Sierra Native Alliance offers a variety of culturally-based services to meet the needs and interests of developing youth and young adults.
• Indian Education Afterschool Tutoring
• Youth Council/Leadership Group
• Youth Mentoring/Advocacy Program
• White Bison- Medicine Wheel for Youth
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SNA offers tutoring and academic support through the Title VII Indian Education program, from 3-5pm Tuesday through Thursdays at the SNA Cultural Education Center. Students in the tutoring program are also able to participate in cultural arts activities Tuesday through Thursday, including drum/dance, cultural arts.
Native Youth Council
The Native Youth Council is a youth-motivated leadership program. The Native Youth Council plans trips, cultural and environmental activities, hosts presentations and service projects with Native youth in the region. Native Youth Council meets the Thursday 4:30- 5:30.
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Connecting with Native youth through cultural activities, traditions and values; the SNA Mentoring Program promotes healthy relationships with positive role models in the Native community.
For Native youth involved with child welfare, juvenile justice and/or special education services, SNA provides advocacy and support services to help youth understand their rights and resources.
The Medicine Wheel and 12-step Program is a culture-based substance use prevention and recovery program for Native American youth. Based on the White Bison teachings, this peer-led program uses the medicine wheel to address underlying causes to promote wellness.
Please contact Loren Nakai at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (530) 363 – 8526
Indian Education Programs are offered in collaboration with Placer County Office of Education
Indian Education Programs are offered in collaboration with Placer County Office of Education.
Please contact Loren Nakai at email@example.com or call (530) 888-8767.