Category Archives: Native American Student Internships

Guest Blog from Student Intern Wynette

Ya’a’teeh! My name is Wynette. I am a psychology and sociology major at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. I am interning at the Diné Policy Institute at Diné College, a tribal institute located in Tsaile, Arizona on the Navajo Nation. While applying for the internship, I was not aware that I would be working [...]

Guest Blog From Student Intern Deanna

This is the fourth part  in a series of blog entries by our scholar Deanna, who is writing about her internship experience at Mesa Verde National Park. Next week will will meet Wynette from Occidental College in L.A., who is working at the Diné Policy Institute this summer at Diné College. Day 4: Location – [...]

Guest Blog From Student Intern Deanna

This is the third entry in a series of blog entries by our scholar Deanna, who is writing about her internship experience at Mesa Verde National Park. On Day 2 I began the work that I came to accomplish. Our very first task was a simple one.  My mentor, Tara, decided that the unprocessed archives [...]

Guest Blog From Student Intern Deanna

Deanna’s Adventures in Camping on Her Internship I have never considered myself all that girly or high maintenance, but camping for 10 long weeks seemed like torture on paper. Prior to my internship, I had never been to Mesa Verde National Park.  To make it worse, the two guys I brought to help me set [...]

Guest Blog from Student Intern Deanna

Skano, everyone, and greetings from Mesa Verde National Park of Colorado.  My name is Deanna and I believe some introductions and background information are in order.  I was born and raised all over Southern California on various reservations but I am enrolled in the Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians of New York.  I have recently [...]

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