation Resources Management Program




We recently coming up on our 10th annual Wildlife Youth Camp August 2014! Check back for photos.  This camping experience will continue in 2014, for boys and girls, ages 14-17. For one week in August, participants will be exposed to a variety of cultural and outdoor experiences. For more information or application materials, click here

Summer Youth Employment Opportunities

Summer youth employment is available throughout the Yakama Nation Department of Natural Resources. Priority goes to Yakama enrolled, low income, high school students. To enquire about this opportunity, please contactthe Native Workforce Development Program at (509) 865-5121, x4473 or 4474.

Scholarships For Native Americans

For a list of links to information on scholarships and other educational assistance for Native Americans, click here

SMDEP (Summer Medical and Dental Enrichment Program), 2008

The University of Washington hosts this summer enrichment program for freshman and sophmore college students interested in careers in the medical and dental field. Students coming from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For more information, go to: http://depts.washington.edu/omca/UDOC/

Project HOPE

Held at the Washngton State University, this program is offered to high school students interested in the health care profession. The Department of Health is working to create greater interest among a diverse group students to potentially choose a health care profession as a long term career. This experience will serve to expose students to the many, many health occupations that make up the health care industry. For an application form, click here. For more info, go to: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/ocrh/R&R/hope1.htm

Native American School of Excellence, University of Washington

Within the UW School of Medicine, the Native American School of Excellence strives to assist Native American students interested in the field of medicine, providing support and guidance,and working to address the need for more Native researchers and more research into Native health issues. For more information, go to: http://faculty.washington.edu/dacosta/nacoe/nacoehome.html