Posts Tagged ‘ Native American ’

Whitbeck authors book on Native youth development

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Campus News, Issue, May 22

UNL sociologist Les Whitbeck has co-authored a new book designed to inform Native tribes and mental health service providers of the historical framework surrounding Native adolescents’ mental health and substance abuse issues. The book, “Indigenous Adolescent Development: Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts,” is based on a longitudinal study that Whitbeck began in 2001. The research […]

Annual UNITE academic achievement powwow May 1

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Employee News

The University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange’s annual academic achievement powwow begins with a grand entry at noon, May 1 on the green space north of the Nebraska Union. The event is to honor Native American high school and college graduates. Graduates will be honored at 2 p.m.; a community meal begins at 5:30 p.m. in […]