A student may apply through our office when Native American heritage is established and verified. Written proof must be included with your Admission Application.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE AS A NATIVE AMERICAN?
A student may establish eligibility when they meet one of the following:
vA person is a member of a tribe, band or community of Native Americans. This includes Eskimo, Aleut, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian.
vA descendant of a tribal member
Can consist of one of the following:
vOfficial tribal identification
Example: copy of a Tribal Enrollment card, Treaty fishing card, or Bureau of Indian Affairs document.
vCertificate of membership verification by the BIA, a tribal enrollment officer, or community official (in cases where a formal enrollment process does not exist).
vWhere the student is not a member, but a descendant: verification of member accompanied by birth certificates establishing heritage is acceptable.
For more information: http://www.doi.gov/enrollment.html