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Partners

The Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies has relationships with many Native American partners to include schools, organizations, associations, government offices and historic sites.  Click below to be taken to their web sites.

  • American Indian Graduate Center.  Provides fellowships and loans for service to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students.
  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium. In conjunction with the American Indian Graduate Center, provides graduate level scholarships to American Indians.
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs.  Indian Affairs (IA) is the oldest bureau of the United States Department of the Interior. IA currently provides services to approximately 1.7 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • Bureau of Indian Education.  A division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education is devoted to the education of the American Indian.
  • Cahokia Mounds.  A World Heritage Site and National Historic Landmark located in Cahokia, IL, and once a thriving ancient metropolis of the Cahokia subtribe of the Illiniwek.
  • College/Graduate Horizons.  A pre-college workshop for Native American students providing help in college selection, application processes and obtaining financial aid/scholarships.  Graduate Horizons is a mirror program of College Horizons. This four-day course concentrates on graduate level disciplines; also providing aid in college selection, the application process and financial aid.
  • Diversity Awareness Partnership. A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the St. Louis region around issues of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • Haskell Indian Nations University.  Opened in 1884 in Lawrence, KS, Haskell continues today to offer innovative curricula oriented toward American Indian and Alaska Native cultures.
  • Indian Country Today.  Indian Country Today Media Network provides Native American news and information offering superb online services in the areas of education, business, and events.
  • Indianz.Com. Online resource for American Indian and Native American news, information, and entertainment.
  • Missouri History Museum.  Preserves St. Louis and Missouri history through exhibitions, programs, research , publications, archives and permanent collections.
  • National Congress of American Indians.  Founded in 1944, this national tribal government organization serves to secure for American Indians entitled rights and benefits and to promote the common welfare of the American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • National Indian Child Welfare Association.  NICWA, a private, non-profit, membership organization based in Portland, OR, is a national voice for American Indian children and families focused specifically on the tribal capacity to prevent child abuse and neglect.
  • National Indian Education Association.  NIEA is a membership-based organization committed to increasing educational opportunities and resources for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students while protecting cultural and linguistic traditions.
  • Native Nations Institute.  NNI's mission is to assist in the building of capable Native nations that can effectively pursue and ultimately realize their own political, economic, and community development objectives.
  • Native News Online.net. An online resource for American Indian and Native American news, information, and entertainment.
  • Red Earth. Red Earth, Inc. promotes the rich traditions of American Indian arts and cultures through education, a premier festival, a museum and fine art markets.
  • The Saint Louis Art Museum. The museum collects, presents, interprets, and conserves works of art of the highest quality across time and cultures; educates, inspires discovery, and elevates the human spirit; and preserves a legacy of artistic achievement for the people of St. Louis and the world.
  • Udall Scholarship.  The Morris K. Udall Foundation is dedicated to education through studies in Native American health and tribal policy and awards scholarships and internships to qualified Native Americans.