New Addition to Native Learning Center's 5th Annual Summer Conference Agenda

The Native Learning Center has added new presentations that focuses on Strengthening Tribal Communities into the Future to it's 5th Annual Summer Conference Agenda.

Hollywood, FL, April 25, 2013 --( The Native Learning Center (NLC), a Seminole Tribe of Florida program dedicated to the development of cultural and quality of life skills for all Native and Indigenous people, announces that the 5th Annual Summer Conference has new additions to the agenda; register now! The 5th Annual Summer Conference will be hosted at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, FL on June 4-6, 2013.

The NLC has packed the agenda with presentations led by experts focusing on Strengthening Tribal Communities into the Future. Each of the presentations touches on key components that will help strengthen the goals and projects that your Tribal community has set out to accomplish. The presentations include topics that touch on: culture, language, safety and protection for your communities, and much more.

NLC is honored to include the following presenters in the 5th Annual Summer Conference:

Community Outreach Presentation: Chance Rush (Three Affiliated Tribes (Hidatsa)), Cloudboy Consulting, LLC, will be presenting throughout the conference on topics that include: Elements of Life for Growth and Balance, Value Your Worth, and Qualities and Quantities.

Motivational Presentation: Medicine Wheel Philosophy: Success through Balance - Tuesday, June 4, 8:00am – 10:00am

Jim Warne (Oglala Lakota Sioux), Warrior Society Development, LLC, will be addressing the ability to balance the four human elements: Mental, Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual. Being able to balance between these human elements will produce success and wellness.

Special Lunch Presentation: A Journey Toward Financial Empowerment - Wednesday, June 5, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Montoya Whiteman (Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma), and Sarah EchoHawk (Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma), will talk about financial empowerment, financial abuse, identity theft, and the effects of abuse and financial empowerment to the individual and their community. Participants will be guided through a 16-page booklet that includes discovering family financial dynamics, setting financial boundaries and access to resources and aids. The session information will help encourage the implementation of the curriculum at the individual, Tribal, or community level.

To register for the 5th Annual Summer Conference and see a full list of course details, visit:

The Native Learning Center (NLC) is an educational resource that offers Native and Indigenous people the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills that improve quality of life through housing related educational programs. The NLC hosts conferences and individual courses that bring Native and Indigenous people together to discuss vital topics that promote cultural development within Indian Country. In cooperation with the Housing and Urban Development Office, Eastern Woodlands Office of Native American Programs (EWONAP), and various Native American trainers throughout Indian Country, the NLC developed areas of concentration to complement current national organizations that support EWONAP’s mission to promote development of Native housing and housing related activities. For more information, visit, or contact them at (954) 985-2300.

Contact: Christina Gonzalez at (954) 985-2300 ext. 10691 or via e-mail at:
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