Education and Culture Summary

Moderated by Patrick Simms
Summary prepared by studen scribes and Jessie Conaway


Challenge:
Getting students to the university and supporting them once they get there.

Partial solution:
filling the American Indian recruiter in the admissions office.

Challenge:
Establishing a transfer program from tribal colleges to the University.

Partial solution:
Mentorships, stronger relationships between the two.

Challenge:
Stressing the importance of cultural literacy.

Partial solution:
"elder in residence" for youth programs to explain why they are doing what they are doing.

Future collaborations:
Getting the higher administration of the university to local community meetings to hear the issues from those experiencing them.

Incarceration and justice: