Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) responsibility is the administration and management of 55.7 million acres of land held in trust by the United States for American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives. There are 562 federal recognized tribal governments in the United States. Developing forestlands, leasing assets on these lands, directing agricultural programs, protecting water and land rights, developing and maintaining infrastructure and economic development are all part of the agency's responsibility. In addition, the Bureau of Indian Affairs provides education services to approximately 48,000 Indian students.
Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Indian Education Programs
The Office of Indian Education Programs is a service organization devoted to providing quality education opportunities for American Indian people. Established in the latter part of the nineteenth century to carry out the federal government’s education commitment to Indian tribes, it has become the only national education system for American Indian children and adults.
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)
The NCAI was founded in 1944 in response to termination and assimilation policies that the United States forced upon the tribal governments in contradiction of their treaty rights and status as sovereigns. NCAI stressed the need for unity and cooperation among tribal governments for the protection of their treaty and sovereign rights. Since 1944, the National Congress of American Indians has been working to inform the public and Congress on the governmental rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Office of Indian Education
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.
National Indian Education Association
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.
Utah Division of Indian Affairs
The Utah Division of Indian Affairs (UDIA) develops programs and services, provide alternatives, and implement solutions that will allow Indian citizens an opportunity to share in the progress of the state of Utah.
Forum on Indian Education
Guides, Maps, and Charts
History Lessons, Books and Videos
506 Form: Title VII Student Eligibility Certification
American Indian Tribal College
American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund awards scholarship to tribal college students.
The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)
The AIHEC was founded in 1972 by the presidents of the nation’s first six Tribal Colleges, as an informal collaboration among member colleges. Today, AIHEC has grown to represent 34 colleges in the United States and one Canadian institution. Unlike most professional associations, it is governed jointly by each member institution.
Tribal Colleges and Universities
View a map of Tribal Colleges and Universities locations as well as view each college and universities address and contact information.
Tribal College Journal
A culture-based publication addressing subjects important to the future of American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Tribal College Journal features both journalistic and scholarly articles.
Indian Country Today
Since 1981, Indian Country Today has been a persuasive voice in American Indian journalism, leading the way with accurate and timely reporting, incisive analysis and pointed commentary. Indian Country Today publishes more original journalistic content on American Indian issues than any other news source.
Falmouth Institute Online
For more than 20 years, the Institute has been assisting Indian tribes, tribal organizations and government agencies to meet the complex challenges of Indian Country.
A bi-monthly publication on the arts and events among the indigenous peoples of the Western hemisphere.
AIROS Native Radio Network providing you with authentic Native American music, news, entertainment, interviews and discussions of the current issues in Indian Country and the world. AIROS is an international distributor of Native American programming through the Public Radio Satellite System.
On Sunday mornings KRCL has two programs, Native America Calling 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. and Living the Circle of Life 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., that play traditional and contemporary American Indian music and provide community announcements.
Established as a Navajo Nation Enterprise in 1985, KTNN is a commercial station that provides information and entertainment to the largest Native American Tribe in the United States. Our first broadcast was in February 1986. At that time former-President George H. Bush addressed the Navajo People and stated, the Navajo Nation has received the last granted 50,000 watt license, KTNN AM-660.
Native America Calling
Native America Calling is a live call-in program, linking public radio stations, the Internet and listeners together into a thought-provoking national conversation about issues specific to Native communities. Each program engages noted guests and experts with callers throughout the United States and is designed to improve the quality of life for Native Americans. Native America Calling is heard on more than 30 stations in the United States and in Canada by more than 37,000 listeners each week.