Who are we at SKC?

The Mission of Salish Kootenai College

The mission of Salish Kootenai College is to provide quality post-secondary educational opportunities for Native Americans, locally and from throughout the United States. The College will promote community and individual development and perpetuate the cultures of the Confederated Tribes of the Flathead Nation.

The Vision of Salish Kootenai College

Salish Kootenai College aspires to be the pre-eminent educational center of excellence for American Indian Students, grounded in the cultures of the Séliš, Ksanka and QÍispé people of the Flathead Nation. The college will empower students to improve the lives of their families and communities through research, leadership and service.

The Core themes of Salish Kootenai College

Provide Access to Higher Education for American Indians

Maintain Quality Education for Workforce or Further Education

Perpetuate the Cultures of Confederated Salish and Kootenai Peoples

Increase Individual and Community Capacity for Self Reliance and Sustainability

Our Ways of Being

We hold ourselves accountable -

We are:

Professional & Focused on the Mission and Vision of SKC;
Appreciative & Respectful of our diversity of thought, experience, and situation;
Mindful & Transparent in our communication and actions.

Traditional Beliefs Inspire Well-Being.