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Athabascan RavenInterior Athabascan Tribal College

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

The Interior Athabascan Tribal College is established to meet the cultural, linguistic, and educational needs of the Athabascan Tribes of Interior Alaska. The philosophy of the college shall be that its students be educated through an integration of both academic requirements and cultural influences to assure responsible commitments to their future goals, careers, cultural preservation, and enrichment.

Student services shall be an integral aspect of individual education that will enhance emotional and physical development within the college and ultimately provide the student with the qualifications to succeed.

The Athabascan Tribes of the Interior seek to provide educational opportunities for Indians, Eskimos and Aleuts. It will do so by striving to use curriculum designed to meet the needs of individual students. The Tribal College is committed to the recruitment of Indians, Eskimos and Aleuts for faculty and staff positions. All aspects of the college will take into consideration the tribal and cultural conditions existing within the diverse, urban and rural, Interior Native context.

Encouragement, preparation, and promotion of Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut students shall be reflected in quality academic and cultural programs. A spirit of pride in Athabascan language, culture and history shall be fostered through academic and traditional activities. Educational endeavors shall maximize the realization and development of creative and intellectual abilities to obtain appropriate certificates and degrees. The administration, faculty, and student body of the Athabascan College shall be aware that leadership and the provision of services to the Native community are based upon the needs and wishes of the Interior Athabascan Tribes.

 
 

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