The Florida Governor’s Council on Indian Affairs, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization which operates the Employment & Training Program as a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Native American grantee through the U.S. Department of Labor, Division of Indian and Native American Programs.
The FGCIA, Inc. is engaged in providing technical assistance for the educational, economic, social, and cultural advancement of the Native American, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian residents within the states of Florida and Georgia.LEARN MORE
The Florida Indian Youth Program is an intensive two-week educational program held in July for Youth ages 14 – 19.LEARN MORE
Daniel applied for the Florida Indian Summer Youth Program in 2012. Over the following years he became a counselor for the Youth program while also attending College with assistance from Florida Governors Council on Indian Affairs Inc. Employment and Training Program. Daniel graduated with his Bachelors degree in Business Administration in 2019. He has entered his career as a Business teacher and awarded with the 2020 Rookie Teacher of the Year.
Winner of the Alice Bigpond Roach Memomorial Award at the 2022 Ninatec Conference
Winner of the 2022 Outstanding Participant Award at the 2022 Ninatec Conference
We will be continuing our reading of "Firekeeper's Daughter" by Angeline Boulley
Our Youth Leadership Advisory Council has been working hard on organizing a special fundraiser to help raise money for our Florida Indian Youth Program this summer.
This will be a Walkathon where each participating student will log their miles walked between April 10th and April 23rd. Donors will pick a student to sponsor and plege an amount of money to pay per mile. At the end of the fundraiser, students will total their miles and we will collect the donated money.
You can contribute from anywhere - just email email@example.com with the following information:
- Name and contact info
- Student you are sponsoring (if you would like to donate and don't have a student in mind you would like to sponsor, we can choose for you)
- Amount pledged per mile (0.50-0.75)
Students, if you are interested in participating in this walkathon to raise funds for FIYP this summer, please email Sierra at firstname.lastname@example.org