Education Services Department

  

Ti?i kirikir?i:s (This is the Wichita) Education Services Department! 

E:si:rasi:c?i (How are You?)

 

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Our Vision:

To support the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes in their continuous efforts to defend and protect our tribal sovereignty; and to enhance the quality of life for the Wichita tribal people and the surrounding community by investing in education and cultural opportunities.

 

Our Mission: 

To assist Wichita tribal members in obtaining self-sufficiency and enhance their quality of life by providing educational, cultural and financial support through one-on-one counseling, outreach, and collaborative partnerships.

 

  

 

 

Staff

Click on names for more information about education programs and services. K-12 student programs are under K-12 Education. Graduating High School seniors and Adults will find programs and resources for college and career readiness under Higher Education.

 

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Amber Silverhorn-Wolfe
Education Services Administrator
amber.silverhorn-wolfe@wichitatribe.com

 

HIGHER EDUCATION 

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Yolanda Walker
Higher Education Director
yolanda.walker@wichitatribe.com

 

K-12 EDUCATION 

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Alayna Jackson
Secretary/JOM Tutor
alayna.jackson@wichitatribe.com

 


HIGHLIGHTS IN EDUCATION

 

Graduation Banquet

Kitikiti'sh Scholarship Winners

 

 

STUDENT OF THE MONTH NOMINATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW!!

 

SOM Nomination Form

 

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ACT Prep New

 

HESP_2021 Flyer

 

 

 

 

CAREER/JOB RESOURCES:

Job Openings

Anadarko Industries (WTIDC Company)

City of Anadarko Job openings

Delaware Nation

Indeed.com

Kiowa Tribe

Monster.com

OK State Jobs

Sugar Creek Casino

University of Oklahoma (external job positions)

University of Oklahoma (student jobs)

USA Jobs

Western Farmers

Wichita Tribal Enterprises (WTIDC Company)

Wichita Tribe 


Career Related Resources

Career OneStop

College Student Resume Tips

Copy of Birth Certificate (for Oklahoma residents)

Curriculum Vitae (CV) Writing Tips

High School Student Resume Tips

Oklahoma Career Guide

Technology Centers in Oklahoma

What are the most important items to include on resume?

Working Professional Resume Tips  


HIGHER EDUCATION RESOURCES:

Scholarships: 

American Indian College Fund

American Indian Education Fund

American Indian Graduate Center

American Indian Services

Association of American Indian Affairs

Career OneStop: Scholarships

Cobell Scholarship (includes scholarships for Vocational/Technical Institutions)

Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Gates Scholarship

Indian Health Services Scholarships

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund

Learn How to Become (includs scholarships for students with disabilities)

Oklahoma's Promise (OHLAP)

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education:ReachHigher Oklahoma 

 

Native Organizations:

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

National Indian Eduation Association (NIEA)

National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)

Native American Rights Fund (NARF)

Native Land Digital

National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABS) 

Office of Indian Education (OIE)

Oklahoma Council for Indian Education (OCIE)

Tribal Education Departments National Assembly (TEDNA)

UpStander Project

  

Internship/Externship and Fellowship Opportunities:

Wilma Mankiller Fellowship Program (NCAI)


Higher Education Related Resources:

A-Z List of US Colleges and Universities

College Guide for Homeless Students

College Guide for LGBTQ Students

College Guide for Undocumented Students

College Guide for Veterans

College Guide for Women in STEM

College Resource for Students with Disabilities

First Generation College Student Guide

Indian Health Services:Tele-Education (online webinars/training,etc.)

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education 

Tribal Colleges and Universities 

 

K-12 RESOURCES:

Native Organizations:

First Nations Development Institute

Indian Education Offices by State 

Native Education Collaborative

Nike N7 Fund

Oklahoma State Indian Education Office

United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY)

Running Strong for American Indian Youth

WeRNative

 

Indigenous/Native American Curriculum:

NARF: Tribalizing Indian Education Series

NABS: Truth and Healing Curriculum

NAMI: Native Knowledge 360 Curriculum

NIEA: Virtual Resources

OKCPS: From Trails to Truth: Oklahoma History from a Native American Perspective

University of Oregon: Honoring Tribal Legacies Curriculum

UpStander Project: First Light Learning Resources

 

K-12 Education Related Resources:

Department of Education

Khan Academy:  Free Online Courses

K-12 Reading List (Books with Native authors and/or main characters) 

OK College Start

Oklahoma Edge: Individual Career Academic Planning (ICAP) 

PBS Learning Media

Internet Public Library (University of Michigan)

 

Veteran's Resources:

Apply for Career and Employment Assistance

Apply for Disability

Apply for Education Benefits

Apply for VA Burial Benefits

Apply for VA Health Care

Apply for a  VA Home Loan

Apply for Veteran's ID Card

Military Discounts

Request Military Records

 

 

COVID-19 Education Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Healthy Tribes

University of Arizona: Communication Toolkit

   

 

 

Please take a few minutes and complete the survey: Education Services Assessment 

 

So:ti:c?a (Thank You!)

 

 

Call or email our office if you have any questions, comments or concerns.

 

Telephone: (405) 247-8612

Fax: (405) 247-5687

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