Skip to content

Native American Institute

The Native American Institute is dedicated to the support of Native student academic and professional success, tribal partnerships, and community-wide exposure to our region’s Native American heritage.

Native American students make up 28% of Southeastern’s student population and our University ranks 7th in the nation for graduating Native students.

McGirt Panel Discussion - November 30, 2021

Get Connected


Connect with us for the latest info on events, scholarships, internships, contests, and trips.

Learn More

Natives of SE

Native @ SE Newsletter

Explore Further
 Moment Image
My SE Story

The first (SE) organization I joined was Native American Student Association. The people there were so fun and so cool. I remember being super shy, but I wanted to be …

Josiah Jones Business ’21

All Success Stories All Success Stories

 Moment Image
My SE Story

I have enjoyed my time at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and was initially drawn to the Masters in Native American Leadership program because it has a unique curriculum, and that …

Christina Flint-Lowe Native American Leadership ’20

All Success Stories All Success Stories

Upcoming Events

Chickasaw Nation Representative: Chandler Arterberry Open Close

Every Tuesday
Native American Institute

Native American Institute hosts Chandler Arterberry, Chickasaw Nation representative, on campus each Tuesday to help assist and field questions about tribal resources.

Merchant/Student Organization Fair Open Close

August 25, 2021
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Stop by and join Native American Student Association [NASA]!

Native American Student Association [NASA] Meeting Open Close

1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month
Student Union Rm 202

Follow @senasalife for the latest details on meetings, projects, and other happenings.

Semple Family Museum Grand Opening Open Close

October 16, 2021
10:00AM – 1:00PM

Semple Family Museum of Native American Art
430 Montgomery Drive | Durant, OK 74701

Everyone is invited to join the celebration of our university’s new Native American art museum. Plan now to enjoy this special event during Homecoming weekend.