13 March 2018

Winter Events Recap

As we move into the spring, AIOIC is reflecting on the abundance of community gatherings it has had the honor of hosting. As a student at AIOIC’s Takoda Institute, there is never a shortage of opportunities to engage and meet employers, community leaders, and fellow students. Take a look at just a few of the   Read more…

16 January 2018

The Full Version of Dr. Hobot’s “Resurgence” Report is Now Available

Read the full version of Resurgence or access the executive summary. Resurgence: Restructuring Urban American Indian Education is published in both an executive summary and book format. Resurgence highlights seven incredible alternative, “indigenized” schools within six different urban locations, the findings of which point to a new path forward not only for urban American Indian Education, but for   Read more…

19 December 2017

Takoda Prep at JAG Film Festival

“Film Festival showcases Takoda Prep community and gives students opportunity to network with local professionals from the community  Networking is an important formula – a little bit of charisma, an open mind, some practice, and just a bit of luck. This tool is a crucial one in the professional world, and it is one that can usher in a   Read more…

16 November 2017

AIOIC President Publishes National Paper

                                                                 AMERICAN INDIAN OIC FEATURED IN  NATIONAL REPORT ON CLOSING THE URBAN INDIAN ACHIEVEMENT GAP Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 16., 2017– President & CEO of the   Read more…

13 November 2017

Dream Big Event

November 29th, 2017 11:30 AM -3:30 PM 1845 East Franklin Ave, 55404 Join the American Indian OIC and the State of Minnesota for an afternoon of career exploration and cultural engagement. This event will function as a multifaceted community gathering with business owners and state employees facilitating a Q & A panel, and AIOIC Pres.   Read more…

21 August 2017

Summer School at Takoda Prep

Summer school has wrapped up at the high school, and another year of valuable additional learning time is in the books. Over the course of three weeks, 11 students from various grades earned additional credit in science, social studies, health, and physical education. The guiding questions behind this project based learning experience was inspired and   Read more…

10 May 2017

Support System That Carried Two Graduates across the Finish Line

  Each individual who enters the doors of American Indian OIC holds within them a story. Although each of these stories is different – one common thread is constant during students’ time here: the strength of the support system that lies within these walls. This support system is  what keeps students coming back each day,   Read more…

18 April 2017

Family Night at Takoda Prep

Families packed into the one room school house on the evening of Wednesday, March 15th for the quarterly family night at Takoda Prep. The night has always served several purposes: for staff and families to get to know one another, to discuss student progress, and to eat dinner together. However, with the planning and coordination   Read more…

22 February 2017

Takoda May Mulligan Event

TAKODA MAY MULLIGAN GOLF EVENT Monday May 22nd, 2017 Minneapolis Golf Club More Details to Follow! Spring is near—a time for fresh air, new beginnings AND an improved golf game. Forget about every mulligan you took during the last round you played and join us at the Takoda May Mulligan Golf Tournament. In life, a   Read more…