FireLodge Tribal Youth update: December 2015

In December at the P.L.A.C.E., the “Get Native” Program involved our youth participating in the talking circle, a traditional Potawatomi practice that helps each participant learn how best to listen and respect the thoughts of others. Each youth has a chance to speak if they want to. Participants also learn traditional Potawatomi stories and teachings, Read More »

Tribal youth update: March 2015

 February at the FireLodge Tribal Youth Program the P.L.A.C.E. was a busy time. The youth celebrated Black History Month, Healthy Heart Month, learned about teen dating violence prevention  and worked some time in for Valentine’s Day. For Black History Month, staff focused on instruction teaching the youth about famous African Americans like Dr. Martin Luther Read More »

Tribal youth close out 2014 with holiday atmosphere and emphasis on STEM

The winter sessions at the P.L.A.C.E. started off with a trip to the Oklahoma Historical Museum. We had around 30 youth attend. The visit was the collaboration between the mentorship program and The P.L.A.C.E., and our students and staff enjoyed learning more about Oklahoma and world history. On December 8, the youth were honored to Read More »