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  • Resource Database / Education and Youth Resources / Academic Organizations

    Resources: 27 listings
    Name and Description Nation Location
    51st International Congress of Americanists
      America - South
    Santiago, Chile -- July 14 - 18, 2003
    "Rethinking the Americas at the threshold of the 21st century" + "Repensando las Américas los umbrales del siglo XXI" + Repensando as Américas nos umbrals do século XXI"
    The organizers and the sponsors extend a cordial invitation to participate in this academic event to be hosted by the University of Chile, one of the oldest American universities. + Los Organizadores extienden la más cordial invitación a participar en este evento académico a celebrarse en la Universidad de Chile, una de las más antiguas universidades americanas. + Os Organizadores dirigem a vocês o mais cordial convite a fim de participarem neste evento acadêmico a se realizar na Universidad de Chile, uma das mais antigas universidades americanas.
    AIM Motivational Seminars
      US - Southwest
    Serves Native American organizations and communities with seminars, workshops, retreats, and special training programs for Native American youth and adults, presented by Native American facilitators.
    More sites on www.aimseminars.com
    Athabasca University
      Canada - Western
    Athabasca University delivers distance education to students around the world. We are an open university with a wide range of excellent courses and programs. We offer you flexibility in your studies to suit your schedule. Learn more About AU.
    More sites on www.athabascau.ca
    Beta Sigma Epsilon - Native American Fraternity
    Navajo US - Southwest
    The Fraternal Order of Beta Sigma Epsilon has been created to serve the Native American community through the multifaceted development of young men. Members will strive for excellence in brotherhood, academia, profession, community service, and cultural awareness, through the earnest study and practice of leadership, unity, prudence, determination, and truth.
    Consortium for Alaska Native Higher Education
      US - Alaska
    Alaska Native tribes This consortium of Alaska Native non-profits and other interested organizations (CANHE) was founded in 1997 to form a network of tribally controlled community colleges in Alaska. The central goal is to improve the higher education attainment of Alaska Natives and to provide services to the new tribal colleges. The Consortium has regular quarterly meetings fostering collaboration and seeking funding for group projects. The consortium is presently gathering data on Alaska Native eduction attainment to compile a web accessable databank of this information.
    More sites on www.ankn.uaf.edu
    Consortium for Alaska Native Higher Education
      US - Alaska
    CANHE is a consortium for Alaska Native nonprofit organizations dedicated to creation of tribally controlled post secondary colleges in Alaska. In existance since 1997, CANHE has acted as a forum and support organization for Alaska Native higher education. Other data on CANHE can be reached at http://alaskarivertracks.com/CANHE/
    More sites on www.ankn.uaf.edu
    Etnopedagogia Italia
      Europe & Russia
    Italian site on Ethnoeducational approach.
    First Nations Adult and Higher Education Consortium
      Canada - Western
    The official founding meeting of the First Nations Adult and Higher Education Consortium (FNAHEC) was hosted at Red Crow Community College on October 03, 1997. The purpose of FNAHEC is to provide quality adult and higher education, controlled entirely by people of the First Nations. Any First Nation institution of adult or post-secondary education can apply to become a member of FNAHEC. With membership comes skillful assistance in establishing programs of education that meet the needs of the First Nation peoples.
      United States
    GreatSchools.net is the nation's leading online guide to K-12 schools. Published by GreatSchools, Inc., a California nonprofit organization, GreatSchools.net provides parents with the information they need to choose schools, support their children's education and improve schools in their communities.
    Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers
    Purposes: To foster pure and applied geographic research and geographic education that involves the indigenous peoples of the world, past and present. To encourage approaches to research and teaching that empower indigenous peoples, and to help build relationships of mutual trust between communities of indigenous peoples and academic geographers.
    Indigenous Research Center of the Americas (IRCA)
    The Indigenous Research Center of the Americas (IRCA) was founded in 1994 as an affiliated center of the Department of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis. The website is open to indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists from the Americas and the world and, as in the case of IRCA itself, it is intended to be a forum of debates, opinions, information and reflections on the situation of the Indigenous Peoples/Native Americans and their struggle for achieving higher levels of autonomy and securing a future of sovereignty and self-determination.
    Institute of Indigenous Government
      Canada - Western
    More sites on www.indigenous.bc.ca
    Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre - Dauphin Office
    Our mission is to improve the quality and standards of education for First Nations students. View the list of schools, goals, calendar of events, staff and photos.
    National Indian Education Association
      United States
    The mission of the National Indian Education Association is to support traditional Native cultures and values, to enable Native learners to become contributing members of their communities, to promote Native control of educational institutions, and to improve educational opportunities and resources for American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians throughout the United States.
    National Indian School Board Association
    NISBA'S mission is to support the mission of the Office of Indian Education Programs to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with the Tribe's needs for cultural and economic well-being in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities.
    More sites on www.skc.edu
    Native American Community Education Center
      US - Northwest
    We are a Native American Education resource. We have an afterschool Program in our Lakeport Center location. We also have several Education Liaisons in the county school districts to tutor and mentor our at risk kids. We are listed as a site to administer CPT test for the Yuba College District. This ties in with our college preparation for our community members.
    Native American Cultural Society (NACS) ~ University of Connecticut
      US - Northeast
    More sites on members.tripod.com
    Native American Student Association - U of Michigan
      US - Central
    More sites on www.umich.edu
    North American Native Fastpitch Association
      United States
    This is a fastpitch softball site for Native Americans from the US & Canada. tournaments are held annualy by the Native American teams in the US or Canada.
    Northern Plains Indian Law Center
      US - Central
    University of North Dakota Law School
    More sites on www.law.und.nodak.edu
    Office of Indian Education
      United States
    The mission of the Office of Indian Education is to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state standards as all students.
    Kuna America - Central
    Juventud Sichagui
    South Dakota State University Native American Club homepage
    This site is the website of the South Dakota State University Native American Club. It contains links to photos of our 1998 and 1999 powwows. It also contains a listing of our upcoming events as well as electronic versions of our powwow viewer's guide.
    Stanford American Indian Organization
      US - Southwest
    The Native American Institute at The university of Northern Colorado
      US - West
    The Native American Institute is designed to provide the knowledge, skills, and experience to understand social issues germane to Native Americans and, in particular, to Hopi and Navajo peoples.
    UNM Student Chapter of the American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers
      US - Southwest
    The American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers (AICAE) is a national non-profit organization aimed at promoting Native American professional in design professions including Architecture, Planning, Engineering, Interior Design, Drafting, and Construction Management, to name a few. The University of New Mexico student chapter is one of two student charters of AICAE.
    USU Native American Student Council
      US - West
    Information about the Native American Student Council at Utah State University, plus hundreds of links for Native American History, Culture, Education, Biography, Native Events, and others in relation to Natives people of North, central and South America.

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