Tuniwa Nobi Family Literacy Program

The Tuniwa Nobi Family Literacy Program offers a variety of services to Communities throughout the Owens Valley. Services focus on Adult and Early Childhood Education.

Services offered by the Tuniwa Nobi Family Literacy Program Include:

Adult Education Services
For parents/adults who need to secure or work to increase their skills to improve their employment status. Adults are able to attend any workshop at any site. GED -Offered weekly in:

  • Bishop
  • Big Pine
  • Coleville
  • Benton

Tuniwa-Activity-5 National Work Readiness Credential NWRC – A four week course/48 hours.

  • Bishop-August
  • Big Pine-November,
  • Lone Pine-February
  • Mono County sites-May

Life Skills Series

  • Time Management, Family Budgeting ,Organization, Stress Management, First Aid, CPR and Safe Food Handling
  • one week each: BP-September Mono-October Bishop-January Lone Pine-April
  • Drivers License Class C and B

Cultural Awareness Quarterly Series Offered in Bishop – 3 weeks each month

  • September
  • December
  • March
  • May

Book Club – “Rez Readers”- Offered in Bishop – 5 months,  January – May

Tuniwa Nobi Time TNT
All three of the ‘TNT’ activities are family oriented and are focused on parents interacting and bonding with their children. All families are invited to attend. Family Unity Night – “FUN” -Offered monthly: August – May

  • Bishop
  • Big Pine
  • Ridgecrest

Tuniwa-Activity-4 Game On! -Offered monthly in Bishop: September -June. Board games and family style games intertwined with ways to eat healthier and increase body movement. Keepers of the Stories -Offered in Bishop for 4 months:

  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
Parenting Education Services
Offered to parents/adults to increase their parenting skills as they relate to literacy: grade levels, age appropriate development and school related focus topics. Tuniwa-Activity-2 Parents of Infant or Toddlers -Three sessions: Bishop & Big Pine

  • August, September, October
  • December, January, February
  • April, May, June

-One monthly Parent & Child time Parent 2 Parent -Offered monthly in Bishop: August – May. Parents of children in Preschool – 5th grade. Monthly attendance allows your child to be enrolled in the afterschool Learning Circle. Learning Circle – Afterschool -Offered in Bishop to grades Kindergarten -5th grade:  September – May

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

Quarterly P.A.R.E.N.T. Gathering -Offered in Bishop – 4 times a year

  • September
  • December
  • March
  • June



Open to Native American families with children in the home 0-24 years of age. 



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Our office is located at:

2574  Diaz Lane Bishop,  CA 93514 Phone:  760-872-2115  Fax: 760-873-4107