American Indian dot-style painting with black background and colorful flowers and hummingbirds

Leah Yellowbird
1st Nation Algonquin-Metis and Anishinaabe heritage


Mission Statement

The American Indian Learning Resource Center exists to enrich the cultural, academic, supportive, and social environment of the UMD campus. Our mission is to increase the recruitment and retention of American Indian and Alaskan Native students, while promoting a more culturally diverse campus environment. Working in conjunction with UMD staff, the AILRC provides supportive services to empower and aid in the success of our students and to enhance their educational experience.