Youth Enrichment Services Program. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin. Oneida Nation Vision Statement. A Nation of strong families built on tsi? niyukwaliho’ t^’ and a strong economy. Tsi? Niyukwaliho’ t^’ (gee knee you gwa lee ho tunh) = Our kinds of ways, our ways.
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Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
tsi? niyukwaliho’ t^’ and a strong economy.
= Our kinds of ways, our ways
To strengthen and protect our people,
reclaim our land and
enhance the environment
by exercising our sovereignty.
We assist in the advancement of educational, cultural, and social development of American Indian students in the Oneida Community and surrounding school districts.
Summer Opportunity Information
High School Graduation Banquet
Academic Field Trips
Resource & Referral Services
Link families with community services.
Fundraising for extra curricular activities, class fees, supplies and academic field trips.Functions Sponsored by YES Program
Advocates have at least 2 years of experience working with youth in an academic setting.
Individuals with knowledge about the Oneida people or a background in American Indian Studies are preferred.
Who are Youth Advocates? Professional individuals hired by the Oneida Tribe to ensure the civil rights of American Indian youth are not being violated
Monitor academic profiles of youth
Maintain tracking system
Monitor student outcomes
Monitor youth involvement
Reward youth for achievementsWhat do Youth Advocates do?Promote cultural awareness & educationEnsure all required credits for graduation are completed
Provide academic enrichment opportunities like college visits
Intervention and referral sourceMore Advocate ActivitiesAdvocate for student civil rightsPromote personal growth
Initiate mediation between school & families
Facilitate youth prevention/intervention groups with internal and external service agenciesAnd More Services Provided by Youth Advocates
Specialists must have a teaching license or substitute teaching license in order to work with youth
A Specialist Aide has a high school diploma and works with grades K-5 Youth at Seymour’s Rockledge Elementary School.
Half of the Aide
position is sponsored
Title VII (Indian
Education) Program.Who are YES Specialists?
the Specialist knows,
teacher will accept a non-parent/guardian
Complete application is on file, including parent permission
Referrals from Parents, School Personnel,
and/or Youth Advocate
Students can sign up when needed
Note: Students cannot receive services
without a completed YES application.
upon their commitment to