Institute for Indigenous
America Studies


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Indigenous Compency Certification Program

ICC Program courses

Our Indigenous education curriculum designed to meet and exceed the international standard in primary indigenous traditional knowledge education. The Indigenous Certification Curriculum consists of 4 basic areas of studies in Indigenous traditional knowledge a person must know before they can be recognized “legally” as a indigenous American in the US… Upon completion a person/family is registered with the America Heritage Registry as a Indigenous American. Once application is accepted Automatic enrollment into ICCP.

Indigenous Ceremonies and Graduation Retreat

Once all course work is completed, All America Heritage Candidates for registration are required to learn and participate in their Ancestral Heritage Cultural Ceremonies with our Earth. The graduation retreat is offered twice a year. Yumwija is located in Princeton, West Virginia .. Logistics to FIAAH@Yumwija and Hotel Lodging will be made available

Indigenous Traditional Knowledge course descriptions


Course Description

Introduction to Indigenous Fundamentals

Intro to basic self-awareness for who we are, what we are, where we belong, our connection to Earth, how do we work as a species of Earth, and much more!

Indigenous Principles, Ethnics and Customs

Students will learn how we work with the nature of our creation on Earth. how life consciousness works in our nature.

Indigenous Civics

Students will learn how the colonel world was created from the past to the present, how we have been socialized into our present life condition. Opening one awareness to regain their natural socialization conscious.

Indigenous Rights & Law

Students will learn about international and national legislation applied to rights and protections of fundamental rights of indigenous Americans. What our people need to know for interfacing the imperial legal system as an indigenous person with rights and protections.