March 13th - 17th, 2023

For the past 36 years each Spring Semester, LCSC hosts Native American Awareness Week, which is designed for the general public, LCSC students, faculty, and staff. During NAAW this year, activities begin Tuesday through with speaker sessions and events that will be determined. The week ends with a Powwow on Friday evening.

Native American Awareness Week Agenda

Date / TimeDescription / Place
March 13

Native American Awareness Week. Flyer TBA Speakers Flyer TBA. Powwow Flyer TBA. 

March 14


March 15
9:00am - 10:30amTBA
10:30am  - 11:45am

TBA

12:00pm - 1:00pmTBA
1:15pm

TBA

3:00pm - 4:15pm

TBA

6:00pm -7:30pmTBA
March - 16
10:00am - 3:00pm TBA
12:00pm - 12:45pmTBA
March -17
6:30pm - 11:00pmLCSC Native American Awareness Week Closing Powwow, Scholarship Raffle & Lifetime Achievement Award presented. PIFCU Activity Center.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year the Native American Club students at Lewis-Clark State College take time to recognize a member of the region's indigenous community for his or her life-long contributions to the continued existence of Native communities, values and lives.

  • 1988     David Miles Sr.
  • 1989     Margaret Rogers
  • 1990     Oliver Frank
  • 1991     Frank Penny Sr.
  • 1992     Rose Frank
  • 1993     Wilfred Scott
  • 1994     Katherine Ramsey
  • 1995     Horace Axtell
  • 1996     Richard Halfmoon
  • 1997     Frances Paisano
  • 1998     Elsie Frank
  • 1999     Allen Slickpoo Sr.
  • 2000     Josephine Hayes
  • 2001     Ipsus Nute (Jesse Greene)
  • 2002     Cecil Carter
  • 2003     Bessie Scott
  • 2004     Rosa Yearout
  • 2005     Lucille Wilson
  • 2006     Rachel Zumwalt
  • 2007     Connie Evans
  • 2008     Gilbert Towner
  • 2009     Jim Spencer
  • 2010     Delores Lookingglass Wheeler
  • 2011     Wallace Wheeler
  • 2012     Katherine Powaukee
  • 2013     Loretta "Chet" Halfmoon
  • 2014     Florene Davis
  • 2015     Leroy Seth
  • 2016     Benjamin "Badge" Arthur Sr.
  • 2017     Jim McCormack
  • 2018     Estelline "Essie" Carter
  • 2019     Allen Pinkham Sr.
  • 2020     Lee Bourgeau
  • 2021     Mary Jane Miles
  • 2022     Vera Sonneck
Native American Alumni
Native American Alumni Group

Contact Information

Native American, Minority & Veterans' Services

Reid Centennial Hall 212

500 8th Avenue

Lewiston, Idaho 83501