Washington State Tribal Early Learning Language Summit: ʔutatabəb čəł ‘We are conversing.’

The Washington State Department of Early Learning (DEL) works with Tribal Nations to help ensure all children and families have access to early learning resources and information. This year, DEL hosted a Tribal Early... read more

Participating in Professional Development: Learning Center staff members engage in collective inquiry

While many Northwest Indian College (NWIC) faculty members and students were off for spring break, early childhood educators from our Early Learning Center (ELC) dedicated one full day to engage in collective inquiry... read more

2017 FOCUS on Children Conference: Nurturing Connections through Our Senses

Staff members at the NWIC Early Learning Center recently attended the 33rd annual FOCUS on Children Conference at Bellingham Technical College, sponsored by The Northwest Washington Association for the Education of... read more

NWIC Restorative Teachings Holiday Cedar Weaving and Storytelling Event

On a blustery and bitterly cold December night, the NWIC Early Learning Center cranked up the heat and welcomed families and community members to celebrate traditional plants and foods in Coast Salish culture. In... read more

Sandbox Rebuilding Project

During the summer of 2016 the Northwest Indian College Early Learning Center (ELC) Director made the difficult decision to remove the large natural log-lined sandbox from the main play area. This structure was built... read more

13 Moons Garden

On August 4th, members of the Restorative Teachings Early Childhood Education Initiative Coordinating Team visited Northwest Indian College’s Swinomish Extended Campus Site, in order to research and learn more about... read more

Convening of Grantees 2016

Northwest Indian College Restorative Teachings Coordinating Team Members
From left to right: Anna Somerville, Early Childhood Educator; Alexis Ballew, Parent Representative; Nahrin Aziz-Parsons, Project... read more

The Sacred Little Ones and Restorative Teachings Early Childhood
Education Initiatives are for and by the Lummi community’s children and families.


About Us

Teaching and caring for the tribe’s youngest children is of tremendous importance to the Lummi Nation. Lummi people care deeply for their children and .. read more


Our Campus

Headquartered on the Lummi Indian Reservation in Washington State, 20 miles from the Canadian border, Northwest Indian College .. .. read more

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