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NAYA Family Center

5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
1-503-288-8177 http://nayapdx.org

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August 2019

PYEC Presents: Tribal Recognition

August 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Dinner will be provided and there will free raffle at closing. Please RSVP here, so that we know how much food to have on hand! This tribal recognition informational session is a follow-up to the May 2019 topic: Land Acknowledgement. This topic will cover federal recognition of tribes, tribal membership, and identity. Federal recognition is important for several reasons. First, when tribes are extended federal recognition, they can establish tribal governments that possess a measure of sovereignty. Non-recognized tribes can…

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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Chxi San Playgroup

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Chxi San is a Chinook Wawa word meaning “new day.” Chxi San is a community-oriented playgroup for parents and their children, pre-birth through age five, that creates a nurturing circle of care through culturally focused, child-centered, and developmentally appropriate play in a structured environment. We welcome and encourage community, elders and kin to join parents and their children in the playgroup. We also provide healthy, nutritious and culturally appropriate snacks during playgroup. The playgroup is free and open to all.

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September 2019

Homeownership Orientation

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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  The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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10th Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Join us at the NAYA Family Center on Saturday, September 14th, for our Tenth Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow, a celebration of Native American culture. Since 2010, the Neerchokikoo Powwow has welcomed the community to gather in the tradition of the powwow, with drumming and dance for men and women of all ages. Our Tiny Tots exhibition showcases our youth, and throughout the day dancers of all generations step out to display their talent and pride in their traditions and identities. Come and…

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PYEC September Meeting

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Portland Youth and Elders Council is a grassroots advocacy group housed at NAYA Family Center, and is open to everyone interested in building a strong civic connection with the local Native American community. Our mission is to strengthen the quality of life for the Portland American Indian and Alaska Native Community by encouraging local leadership, community development, and the practice of culture, values, and traditions.  

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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November 2019

Homeownership Orientation

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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Homebuyer Education Workshop

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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