Bridging Two Worlds: Developing and Maintaining a Native American Center at a Public College

Authors: Tina Kuckkahn-Miller, J.D. (Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe), Longhouse Director, The Evergreen State College

Disciplines: Art, Business and Management, Education, Native American Studies

Themes: Activism, Cultural Preservation, Education Reform

This case explores some of the issues, questions, challenges and strategies in planning and implementing a Native-based facility at an educational institution. This case draws on fifteen years of public service through Native arts administration at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at The Evergreen State College.