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Web resources on native American topics have been classified in the following categories
As with all peoples, transmission of knowledge is key to the survival of Native American cultures. To that end, many tribes and nations have established educational institutions.
In addition, some of the institutions and educators have formed associations or other organizations to spread best practices, to provide training, and to promote mutual goals.
The consortium serves as the “collective spirit and voice of our Nations' Tribal Colleges and Universities.” AIHC publishes the Tribal College Journal, promotes building projects and provides leadership training.
Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a significant museum showcasing contemporary Native American Fine Art, IAIA is also a college of fine arts. Faculty and staff, comprised of both native and non-native individuals, provide nurturing support and serve as positive role models for native students embarking on new educational endeavors.
Located in Okmulgee OK ,the college works in collaboration with Oklahoma State University to offer specialized courses and degrees in Muscogee language, history and political science.
The NLC is a department of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and was established in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Located in Hollywood, Florida, The Native Learning Center offers free courses and training to Native Americans and indigenous people with an emphasis on the educational needs of tribal members and their communities. Focus areas include: culture, language, financial wellness, grant education, housing strategies, and tribal government.
Located in Mission, SD on Rosebud Reservation, the university offers courses typical of any university and additionally Lakota studies and coursework aimed at preserving and enhancing Lakota culture and heritage.
Located in Ethete, Wyoming was chartered by the Northern Arapaho Business Council in September 1997 and opened its doors to students in the fall of 2000. Wind River Tribal College shares material on staff, admissions, class schedules, and its governing board.
Scholarship Funds and Foundations
Established with a $10 million grant from the Hopi tribal government, the fund invests in students as the prime source of the tribe''s future. Gives details of fundraisers, informaiton on the endowment, description of the scholarship process and examples of current and past students.
Other Organizations and Programs
Shelter for American Indian runaways, youth and families in the Twin Cities area. Not precisely educational, but promotes education among a wider set of goals and serves as a national model for providing services and helping lift children out of poverty.
Offers educational supplements about native American sports, powwows, mouthbows, boarding schools, food pyramids, ancient trade routes and more.
Residential rehabilitation and re-entry program for adult Native American men who have been incarcerated or have experienced addition problems. Organized as a farm. Located in Southeastern Oklahoma.
This “semester in Washington” program aims to attract leading Native American college students to Washington to expose them to and engage them in the national political scene in both a theoretical and practical manner. Program offers full scholarships, hands–on internships, interaction with political leaders and policy makers and classes.
Instructors & Lecturers
Rick McBride lectures on the medicine wheel and other topics. He is a mixed blood Tsalagi and advocates for recognition of mixed blood people by tribal and national governments.
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