Take Wing “Tengluni” is a partnership between the Alaska Humanities Forum and Calista Education and Culture, Inc. supporting high school seniors in the Kuspuk, Lower Kuskokwim, Lower Yukon, and Yupiit School Districts.
Participating in a group called a cohort, students take part in a series of immersions that provide information and guidance on goal-setting and soft skills training, review of post-secondary opportunities and career planning, healthy choices, and Yuuyaraq lessons.
Student immersion participants (high school seniors) will have the opportunity for:
Applications are being accepted for 50 new participants in cohorts 3 & 4. This opportunity is open to students currently in their senior year enrolled in LKSD, LYSD, Yupiit, and Kuspuk School Districts.
Take Wing “Tengluni” is open to students who are on track to graduate in May 2022 and have permission from their parent/legal guardian and teacher or principal to participate.
Students must have an overall high school 2.0 or higher grade point average.
Tengluni is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Alaska Native Education grants program.
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The Alaska Humanities Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that designs and facilitates experiences to bridge distance and difference – programming that shares and preserves the stories of people and places across our vast state, and explores what it means to be Alaskan.
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