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Native American Student Alliance
The Native American Student Alliance (NASA) at Cuyamaca College is a student organization whose purpose is to
promote tribal heritage & to educate others through activities & educational opportunities. Our focus is to support the advancement of our students at Cuyamaca College and within the local communities. We aim to enhance the cultural and social environment of Cuyamaca College & encourage its spirit of diversity.

News and Updates                                                                  



Cuyamaca NASA/SDSU Mentoring Program                               

Cuyamaca College NASA & SDSU Geography Department have joined in a collaboration with our native students! "Building Healthier Communities and Pathways to Higher Education with Native American Youth," has been active for this semester. Students received ASUS tablets to help with school work and participate in workshops that focus on scholarships & educational support/goals (financial aid, transfer prep, internships). The most recent workshop involved a trip to SDSU campus for EXPLORE SDSU! Please contact our advisors for more details.

Culture on Campus                                                                   

Our students & advisors work on bringing Native culture to Cuyamaca's campus. Currently we have the following events:

November Native American Heritage Month

Richard De Crane, Dine'/Crow, holds the microphone for his son Tomas who explains the history of the Jingle Dress Dance


Bird Singing & Dancing~!

1st Annual Cuyamaca College Powwow

November 15,16, 2014 

Volunteering in the Community                                            

NASA believes in not just campus based service but in the local community. Our students volunteer in:

Title VII Indian Education Program
Inter Tribal Sports
AIR Program
Powwow Committees
Student Government
NASA Events and Outreach

Fall 2014 Incoming Students                                                  

See the steps to becoming a Cuyamaca Student!:




*Photographs courtesy of Amigo Kandu Videos & Abel Jacome*