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Ihanktonwan Community College
Woksape Owakide
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Accreditation 

Sinte Gleska University, a public tribal institution of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe operating under the authority and jurisdiction of its Board of Regents


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ACCREDITATION & AFFILIATION



ICC operates as a branch campus of Sinte Gleska University of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.

​Ihanktonwan Community College
EstablishmentThe Yankton Sioux Tribe Business & Claims Committee (B&CC) established the Ihanktonwan Community College by the by Resolution No. 93-113, on October 14, 1993. The B&CC changed the name of the college the Yankton Sioux Community College to the Ihanktonwan Community College by Resolution No. 97-20, on April 10, 1997. On February 16, 2006 the Yankton Sioux Tribe General Council revised and adopted a new charter for the college. This action can be found in the minutes of the YST General Council meeting of February 16, 2006. The charter gives the college the legal authorization to operate as an institution of higher education with the authority to have degree-granting capability.

​On November 4, 1998, the college was given authority by the YST Business and Claims Committee Resolution No. 98-315 to enter into an affiliation agreement with Sinte Gleska University of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. SGU is a member and accredited by The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission. The Learning Commission approved this affiliation agreement. The agreement allows the college to provide accredited higher education courses for credit.

The contract states that "Sinte Gleska University, a public tribal institution of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe operating under the authority and jurisdiction of its Board of Regents, as authorized by the Tribal Charter (hereafter SGU) and Ihanktonwan Community College (hereafter ICC) a public institution of the Yankton Sioux Tribe and its Board of Directors (as authorized by Tribal Charter) set forth the contract for the delivery of educational services on the Yankton Sioux Reservation.

​The intent of the contract is to assist students on the YSR who may not otherwise have the opportunity for such educational services and to outline the general operating terms and the consideration to be paid by YSR for services of SGU. ICC is herein considered to be a branch campus of Sinte Gleska University."


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