First Nations Student Union

Our Spirits Don't Speak EnglishUpcoming Events:

Film:  Our Spirits Don't Speak English: Indian Boarding School
Madras  2-12-18, 12:00-1:30, Comm. Room

Bend   2-14-18, 4:00-5:30, BEC 155
Light snack provided!


Boys With Braids                                                                                                    Please join us for a gathering to educate and celebrate the cultural importance of braids for Native boys and men.  We will have food, drums, and guest speakers.      We encourage Native youth and their families to attend, and also wish to welcome all people, from all backgrounds.  This event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Bend Campus, Coats Campus Center, Wille Hall, from 11:00-3:00.  This event is free and open to students, staff, and the public.

Boys With Braids


Get involved with the COCC First Nations Student Union

Come join us for a light lunch as we discuss Native American topics, take part in Diversity and Inclusion and student events, as well as plan fun club activities.

Bend FNSU:

We are alternating our meeting times between Tuesday and Wednesday this term due to a variety of class schedules.  Our meetings are held in the Multicultural Center in the Coats Campus Center.  Please contact 
Michelle Cary for meeting times.   All are welcome!

Madras FNSU:

We have not established a meeting time as of yet, but please feel free to stop by my office for any questions you may have, or just to introduce yourself.  I am on the Madras campus every Monday.   


Native American Service Award

This award is funded through a private endowment devoted to helping Native Americans successfully achieve their educational goals. The award is available to students who are actively involved in the First Nations Student Union program and/or their community. If you think you are eligible for this Service Award please download the application and the volunteer form.
*Please see program coordinator for application and volunteer form as these links are incorrect at this time.


First Nations Student Union Constitution
Click here to view the club constitution (PDF) 

Contact Info
For information about the First Nations Student Union please contact Michelle Cary, Native American Program Coordinator at 541-318-3782 or