College and Adult Vocational Training scholarships awarded to GTB tribal members seeking degree,
certificate, and licensing programs based on the number of credit hours attending.
Employs five Youth Intervention Specialists to work with parents and the school system, provides student services, student incentives, sports assistance, youth work experience, youth and elder hand in hand program, high school senior expenses, driver's education assistance and support for gifted and talented youth.
Gneejawnisananik "Our Children´s Camp"
Two 1-week overnight sessions held in Alden, MI focusing on preventive and cultural activities. Target ages are 8 to 14.
Unity's mission is to foster the spiritual, mental, physical and social development of Native youth and to help build a strong, unified and self-reliant Native America through involving its youth. Target ages are 14 to 24.
Benzie Central and Elk Rapids Office of Indian Education federal grant to offer Title VII services to Native American students enrolled in Benzie Central and Elk Rapids Public Schools K-12. Services include tutoring, school supplies and in-school support.
The library provides a unique collection of books focusing on the Native American community as well as other interests such as self help, child care, children's books, nature and arts, graphic novels, biographies, language and more. The library also has available: audiotapes, video tapes, CD-ROMs, reference books, periodical and subscriptions as well as Internet access. The library is open to all members of the community.
Kitchi Minogining Tribal School
Kitchi Minogining Tribal School, a state recognized Non-Public school, operates four classrooms, one each in Peshawbestown, Traverse City, Benzonia, and Charlevoix. The primary function is to provide curriculum and instruction for high school students. The school is staffed by certified teachers, uses a State-approved curriculum, and issues high school credit and diplomas which are accepted by both the public schools and State colleges and universities.
Kitchi Minogining Tribal School offers:
- Alternative education program for students 16 and older
- High school completion for adults
- GED preparation for adults
- Tutoring for K-12 public school and College students
- Credit recovery for public high school students
- Tutoring for summer school students, including GRASP, etc.
- Computers with Internet access
- Editing and proofreading of letters and resumes
- Help with filling out forms and applications
Phone: (231) 534-7134