Education & Scholarships

Education & Scholarships

December 1, 2017

Moor’s Charity School was founded in 1754 in Lebanon, Connecticut, by Puritan, Calvinist minister Eleazar Wheelock to provide education for Native Americans who desired to be missionaries to the native tribes.

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September 7, 2016

The Tohono O’odham children were required to attend Indian boarding schools, designed to teach them the English language and assimilate them to the mainstream European-American ways. According to historian David Leighton, of the Arizona Daily Star newspaper, the boarding school the Tohono O’odham attended was the Tucson Indian School.

American Indian boarding schools
May 11, 2016

Wind River Tribal College Address: PO Box 1190, Fort Washakie, WY 82514 Phone: (307) 335-8243Website: www.windrivertc.org Location: Fort Washakie, Wyoming, on the Wind River Indian Reservation in central Wyoming.Established: 1997 Chartering Tribe: Northern ArapahoPresident: Marlin SpoonhunterLand Grant College: No Enrollment: 49 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 28, Part-time: 21 Associate degree programs Northern Arapaho Studies Environmental […]

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May 11, 2016

White Earth Tribal and Community College Address: 102 3rd St. NE, PO Box 478, Mahnomen, MN 56557 Phone: (218) 935-0417Website: www.wetcc.org Location: Mahnomen, MinnesotaEstablished: 1997 Chartering Tribe: White Earth Reservation Tribal Counci, representing White Earth Band of the Minnesota ChippewaPresident: Terry JanisLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 117 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 83, Part-time: 34 Associate degree programs Native American Studies […]

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May 11, 2016

United Tribes Technical College Address: 3315 University Dr., Bismarck, ND 58504 Phone: (701) 255-3285Website: www.uttc.edu Location: Bismarck, North DakotaEstablished: 1969Chartering Tribe: United Tribes of North Dakota Development Corporation, an association of North Dakota’s native tribes. President: Leander (Russ) McDonaldLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 529 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 472, Part-time: 57 Associate degree programs Tribal Management […]

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May 11, 2016

Turtle Mountain Community College Address: 10145 BIA Road 7, PO Box 340, Belcourt, ND 58316 Phone: (701) 477-7862Website: www.tm.edu Location: Ten miles from the Canadian border in the Turtle Mountains of North Dakota, just north of the unincorporated city of Belcourt.Established: 1972 Chartering Tribe: Turtle Mountain Band of ChippewaPresident: James DavisLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: […]

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May 11, 2016

Tohono O’odham Community College Address: PO Box 3129, Sells, AZ 85634 Phone: (520) 383-8401Website: www.tocc.edu Location: Sells, ArizonaEstablished: 1998 Chartering Tribe: Tohono O’odham NationPresident: James Vander HoovenLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 223 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 21, Part-time: 202 Associate degree programs Business Small Computer  Systems Administrator Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Social Services General […]

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May 11, 2016

Stone Child College Address: 8294 Upper Box Elder Road, Box Elder, MT 59521 Phone: (406) 395-4875Website: www.stonechild.edu Location: On the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in north central Montana.Established: 1984Chartering Tribe: Chippewa CreePresident: Nate St. PierreLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 381 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 254, Part-time: 127 Associate degree programs Native American Studies Studio Arts General […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 11, 2016

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute Address: 9169 Coors Blvd. NW, PO Box 10146, Albuquerque, NM 87120 Phone: (505) 346-2348Toll Free: 1-800-586-7474Website: www.sipi.edu Location: Albuquerque, New MexicoEstablished: 1971 Chartering Tribe: None, Federally charteredPresident: Sherry AllisonLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 531 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 470, Part-time: 61 Associate degree programs Accounting Agriculture Technology Agribusiness Business Administration Computer […]

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May 11, 2016

Sitting Bull College ( formerly Standing Rock Community College) Address: 9299 Highway 24, Fort Yates, ND 58538 Phone: (701) 854-8000Website: www.sittingbull.edu Location(s): campuses in Fort Yates, ND and McLaughlin, SDEstablished: 1973 Chartering Tribe(s): Standing Rock Sioux TribePresident: Laurel VermillionLand Grant College: Yes Enrollement: 311 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 260, Part-time: 51 Bachelor’s degree programs Business Administration […]

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May 11, 2016

Sisseton Wahpeton College Address: Agency Village Box 689, Sisseton, SD 57262 Phone: (605) 698-3966Website: www.swc.tc Location: Sisseton, South DakotaEstablished: 1979 Chartering Tribe: Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux TribePresident: Harvey DuMarceLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 247 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 186, Part-time: 61 Associate degree programs Dakota Studies Business Administration Business Specialist Computer Information Specialist Computer Systems Technology Early […]

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May 11, 2016

Sinte Gleska University Address: 101 Antelope Lake Circle, PO Box 105, Mission, SD 57555Phone: (605) 856-8100Website: www.sintegleska.eduLocation: On the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in south-central South Dakota.Established: 1971 Chartering Tribe: Rosebud Sioux TribePresident: Lionel BordeauxLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 857 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 445, Part-time: 412 Master’s degree programs Human Services Master of Education Bachelor’s […]

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May 11, 2016

Salish Kootenai College Address: PO Box 70, Pablo, MT 59855 Phone: (406) 275-4800Website: www.skc.edu Location(s): Main campus on the Flathead Reservation, plus three satellite locations in Washington at Colville, Spokane, and Wellpinit.Established: 1977Chartering Tribe: Confederated Salish and Kootenai TribesPresident: Robert DePoe IIILand Grant College: Yes Bachelor’s degree programs Business/Entrepreneurship Information Technology Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Secondary […]

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May 11, 2016

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College Address: 2274 Enterprise Dr., Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 Phone: (989) 775-4123Website: www.sagchip.edu Location: Mount Pleasant, Michigan, on the Isabella Indian Reservation.Established: 1998 Chartering Tribe: Saginaw Chippewa TribePresident: Carla SinewayLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 163 (fall 2010) – Full-time: 59, Part-time: 104 Associate degree programs Native American Studies Business Liberal Arts Associate […]

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May 11, 2016

Red Lake Nation College Address: 23750 Hwy 1 East, PO Box 576, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone: (218) 679-2860Website: www.redlakenc.org Location: In the heart of the Anishinaabe nation on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Red Lake, Minnesota.Established: 1987 Chartering Tribe: Red Lake Band of OjibwePresident: Dan KingLand Grant College: No Enrollment: Associate degree programs […]

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May 11, 2016

Oglala Lakota College Address: PO Box 490, Kyle, SD 57752 Phone: (605) 455-6000Website: www.olc.edu Locations: Instructional centers in each of the nine districts across Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. There are additional instructional centers in Rapid City and on the Cheyenne River Reservation.Established: 1971 Chartering Tribe: Oglala SiouxPresident: Thomas ShortbullLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: […]

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May 11, 2016

Northwest Indian College Address: 2522 Kwina Rd., Bellingham, WA 98226 Phone: (360) 676-2772Toll Free:  1-866-676-2772Website: www.nwic.edu Location(s): On the Lummi Indian Reservation in Washington State, 20 miles from the Canadian border.Established: 1983 Chartering Tribe: Lummi NationPresident: Justin GuilloryLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 713 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 457, Part-time: 256 Bachelor’s degree programs Native Environmental […]

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May 11, 2016

Nebraska Indian Community College Address: 1111 Highway 75, PO Box 428, Macy, NE 68039  Phone: (402) 494-2311Website: www.thenicc.edu Locations: In Nebraska on the Omaha Reservation at Macy, on the Santee Sioux Reservation at Santee, and in South Sioux City.Established: 1973 Chartering Tribe(s): Each of the Nebraska Indian Tribes.President: Micheal OltroggeLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 134 (Fall […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Navajo Technical University (formerly Crownpoint Institute of Technology) Address: PO Box 849, Crownpoint, NM 87313 Phone: (505) 786-4100Website: www.navajotech.edu Location(s): Crownpoint, New MexicoEstablished: 1979 Chartering Tribe(s): Navajo NationPresident: Elmer GuyLand Grant College: Yes Bachelor’s degree programs Information Technology Associate degree programs Accounting Administrative Office Specialist Public Administration Computer Aided Drafting Information Technology Technician Early Childhood […]

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May 10, 2016

Little Priest Tribal College Address: 601 East College Drive, PO Box 270, Winnebago, NE 68071 Phone: (402) 878-2380Website: www.littlepriest.edu Location: Winnebago, NebraskaEstablished: 1996 Chartering Tribe: Winnebago Tribe of NebraskaPresident: Johnny D. JonesLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 114 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 73, Part-time: 41 Associate degree programs Indigenous Studies Business Computer Information Systems Early Childhood Education […]

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May 10, 2016

Little Big Horn College Address: PO Box 370, 8645 South Weaver Drive, Crow Agency, MT 59022 Phone: (406) 638-3100Website: www.lbhc.edu Location: Crow Indian Reservation in south central Montana.Established: 1980 Chartering Tribe: Crow Tribe of MontanaPresident: David Yarlott, Jr.Land Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 348 (Fall 2010) – Full-time: 217, Part-time: 131 Associate degree programs Agriculture: Livestock […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Leech Lake Tribal College Address: 6945 Little Wolf Lake Road NW, Cass Lake, MN 56633 Phone: (218) 335-4200Website: www.lltc.edu Location: On the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in north central Minnesota, three miles northwest of the town of Cass Lake.Established: 1990 Chartering Tribe: Leech Lake Band of OjibwePresident: Donald DayLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 219 (Fall […]

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May 10, 2016

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Address: 13466 West Trepania Rd., Hayward, WI 54843 Phone: (715) 634-4790 Toll Free: 1-888-526-6221Website: www.lco.edu Locations: Main campus in Hayward and four outreach sites at Odanah, Bayfield, Hertel, and Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.Established: 1982 Chartering Tribe: Lac Courte OreillesPresident: Diane VertinLand Grant College: Yes Associate degree programs Agricultural & […]

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May 10, 2016

Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Address: 111 Beartown Rd., P.O. Box 519, Baraga, MI 49908 Phone: (906) 353-4640Website: www.kbocc.edu Location: Baraga, MichiganEstablished: 1975 Chartering Tribe(s): Keweenaw Bay Indian CommunityPresident: Debra J. ParrishLand Grant College: No Enrollment: 89 (Fall 2014) Associate degree programs Business Administration Early Childhood Education Environmental Science General Education Liberal Studies Native American […]

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May 10, 2016

Institute of American Indian Arts Address: 83 Avan Nu Po Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87508 Phone: (505) 424-2300Website: www.iaia.edu Location: Santa Fe, New MexicoEstablished: 1962 Chartering Tribe: None, Executive Order of President John F. KennedyPresident: Robert MartinLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 531 (Fall 2014) Master’s degree programs Creative Writing Bachelor’s degree programs Cinematic Arts and […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Ilisagvik College Address: 100 Stevenson St., P.O. Box 749, Barrow, AK 99723 Phone: (907) 852-3333Toll Free: 1-800-478-7337Website: www.ilisagvik.edu Location: Barrow, AlaskaEstablished: 1996 Chartering Tribes: North Slope Borough (Inupiat)President: Pearl BrowerLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 243 (Fall 2014) Associate degree programs Accounting Allied Health Business and Management Construction Technology Emergency Services Indigenous Early Learning Iñupiaq Studies […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Haskell Indian Nations University Address: 155 Indian Ave., PO Box 5030, Lawrence, KS 66046-4800 Phone: (785) 749-8404Website: www.haskell.edu Location: Lawrence, KansasEstablished: 1884 Chartering Tribe: None, Bureau of Indian EducationPresident: Venida ChenaultLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 831 (Fall 2014) Bachelor’s degree programs American Indian Studies Business Administration Elementary Education Environmental Science Associate degree programs Art Community Health […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Fort Peck Community College Address: PO Box 398, Poplar, MT 59255 Phone: (406) 768-6300Website: www.fpcc.edu Locations: Northeastern Montana on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. The main campus is in Poplar with a satellite in Wolf Point.Established: 1978 Chartering Tribes: Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux TribesPresident: Haven GourneauLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 348 (Fall 2014) Associate degree […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (formerly Fort Berthold Community College) Address: 220 8th Avenue North, PO Box 490, New Town, ND 58763 Phone: (701) 627-4738Website: www.fortbertholdcc.edu Locations: New Town, North Dakota, with branches in Mandaree and White ShieldEstablished: 1973 Chartering Tribe(s): Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold ReservationPresident: Twyla Baker-DemarayLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 152 (Fall […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Address: 2101 14th St., Cloquet, MN 55720 Phone: (218) 879-0800Toll Free: 1-800-657-3712Website: www.fdltcc.edu Locations: Cloquet, MN, with an additional satellite campus in Red Lake, MNEstablished: 1987 Chartering Tribe: Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior ChippewaPresident: Larry AndersonLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 1,047 (Fall 2014) Associate degree programs […]

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May 10, 2016

Diné College (formerly Navajo Community College) Address: P.O. Box 126, Tsaile, AZ 86556 Email: info@dinecollege.edu Phone: (928) 724-6600Toll Free:  1-877-988-3463Website: www.dinecollege.edu Locations: Main campus in Tsaile, Arizona, plus seven community-based campuses throughout Arizona and New Mexico.Established: 1968 Chartering Tribe: Navajo NationInterim President: Dr. Martin M. AhumadaLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 1,360 (Fall 2014) Bachelor’s degree […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Comanche Nation College Address: 1608 SW 9th St., Lawton, OK 73501 Phone: (580) 591-0203Website: www.cnc.cc.ok.us Location: Lawton, OklahomaEstablished: 2002 Chartering Tribe: Comanche NationPresident: Robbie Wahnee, Ph.D.Land Grant College: No Enrollment: 76 (Fall 2015) Associate degree programs American Indian Studies Humanities Natural Science Practical Nursing The Comanche Nation College (CNC) in Lawton, Oklahoma was established as […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

College of the Muscogee Nation Address: 1200 Highway Loop 56, P.O. Box 917, Okmulgee, OK 74447 Phone: (918) 549-2800Website: www.mvsktc.org Location: Okmulgee, OklahomaEstablished: 2004 Chartering Tribe: Muscogee NationPresident: Robert BibleLand Grant College: No Enrollment: 189 (Fall 2014) Associate degree programs Gaming Native American Studies Police Science Tribal Services Non-degree programs/Certificates Gaming Mvskoke Language Studies The […]

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May 10, 2016

College of Menominee Nation Address: N172 Hwy. 47/55, P.O. Box 1179, Keshena, WI 54135 Phone: (715) 799-5600 or 1-800-567-2344Website: www.menominee.edu Locations: Keshena and Green Bay, WIEstablished: 1993 Chartering Tribe: MenomineePresident: Verna FowlerLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 560 (Fall 201) Bachelor’s degree programs Business Administration Elementary Education/ Early Childhood Public Administration Associate degree programs Accounting Biological […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Chief Dull Knife College Address: P.O. Box 98, Lame Deer, MT 59043 Phone: (406) 477-6215Website: www.cdkc.edu Location: In the community of Lame Deer, on the 445,000-acre Northern Cheyenne Reservation in southeastern Montana.Established: 1975 Chartering Tribe: Northern CheyennePresident: Richard LittlebearLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: 197 (Fall 2014) Associate degree programs Administrative Assistant Business Management General Studies […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 10, 2016

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Address: P.O. Box 269, Fort Totten, ND 58335 Email: info@littlehoop.edu Phone: (701) 766-4415 Toll Free: 1-888-783-1463Website: www.littlehoop.edu Location: Fort Totten, NDEstablished: 1974 Chartering Tribe(s): Spirit Lake Dakota NationPresident: Cynthia LindquistLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment:  185 (Fall 2014) Associate degree programs Automotive Technology Business Administration/Accounting Computer Applications Construction Management Dakota Studies Early […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 9, 2016

Blackfeet Community College Address: P.O. Box 819, Browning, MT 59417 Phone:(406) 338-7755Website: www.bfcc.edu Location: Browning, MontanaEstablished: 1974 Chartering Tribe: BlackfeetPresident: Billie Jo KippLand Grant College: Yes Enrollment: (Fall 2014) 475 Associate degree programs Addiction Studies Behavioral Health Business Administration Community Health Computer Information Science Computer Science Information Systems Construction Technology Criminal Justice Early Childhood Elementary […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 9, 2016

Bay Mills Community College Address: 12214 West Lakeshore Drive, Brimley, MI 49715 Phone: (906) 248-3354Website: www.bmcc.eduLocations: On the southeastern shore of Lake Superior, within the Bay Mills Indian Community (BMIC) in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Due to the rural setting, BMCC students often must drive as far as 100 miles round trip daily to attend classes. […]

American Indian Tribal Colleges
May 9, 2016

Ainiiih Nakoda College was established in 1984 at Harlem, Montana. Located  on the Fort Belknap reservation in north-central Montana, where towns are few and far between,  the distant reservation communities of Browning to the west and Poplar to the east are the closest towns.

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