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Native American Higher Education Resources (NAHER)

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The Native community at Cosumnes River College includes students, staff, faculty and alumni from a variety of tribal/cultural backgrounds. Native American Higher Ed Resources (NAHER) promotes academic, personal, and career success to Native American students. Culture and education both play an intrinsic role in the development of life and what transpires to one reaching their full potential and career endeavors. NAHER resources and services focus on cultivating student success, developing personal well being, and embracing culture for Native American students.


phone: (916) 691-7027

Oscar Mendoza Plascencia, M.Ed
Student Life and Leadership Center Supervisor
(916) 691-7669

Alexadria Raya-Franklin
Student Personnel Assistant
Access Center/ Native Resources
(916) 691-7027

Crystal Martinez-Alire, Ed.D
(916) 691-7045

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Student Support Center
Library Building, L 125D