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  • Fill a gap in American Indian Studies;
  • Development of multicultural scholars across disciplines; 
  • Develop relevant curriculum and practicum experiences (mentorship), and teaching methodologies that will enable the translation of the Washington University curriculum into a useful product for Native scholars;
  • The provision of accessible scholarly research, professional consultation, and technical assistance in community, policy and program development and planning;
  • Ethics - Protection of traditional knowledge within context of academic advancement of knowledge – a consultative committee that provides the “how-to” knowledge of ways to accomplish this.