The mission of Haskell’s American Indian Studies Program is to prepare American Indian/Alaskan Native students for positions of leadership in the development of tribal communities and in the preservation of sovereignty and self-determination for American Indian/Alaska Native peoples.
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The program’s goals are: 1) to develop individual leadership that will be able to support intellectual development, create positive change, function in complex environments, and help to define and shape the future of American Indians and Alaska Natives and their communities; 2) to provide education for the development of qualified leaders, planners, and administrators for tribal or public schools serving Indian children, and other organizations, colleges, institutions or government agencies concerned with the education of Indian people; 3) to provide high-level training for managers qualified to develop and administer specialized programs in education that would better serve the unique needs of exceptional Indian children; and 4) to provide training in educational research and evaluation in Indian education with an emphasis on community development and policy analysis.
The mission of SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) is to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for research careers and science teaching professions at all levels.
NAES College was established in Chicago in l974 to strengthen the leadership of Native communities and to ensure that tribal knowledge, traditions and values play a major role in the higher education of Native students. NAES College is the only independent, American Indian owned and controlled college in the country.