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Native American culture courses offered during UTTC Summer Term
12 May 2005

BISMARCK (UTN) - United Tribes Technical College offers a selection of Native American culture courses during Summer Semester beginning May 16.

      Known as the Native American Cultural Interest and Enrichment Program, the courses are designed to meet continuing education requirements for teachers and provide a cultural learning experience for first first-time college students.

      Native American Studies (SOC 275) is an introductory course that establishes a working knowledge of tribal nations by focusing on culture, history and pertinent issues. The course is taught by Leona White Hat (Rosebud).

      Leadership Development in Special Tribal Initiatives (TRM 120), instructor Bobbi Zueger (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara Nation), is a leadership preparation course about tribal governments and communities. The course focuses on leadership skills development, action research methods, community organizing, and networking and mentoring.

      Tribal Interpretation (TRT 150) is an introductory course to develop skill at articulating and interpreting tribal culture and history at public visitation sites. The course is taught by Dakota Goodhouse (Standing Rock).

      The three are offered from May 16 to June 17. Classes run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

      The eight week Summer Semester marks the beginning of the 2005-06 academic year. Registration is open to all qualified students. UTTC is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate in admissions or access to educational programs and activities.

      Dormitory housing is available during summer session. Other student support services include food service, a student health center, day care, and a child development center. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

      UTTC summer course listings are available under admissions at the college website www.uttc.edu. Or phone toll free 1-888-643-8882.


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