“Focus on Children”

On February 6, 2016, Bellingham Technical College hosted its annual “Focus on Children” Early Childhood Education conference. This professional development event draws early childhood educators from a five-county... read more

NIWC Sacred Little Ones featured on W.K. Kellogg Foundation's website

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has recently featured the Sacred Little Ones Early Childhood Education Initiative on its website.
Anna Somerville, a recent graduate of the ECE degree program and current teacher at... read more

Reflecting on the National Family and Community Engagement Conference

Two years ago I was a struggling single mother working twelve hour shifts at a child care as preschool teacher making $9.04 an hour. The quality of the center concerned me and so did my future there. I knew that I... read more

Twenty Six and a Half Years! Celebrating Shelley Macy’s Retirement and Honoring her Career

Twenty six and 1/2 years! That is a long time to be devoted to one's work. Shelley started at Northwest Indian College in January, 1989 and has been there through July, 2015 without any intervening work breaks... read more

Sacred Little Ones hosts Professional Learning Community

On Friday May 15, 2015 the Northwest Indian College Early Childhood Education Leadership Team, in partnership with the Sacred Little Ones ECE Initiative, hosted our final Professional Learning Community of the... read more

It's too easy to get caught up in the craze of today’s world

Get the kids to bed! Research says 8 to 10 hours a night! Is that why we had a meltdown at the grocery store today? Is the baby going to sleep tonight? How on earth am I going to function at work? Did I buy diapers?... read more

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has identified the Sacred Little Ones Initiative as an exemplary funded program.

They are in the process of producing a film about racial equity in education, featuring the Sacred Little Ones project and Northwest Indian College's very own Shelley Macy, Sacred Little Ones Principal Investigator... read more

The Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” early childhood education initiative is for
and by the Lummi Community’s children and families

About Us

Teaching and caring for the tribe’s youngest children is of tremendous importance to the Lummi Nation. Lummi people care deeply for their children and .. read more


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