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Tribes Unite

Mission

TRIBES Unite is an affinity group established to build community amongst our Native American students, and provide opportunities to educate and celebrate all aspects of Native American culture. One does not have to identify as Native American to join this affinity group, but only to possess a passion and commitment to the values and culture of tribal nations.culture of tribal nations.

Native American Student Demographics

Although Native Americans comprised just 2% of the total population in 2012, and .04% of the Fall 2013 Old Dominion University student population, the importance of their contribution is critical to building a culturally diverse university community. The Office of Intercultural Relations (OIR) is committed to promoting a university culture that values and respects the unique identities and contributions of our members. Tribes Unite is an affinity group consisting of Native American students and those who are interested in the rich culture. These students, and OIR, have joined together to embrace and empower our Native American students, educate the community about tribal traditions and issues, and promote a vibrant and inclusive campus culture.