Making a Difference in Native Communities

Do you want to make a difference in your Native community? Becoming a social worker may be a great option and opportunity for you to pursue.  Social workers are professionals who work in over 500 areas of expertise.  These areas of expertise include: welfare services, mental health counseling, alcohol and chemical dependency counseling, social justice, education, poverty, and youth and ...

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Tribal Youth Ambassadors Camp

“He who controls the present, controls the past.  He who controls the past, controls the future.” – George Orwell, 1984 The eighteen Pomo youth who attended the Tribal Youth Ambassadors Camp the week of June 25th learned through story and example what it means to serve as cultural ambassadors who represent their people. Andrew Galvan and Vincent Medina of the ...

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UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People

In September 2007, the “Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People” was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly during its 62nd session at the UN Headquarters in New York City. The declaration offers an outline of basic rights and minimum standards with respect to the “survival, dignity, and well-being” of the estimated 370 million Indigenous Peoples of the world ...

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