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Education

The mission of the education program is to foster the preservation of Samish culture and traditions and instill a desire for lifelong learning in all Samish tribal members.

The education program also hopes to strengthen Samish support in local communities through partnerships and teaching and learning opportunities.

Stay tuned the the Education Program Blog posts below to stay up to date on opportunities and emergent issues.

Post Bac Opportunity

by Adam Lorio | Jan 02, 2019
We are always looking for opportunities for our Samish higher education students.  This one was passed along by our Health and Human Services Program, Check it out!
This one includes funding!

Can you say yes to each of these requirements?

  • Membership in an American Indian/Alaskan Native tribe
  • Must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Must have graduated or be in the process of graduating with a baccalaureate degree in a biomedically relevant science from an accredited US college or university (no more than 36 months prior to applying to UA PREP)
  • Must not be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program
  • Must plan to enter a PhD program in a biomedical field after successful completion of UA PREP
Find out more about the UA PREP Opportunity Here:
UA PREP Website

    Lineage Class

    Anacortes, WA

    Learn about your family's lineage.

    Dates: 08 – 09 Feb, 2020

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    Ethnobotany Class

    Anacortes, WA

    Come learn about traditional plants!

    Dates: 14 – 14 Mar, 2020

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    Rattle Class, Part 1

    Anacortes, WA

    Rattle class is a multi-day workshop.

    Dates: 14 – 15 Mar, 2020

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    Ethnobotany Class

    Anacortes, WA

    Come learn about traditional plants!

    Dates: 11 – 11 Apr, 2020

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    Rattle Class, Part 2

    Anacortes, WA

    Come make a rattle!

    Dates: 11 – 11 Apr, 2020

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