Elders-in-residence program brings traditional learning to campus

Elizabeth Fleagle, right, leads a beading workshop as one of UW’s Elders in residence. Photo by Jordan Lewis
Elizabeth Fleagle, right, leads a beading workshop as one of UW’s Elders in residence. Photo by Jordan Lewis

 

In January,the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, part of the UW's School of Social Work, launched a pilot program to bring Elders from Native American and Alaska Native tribes from Washington and Alaska to campus. The program is co-sponsored by the Department of American Indian Studies. Read more about the program at UW Today, and for more infomation, please email cirpa@uw.edu or call Jordan Lewis at 206-685-2910. 

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