This project will work with Native American undergraduate students in mentoring Native American middle school and high school students. The focus will be on working with Tribal professional to teach students about environmental decision- making through podcast making. The goal of this project is to deepen the connection of future Native American decision- makers to their land, their community, and scientific processes that are directly related to their everyday lives in order to make them stronger advocates and stewards of their environment.

• Three year research grant

• Earn up to $5,000 a year

• Learn to make Podcasts

• Starting November 2018

Qualification/Requirements:

  • No Experience Necessary

  • Must be a college student. Does not have to be a University of Idaho student (Possible UI college credit)

  • Must be Native American (Coeur d’Alene Tribal members strongly encouraged to apply)

  • Must be available for training

  • Three 2-day workshops (November 2018, Jan 2019, March 2019)

  • 7 weeks during summer 2019 + approximately 5 hours during academic year, flexible

  • Must be able to pass background check and drug test

  • Must be willing to participate in the UI-CDA Tribe collaborative research project

For help with application or for more information contact:

Dr. Georgina Mitchell,

V2H grant manager Coeur d’Alene Tribe Department of Education

208 686-8502, gmitchell@cdatribe-nsn.gov