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

Restorative Teachings Family Engagement Event: Whole Child Health and Wellness and Securing Families

On May 20, 2016, Northwest Indian College’s (NWIC) Restorative Teachings Initiative Coordinating Team held a family engagement event for the families of children enrolled at NWIC’s Early Learning Center (ELC). The... read more

Whole Child Health and Wellness: Focusing on Child Nutrition and Economic Security with Parents and Families

On May 20, 2016, Northwest Indian College’s Restorative Teachings Early Childhood Education Initiative, in partnership with the NWIC Early Learning Center, hosted a family engagement event, including a luncheon and... read more

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

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