Learning Enrichment Program Open to Tribal Elders in Pursuit of Lifelong Learning

PURPOSE: To create lifelong learning that encourages continued brain health and stimulation for our elders. Research has shown that lifelong learning can result in less memory loss and fewer cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia. So important for our elders to stay actively engaged, mentally, physically and socially. Continued health and wellness for our elders is our goal.

COURSE EXAMPLES: Baking, basket weaving, cooking, creative writing, gardening, interior design and staging, drawing, jewelry making/beading, music instrument, nutrition, painting, photography, poetry, pottery, quilting, sewing, woodworking, writing


  • Must be a tribal member
  • Must be 55+
  • Have not applied for the program within the current year

MAXIMUM REIMBURSEMENT: $500 per year (Course/materials) – must provide the following:

  • Course registration/documentation
  • Receipts
  • Certification of completion

*The Elders Enrichment Learning is a pilot program and will be determined on a first come, first serve basis, due to limited funds. And therefore, applications will be approved, so long as funds are available. If the program is successful, we will seek additional resources that may help fund this program for future years to come.

Any member who willfully violates the rules of the program, could be prevented from participating in future programs.

Click here for the application.