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The Successful Native American Student Center: Addressing Wrap-Around Services for Native Students 

Index #1002

Level of Experience: Intermediate
Session Track: Race and Social Justice in Higher Education

The session will be opened with a presentation of “The Modern Era of Indigenous College Student Support in Primarily White Institutions” by Cori M. Bazemore-James. Following the presentation, the session will highlight selected successful Higher Education American Indian Resource and/or Academic Centers focusing on best practices, how success is defined, essential service components, embedded services, tribal connections, reporting lines and assessing how to survive in a Predominantly White Institution.


Presenter: 

Heather Torres, Esq., MA, San Ildefonso Pueblo, Navajo, Tribal Justice Specialist, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, West Hollywood, CA