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Youth News Chehalis Tribe Students of the Month for December Alyssa Albert (9-12) Mathew Reynolds (6-8) Bradley Gitchel (K-5) Matthew Reynolds is in the 6 grade at Bradley Gitchel is th Rochester Middle School. His favorite subject attending Wa He is Social Studies. Matthew says his dad is his Lut Indian School supportive in his 5 grade th guidance. year. He likes to play at recess When since there are no he’s not organized sports studying, right now, but he’s Matthew really looking enjoys forward to baseball. eating bread. He Bradley says is fond paying attention Alyssa Albert is a 10 grader at Oakville of saying and doing his work th High School. She scored a fawless 4.0 GPA “Always do makes him a good for the frst quarter of the year. Besides your best.” student and he academics, Alyssa also works for the tribe’s encourages others to do the same. accounting department. When she is not adding to her cow collection, she enjoys From the Education Department: As a reward for their commitment to school and personal sleeping. She is concentrating on graduating growth, each student of the month will receive a $50.00 gift card from the Education & as quickly as possible and warns other Development Department. students: “Don’t slack.” Congratulations, Keep up the good work! Youth encouraged to apply for “Journeys in Creativity” Art Camp Application Requirements • A completed application form. Our 10th annual art camp is History: The Journeys in Creativity pre-college art experience with an • One letter of recommendation happening this year. We’d love to program (Journeys) was founded 2004 emphasis on material exploration, from a teacher, community leader make it our best camp yet...and if you in partnership with Oregon College of innovation, and critical thinking, all or mentor who knows you well (no know any youth (ages 15-19) that art Art and Craft (OCAC), The Museum of which grant the student insight family members please). is a large part of their life, this may at Warm Springs and Kah-Nee-Ta into their own creative process. Full • A letter of interest (approximately be something that they’d be interested by Pat Courtney Gold and the late A. scholarships are available to all 200 words) stating why you would in. The Pre-College art camp is Susana Santos, tribal members of the like to attend camp. scholarship based (i.e. all 12 accepted Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Who is eligible? Teens ages 15-19 • Optional: If you would like to applicants receive full tuition waiver who can show an interest and talent express yourself visually, examples to attend...meals, lodging, supplies Courtney-Gold and Santos, an in art and culture. Preference is for of your original artwork can be are covered). We do offer limited OCAC alumna, sought to further Native American teens. submitted via digital images on travel assistance based upon distances the study and perpetuation of CD/DVD. Submissions of original from Portland. If you do have a youth Contemporary Native American How do I apply? Deadline to turn in artworks are accepted, but may not be interested, please emphasize to them Art and Craft for Native American applications is April 2, 2013. returned. to put some thought into writing teenagers who, through this program’s their “letter of interest” and carefully encouragement might pursue a How much does it cost? This Questions? choose someone who can write a secondary arts education or a future program is free to the twelve (12) Please contact Shirod Younker, “reference” letter for them. Because profession in the arts. selected participants. Please note Journeys in Creativity Program of the limited number of accepted that all participants must make their Manager at 971-255-4148 or students, the applications will be Summer Camp: The Summer Camp own travel arrangements to and from reviewed by a select panel of Native offers twelve (12) teenagers the OCAC. Accepted students may be American Artists, Tribal curators and opportunity to live on the OCAC available for travel reimbursement All materials must be received on OCAC faculty. campus and participate in intensive depending on eligibility and or before April 2, 2013. Submit all arts workshops over the course of two availability of funds. Arrangements materials to: Journeys Program, c/o A. Susana Santos’ Journeys in full weeks. Classes and workshops can be made with camp staff to pick Oregon College of Art and Craft, Creativity Program—An Exploration are set up so that students have the up a participant if traveling by bus, 8245 SW Barnes Road Portland, OR in Native American Art opportunity to participate in a positive train or plane. 97225. Page 10   
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