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Oregon’s Coquille Indian Tribe Hosts USDA Consultation at Traditional Native American Plankhouse

A Plankhouse on the southern Oregon coast was the site of a tribal consultation meeting last week with USDA officials.

A Plankhouse on the southern Oregon coast was the site of a tribal consultation meeting last week with USDA officials.

A new, yet traditional cedar Plankhouse on the southern Oregon coast provided a culturally appropriate setting for American Indian Tribal leaders to gather with USDA Rural Development last week. At the meeting, Tribes from across the state provided feedback to help improve the delivery of USDA Electric, Telecommunications, Broadband, and Water and Environmental Programs in Indian Country. Read more »

4-H Makes Good Scientific Sense

Acaimie Catron is a 16 year old 4-H member from Tippecanoe County, IN.  She is interested in pursuing a career in food sciences or business management.

Acaimie Catron is a 16 year old 4-H member from Tippecanoe County, IN. She is interested in pursuing a career in food sciences or business management.

This post is part of a special series written by students celebrating 4-H’s commitment to science.

What is 4-H? Does 4-H offer youth any opportunities to learn about science? As a very involved eight-year 4-H member, I believe I hold the key to unlocking the answers to these questions. Read more »