Canku Ota
(Many Paths)
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NATIVE AMERICA - EDUCATION:
Programs
Scholarships
Schools
Schools
Akwesasne Freedom School
The Akwesasne Freedom School is located on the Kanienkahaka (Mohawk) Territory of Akwesasne. The school is dedicated to the preservation of Mohawk language and culture. The school houses approximately 65 students and 12 staff members. The Akwesasne Freedom School has been in existance for twenty years, and has recently begun year round schooling. The curriculum is based on the Ohenton kariwatekwa, which gives thanks to all of life forces. The school is a Mohawk immersion school, and teaches all subjects in the Mohawk Language. The teaching methods are far different from mainstream schools in that it utilizes many activities geared toward hands-on experience. The children learn from experiencing the subject they are being taught.
http://www.potsdam.edu/EDUC/Akwesasn/AFS.html
All Tribes American Indian Charter School
The Mission of the All Tribes American Indian Charter School is: To meet the academic, social, cultural and developmental needs of the Native American students, and all students, in an environment that respects the integrity of the individual student and diverse cultures and knowledge. Additionally, to create educational partnerships among teachers, students, parents, tribal elders and the wider community which includes individuals, businesses, institutions and cultural organizations.
http://www.alltribescharter.com/
American Indian College Fund
Based in Denver, with offices in New York City, the nonprofit College Fund was created in 1989 to raise private support for scholarships, endowments and public awareness for Native higher education. In 1999 alone, the Fund has raised more than $33 million on behalf of the 30 tribal colleges it was founded to support.
http://www.collegefund.org/
American Indian Institute
The American Indian Institute was established at the University of Oklahoma in 1951 as a non-profit Indian service, training and research organization. The American Indian Institute is a department within the College of Continuing Education at the University of Oklahoma.
http://www.occe.ou.edu/aii/
American Indian Studies Program Index, University of South Dakota
Located in the heart of Indian Country, the University of South Dakota's American Indian Studies Program is an interdisciplinary curriculum of coursework in Anthropology, Art History, Criminal Justice, Education, English, History, Lakota Language, pre-law, pre-medicine, American Indian Thought, Philosophy, Political Science, Siouan Tribal Culture, and Sociology.
http://www.usd.edu/iais/indianstudies/index.html
Aqsarniit Middle School
Welcome to Aqsarniit Middle School, the newest school in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut,Canada's newest territory.
http://pooka.nunanet.com/~aqsarnit/

Welcome to BestColleges.com!
Choosing a college can affect significant aspects of your life – it can influence what you major in, the connections you make, where you end up living and your future career. Needless to say, choosing a college could be one of the most important life decisions you will make.

http://www.bestcolleges.com

Canadian Student Awards and Funds
This Canadian web site gives you immediate access to our database of thousands of , bursaries, fellowships, grants and other financial awards. Whether you are about to enter your first year of post-secondary education or are already enrolled in a university or college program, studentawards.com can help you find the money to finance your education.

http://www.studentawards.com/
Chadron State College
http://www.csc.edu/
Chief Dull Knife College
Welcome to Dull Knife Memorial College's homepage. We are located on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Southeastern Montana. Our college is named after Chief Dull Knife, also known as Chief Morning Star. Chief Dull Knife, under great odds, and with great courage led his band of Northern Cheyenne to our homeland. He and his people were under heavy fire, and under great odds, as they made their way back. Dull Knife Memorial College serves the reservation and surrounding communities. We offer Associate in Arts and Associate in Applied Science degrees as well as Certificate programs.
http://www.montana.edu/~wwwai/DKMC.html
Classroom in the Sugarbush
As you prepare for your visit, here are some ways you and your students can use our web site to learn about maple sugaring:

http://www.goshen.edu/merrylea/sugar/MAPLE.HTM
Dalhousie Regional High School Guidance Center Online
Welcome to DALHOUSIE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL'S Online Guidance Centre. We hope that students, parents, counsellors and teachers will find this resource helpful in accessing the latest in university, college and career information.
http://schools.brunnet.net/drhsguidance/guidance.htm
Dance of the Salmon, an Indian Summer Project
I have been working for the last few years with a project called Dance of the Salmon. This project was originally undertaken by students and teachers at the Sho-Ban Jr/Sr High School, in Fort Hall, Idaho. The project involved a historic and scientific look at the nearby native populations of Salmon, and their habitats.
http://pw1.netcom.com/~t-rex/FishLogger.html
Diné College
Diné College (formerly Navajo Community College) was established in 1968 as the first tribally-controlled college in the United States.
http://www.dinecollege.edu/
Harvard University Native American Program
In the Spirit of our people, a warm welcome to all!
Native Americans are part of the history and heritage of Harvard University. Harvard's Charter of 1650 states as a goal the education of "English and Indian youth" of this country.
http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/hunap/
Haskell Indian Nations University
http://www.haskell.edu/
Hopi Junior/Senior High School
It is the sincere belief of Hopi Junior/Senior High School that all children can learn. Students shall be provided the educational opportunity to participate in their education and to reach their maximum potential. We recognize the diversity of Native American culture and traditions and will affirm this diversity whenever and wherever possible. The school shall instill a desire for students to attend school daily, increase parent and community involvement, and create a positive environment for learning. It is the sincere belief that graduates of Hopi Junior/Senior High School will become self-supporting, contributing members of society.
http://www.hjshs.k12.az.us/
Humboldt-ITEPP
The Indian Teacher and Educational Personnel Program (ITEPP) is an academic* program at Humboldt State University for American Indian students wishing to pursue careers in education, counseling, social work, or tribal government service.
http://www.humboldt.edu/~hsuitepp
Institute of American Indian Arts
The Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development (IAIA) is dedicated to the study, creative application, preservation and care of Indian Arts and Culture.
http://www.iaiancad.org/
Inuksuk High School
Inuksuk High School is a Grade 8-12 school with an enrollment of approximately 400 students. It is located in the centre of Iqaluit which is the capital of Nunavut, Canada's newest territory.
http://pooka.nunanet.com/~inuksuk/
Joamie School
Joamie School is located in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut,  Canada's newestTerritory. Not enough is understood about the north; what languages are spoken,the cost of living, the environment, the cultures, the impact of living in a newly created territory .. we thought it useful to use our page to help educate the rest of the world about us.
http://www.nunanet.com/~joamie/
Keewaytinook Internet High School - Welcome to Guests
Keewaytinook Internet High School has been created for Aboriginal youth who live in small isolated First Nation communities in Ontario. Traditionally, students in such circumstances must leave home to attend high school. For those who prefer to remain at home with their extended family, and yet want a high school education, KiHS is a welcome development.
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) is the first Ontario school to offer accredited secondary school courses using the Internet as a mode of program delivery.
http://kihs.knet.ca/welcome.html
Little Big Horn Community College
Little Big Horn College is a public two year community college chartered by the Crow Tribe of Indians. The college is located in the town of Crow Agency, Montana (ASHKUALE), the capital of the Crow Indian Reservation in south central Montana.
http://main.lbhc.cc.mt.us/
Little Buffalo Crafts
An American Indian Student Enterprise
http://www.osseo.k12.mn.us/special/curriculum/internet/ie/
Welcome to the LKSD Online Materials Catalog!
This catalog is a compilation of many of the books and educational materials available within the Lower Kuskokwim School District's Curriculum Bilingual Department. This is our first edition of the Online version of the Catalog and more items will be added throughout the year.
http://www.lksd.org/catalog/index.html
Lummi Tribal School
http://www.4directions.org/resources/contributions/school/cache.pl.32.html
Native American Program at Dartmouth College
The Native American Program (NAP), a program of the Dean of the College area, provides student support services to Native students at Dartmouth. Its director, Michael Hanitchak works full time to help ensure that the best education available is gained by native students. Michael is himself a Dartmouth alum and was a student when the NAP was in its first years. Michael works with students, administrators, campus-wide faculty and other programs to insure the success of Native American students throughout their time here.
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~nap/
Northern Cheyenne Tribal Schools
The Northern Cheyenne Tribal Schools (NCTS) recognizes and nurtures the individual talents and capabilities of all students so that their full potential will be realized. Education for gifted and talented students encompasses a variety of approaches designed to meet individual differences and needs. Emphasis is on enhancing the regular curriculum to meet individual needs as well as extended opportunities and service opportunities outside the regular curriculum. Gifted and talented students have potential or demonstrated talents in one or more of the following areas: general interest, specific academic ability, leadership, creativity and performing/visual arts.
http://www.ncts.bia.edu/
Northern Plains Indian Law Center
The School of Law, in consultation with area tribes and Indian leaders, has established the Northern Plains Indian Law Center. The Center's purposes are to assist tribal governments in addressing legal issues affecting tribal lands and members, and to promote diversity within the legal profession by increasing recruitment and retention of American Indian law students.
http://www.law.und.nodak.edu/NPILC/home.html
Northwest Indian College
Welcome to the Northwest Indian College . Northwest Indian College is committed to the belief that self-awareness is the foundation necessary to achieve confidence, esteem and a true sense of pride; to build a career; to create a "self-sufficient" life-style; and to promote life-long learning. It is also committed to a belief that a self-awareness program must include a study of Native American culture, values, and history.
http://www.nwic.edu/
Oglala Lakota College
To establish and to operate post-secondary institutions on the reservation granting certificates and degrees. This misssion includes a diverse range of education from community service offerings.
In carrying out the mission the Oglala Lakota College Board of Trustees stresses Lakota Culture and Tribal self-determination. The College prepares students to understand the larger society as well as the customs and beliefs of the Lakota people. Working towards these ends, the College has defined as its purposes:

http://www.olc.edu/
Onondaga Nation School
The Onondaga Nation School began as the Onondaga Indian School circa 1850. Under an agreement with New York State, the school began in a one room schoolhouse on Kennedy Road on the far eastern boarder of the Nation. In 1910, the school relocated to a two story house on the present site on route 11A. The school accommodated students Kindergarden through Grade Six.
http://www.onondaganationschool.org/index.htm
Palomar College
Palomar College is a public two- year community college. Founded in 1946, it is one of 107 colleges in the California Community Colleges system.
http://www.palomar.edu/
Red Cloud School and Heritage Center
http://www.basec.net/~rcheritage/
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
The mission of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, a tribally-controlled community college, is to empower learners to realize their educational objectives. Reflecting the unique culture of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Community, the college provides higher education opportunities and strives for educational excellence.
http://www.sagchip.org/tribalcollege/
Salish Kootenai College
SKC is a Tribal College serving American Indian People located on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Western Montana.
http://www.skc.edu/
Seven Generations Educational Institute
In 1985 the bands of the Rainy Lake Tribal Area formed the Rainy Lake Ojibway Education Authority. This union was formed because of the desire to maintain traditional cultural and linguistic values and to improve community interactions along with their economic and social status
http://www.7generations.org/
Shiprock Senior High School
Hello, welcome to the Shiprock High School web page. Shiprock High is located in Northwest New Mexico, approximately 25 miles southeast of the Four Corners.
http://bird.kchs.k12.nm.us/ship/shshome.htm
St. Joseph's Indian School
St. Joseph's Indian School (Chamberlain, South Dakota) has been serving as a "home away from home" for Lakota (Sioux) children since 1927. The school is a privately-funded and accredited residential facility that gives needy children a safe and productive place to live and learn. We have over 200 students in our "Tiyospaye" or "extended family", and unfortunately, just as many on our school's waiting list.
http://www.stjo.org/
St. Michael Indian School
St. Michael Indian School (SMIS) is located on the Navajo Indian Reservation in northeastern Arizona.
http://www.rc.net/gallup/stmichael/
United States Military Academy
"To educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country; professional growth throughout a career as an officer in the United States Army; and a lifetime of selfless service to the nation."
http://www.usma.edu/
United Tribes Technical College
United Tribes Technical College has been serving the academic, social, and cultural needs of American Indians since 1969. Located on a 105 acre campus in Bismarck, North Dakota, United Tribes Technical College is dedicated to providing a comprehensive education and helping it's students attain self-sufficiency and an improved quality of life.
http://www.unitedtribestech.com/
University of Alberta
Where can you find the University of Alberta? Our address finds us in the center of the vibrant city of Edmonton, in the prosperous province of Alberta, on the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River.
http://www.ualberta.ca/
University of California, Irvine - Center for Educational Partnerships
The Center's mission is to stimulate and advance cooperative educational relationships among UCI and California schools and colleges. Through established programs and community outreach it seeks to foster community links to improve the preparation of all students, particularly those from underserved groups, for success in higher education.
http://www.cfep.uci.edu/
Verde Valley School
Verde Valley School educates students for college and for life by encouraging them to become intellectually curious, academically accomplished and creatively expressive. The program fosters intercultural understanding and world citizenship, environmental stewardship, the value of physical labor and service to humanity with a willing spirit.
http://www.verdevalleyschool.org/
Welcome to SKC!
The Mission of Salish Kootenai College (SKC) is to provide quality post-secondary educational opportunities for Native Americans locally and from throughout the United States.
http://www.skc.edu/
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