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WaYS Summer Camp Flyer 2022

June 20-24, 2022 Greenland Point, Princeton ME WaYS Summer Camp Flyer 2022 For more information, please visit https://www.wabanakiyouthinscience.org/camps/

University of Maine Wabanaki Center gift to benefit student success

An anonymous donor has made a $100,000 gift to create the Wabanaki Student Development and Success Fund at the University of Maine Foundation. The fund will assist Native American students pursuing University of Maine degrees “so that they can graduate as tomorrow’s leaders of their communities.”  Read More

Paid Mentorships & Internships for Students at UMaine and High School

Through a grant from the USDA, called New Beginning for Wabanaki Students (NBWS), the University of Maine Wabanaki Center and the Wabanaki Youth in Science (WaYS) program have funding to support mentorships and internships for Wabanaki students. There are two distinct programs. Kinap Mentorships are available to college-age students (upper level undergraduates or graduate students) […]

Paid Mentorships & Internships in Washington County

Through a grant from the USDA, called New Beginning for Wabanaki Students (NBWS), the University of Maine Wabanaki Center and the Wabanaki Youth in Science (WaYS) program have funding to support mentorships and internships for Wabanaki students enrolled at the University of Maine at Machias or living in Washington county. There are two distinct programs. […]

What Does Decolonizing Mean?

November 18th at 12:00 Virtual via Zoom, Free and Open to the Public https://maine.zoom.us/j/84810033811?pwd=MnNOYW9QTEZ4b0wrc3pSdzlsMktMUT09

Maine Coastal Shell Middens

Alice Kelly (University of Maine Orono/School of Earth and Climate Sciences) has developed an exciting research program on Maine’s shell middens — mapping, investigating, preserving them. Her work would be fascinating to students with an interest in the natural sciences and/or archaeology, and it could be a natural fit for collaborating with TEK mentors from […]

Marine Sedimentation Studies

Katherine Allen (University of Maine Orono/School of Earth and Climate Sciences ) has projects in the marine sedimentology and stable isotope laboratories. There are two main projects in which the student/s will be involved, depending on interest: 1) Investigating Maine’s water cycle through stable isotope analysis, and 2) Paleoceanography of the Gulf of Maine. To […]

Turtle Survey on the North Branch of Meduxnekeag River

Dave Putnam (University of Maine Presque Isle) is looking for high school and college students to help with a complete survey of the North Branch of the Meduxnekeag River to determine the presence, general population density, and locations of possible wood turtle clusters within the drainage.  The overall objective is to assist Maine Department of Inland […]

Newsletter Spring 2020

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