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The University of Minnesota is a great place on a great lake! There are numerous programs available to you as an American Indian Student that will make your time at UMD enjoyable as well as encouraging. Duluth also has many areas of interests as well as miles of lakeshore to explore. Please feel free to visit any of our departments or programs while you are on campus. Again, welcome to UMD!


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American Indian Science & Engineering Society

AISES promotes excellence, leadership and opportunities in education & professional development for American Indians and Alaska Natives. AISES enriches the fields of science & engineering with Native traditions and strengthen communities with knowledge, resources and innovation.

Anishinaabe Student Organization

This student run group provides opportunities to become involved in academically oriented & social service activities. The Spring Powwow provides socialization and learning experiences for all students.


UBVQ is an early intervention, college preparation program working with students in grades 8 - 12 in the Duluth and Minneapolis Public Schools.


The University of Minnesota - Duluth and Twin Cities created the Bridges & Pathways programs to increase the number of American Indian/Alaska Native scientists.

"Moving Towards Knowledge Together"
Center for Indigenous Knowledge Revitalization

Programs Include:
Gekinoo'imaagejig-The Ones Who Teach
Maawanji'idiwag-They Come Together
Tribal Cohort 3-Master of Education
Tribal Cohort 4-Mille Lacs
Tribal Special Education Licensure-Fall 2008





AMERICAN INDIAN LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER The American Indian Learning Resource Center (AILRC) at the University of Minnesota Duluth provides services and activities to help American Indian and Alaska Native students succeed at UMD. The student advisors provide academic, financial, and individual support.

CENTER OF AMERICAN INDIAN & MINORITY HEALTH Center of American Indian and Minority Health (CAIMH) s provides support for American Indian/underrepresented minority students who are pursuing or possess an interest in health careers. Offers on- and off-campus enrichment programming designed to boost interest and knowledge-base concerning American Indian health.

AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES American Indian studies offers coursework to promote understanding of tribal cultures. Its curriculum studies traditional cultural values, tribal language, tribal social structures as well as social and intellectual relations. It also sponsors the Anishinaabe Student Organization.

AMERICAN INDIAN PROJECTS American Indian Projects, Department of Social Work, University of Minnesota Duluth enhances the contemporary social work skills of American Indian students while providing an opportunity to participate in cultural activities to enhance cultural knowledge.