Youth &
Pre-Professionals

Summer Youth Practicum 2021

Designed to provide Native American students (incoming 10th – 12th grade) an opportunity to gain hands-on and in-lecture experience in the interdisciplinary components of natural resource management and Indigenous knowledge.

Take Advantage of the Opportunites and Programs from NAFWS

Summer Youth Practicum

Engaging & encouraging high school students with natural resources.

Mentoring Program

Learn from those further down the path.

Internships

Get a jump on professional experience!

Youth & Pre-Professional Showcase

Congratulations to our stellar participants in the latest showcase..

Scholarships

Take advantage of financial opportunities.

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Interested? Contact us with your questions.

2020 NAFWS National Scholarship Recipients

We know that pursuing higher education, having a job, raising a family, spending time with friends, spending time with family and/or having time for yourself, can be difficult! We would like to praise,

Seattle: Victor Lopez

Tribe - Navajo Southwestern Indian Politechnic Institute: Undergraduate

"Natural resources is important to me because growing up on Hopi we live in a harsh environment in which we had to adapt our farming practices to the environment. Both through a liking of the outdoors and through cultural teachings I’ve grown to appreciate what precious resources our mother (the earth) has to offer. Kwakway! Thank You!"

Seattle: SIERRA RED BOW

Tribe - Navajo Southwestern Indian Politechnic Institute: Undergraduate

"Natural resources is important to me because growing up on Hopi we live in a harsh environment in which we had to adapt our farming practices to the environment. Both through a liking of the outdoors and through cultural teachings I’ve grown to appreciate what precious resources our mother (the earth) has to offer. Kwakway! Thank You!"

Seattle: TALAVI COOK

Tribe - Navajo Southwestern Indian Politechnic Institute: Undergraduate

"Natural resources is important to me because growing up on Hopi we live in a harsh environment in which we had to adapt our farming practices to the environment. Both through a liking of the outdoors and through cultural teachings I’ve grown to appreciate what precious resources our mother (the earth) has to offer. Kwakway! Thank You!"

Seattle: Michael Buck

Tribe - Navajo Southwestern Indian Politechnic Institute: Undergraduate

"Natural resources is important to me because growing up on Hopi we live in a harsh environment in which we had to adapt our farming practices to the environment. Both through a liking of the outdoors and through cultural teachings I’ve grown to appreciate what precious resources our mother (the earth) has to offer. Kwakway! Thank You!"

Seattle: Adrienne Dawes

Tribe - Navajo Southwestern Indian Politechnic Institute: Undergraduate

"Natural resources is important to me because growing up on Hopi we live in a harsh environment in which we had to adapt our farming practices to the environment. Both through a liking of the outdoors and through cultural teachings I’ve grown to appreciate what precious resources our mother (the earth) has to offer. Kwakway! Thank You!"

In Recognition of Their Support

Native American Fish and Wildlife Society would like to thank those organizations that provided us with support over the years. With them we grew an effective national communications network for the exchange of information and management techniques related to self-determined tribal fish and wildlife management.

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