Course Objectives

  • Gain an awareness of our state's constitutional and legal obligation regarding American Indian education
  • Learn where to access online resources for learning more about the Tribal Nations of Montana
  • Understand your role in supporting American Indian students on your campus


Estimated Course Length: 2 hours

Completion of this course requires reviewing all materials in Sections 1-5 and the completion of a quiz linked from the Course Wrap Up page.

Contact Information

Angela McLean, Director of American Indian/Minority Achievement and K-12 Partnerships, Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, is available to answer your questions about content, assignment clarification, etc. Please allow 2-3 business days for a response.


The goal of the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education's American Indian and Minority Achievement Office is to assist in all efforts that will grow American Indian student success. Our office works in partnership with the Office of Public Instruction.

Credits: All still images in this course have been taken from the video "Introducing the First Nations of Montana to the World," which was created by the Montana Office of Tourism. This office has granted permission to use these graphics in this course.