Academics

Tribal Governance Programs

The Department of Tribal Governance offers multiple pathways for students interested in our programs. Reach out today to learn more about which path is right for you. 

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All of our academic programs, courses, and workshops are rooted in Indigenous Leadership and Indigenous Wellbeing. We currently offer culturally-responsive place-based curriculum, trainings and workshops focused on:

  • Tribal governance and law
  • Tribal stewardship
  • Tribal administration and management
  • Tribal policy and advocacy
  • Tribal economies

We offer multiple programs, courses, and workshops to meet the needs of our students. We are here to help you  find the pathway that works best for you. 

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Your Education Pathways

Professional Development

Are you currently serving your community at a tribal government or organization and want to grow your skills? Or are you considering a career change into tribal leadership? We offer tribal governance courses, trainings and workshops via distance and by-request in communities across Alaska.

Earn a Degree

Are you interested in earning your Associate's, Certificate, Occupational Endorsement, or minoring in Tribal Governance? Degrees can be earned from home via distance courses with opportunities to travel, share and learn at Tribal Governance events. Learn more about our different program offerings.

Build Community

The Department of Tribal Governance offers opportunities to learn and gather outside of the classroom. Visit our events page to learn more about the Tribal Governance Symposium, Alaska Tribal Court Conference, and more.