STRIVE, which stands for – “Summer Training to Revive Indigenous Vision and Empowerment”, is a residential summer leadership symposium program for Native American high school students on the Central Oregon Community College Campus in Bend. The goal of STRIVE is to provide cultural and academic support and give young Native American students leadership skills. Students are invited to spend the week attending academic and cultural classes, taking part in various activities and field trips and meeting with successful Native college students. Strive starts June 28th. If you are interested in attending, contact Michelle Cary, Native American Program Coordinator at COCC 541-318-3782 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Museum at Warm Springs will unveil a new exhibit June 27th entitled Resilience, the Boarding School Experience. That morning at 10am they will have a special presentation from Phil Cash Cash who will speak about healing from historical trauma and the boarding school experience. Everyone is welcome to attend the presentation and opening reception scheduled for that evening at the Museum.
Residences on the Agency Water System are reminded to conserve water. Agency neighborhoods are using water stored in towers during the shut-off period. To ensure that your neighborhood continues to have water during this time, please conserve usage of water. Gelco Construction is currently working on the repairs to the Shitike Creek water main line. We will provide further updates as they become available.