The Niijkewehn Mentoring Program is a university-community partnership between Central Michigan University and the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe that pairs Native American college students with local Saginaw Chippewa 5th through 8th graders. The program aims to increase the numbers of Native Americans graduating from high school, attending college and graduating from college. During our presentation we will share information regarding the history, implementation and evaluation of this promising program.
|State||Published - Apr 27 2015|
|Event||2015 National Forum on Dropout Prevention for Native and Tribal Communities - Minneapolis/Prior Lake, MN|
Duration: Apr 27 2015 → Apr 27 2015
|Conference||2015 National Forum on Dropout Prevention for Native and Tribal Communities|
|Period||04/27/15 → 04/27/15|