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California Indian Nations College provides culturally-sensitive, academically-rigorous coursework and programs that expands the knowledge of Native and non-Native students and develops their leadership potential. We create opportunities for students to discover their unique path in life. They will learn from dedicated faculty experts with courses designed to achieve success through learning practical skills with a hands–on approach.



Thank you for joining us at our 2nd Fire Gala!  We hope you enjoyed it, and we hope you attend next year! 



Thank you for attending our inaugural Education Summit!


Gathering Under the Stars

Thank You to Southern California Edison


California Indian Nations College is powered by community support and partnerships. We would like to thank our generous sponsors Southern California Edison (SCE) for their contribution, making our annual Gathering Under the Stars this past November an absolute success. It is partnerships such as these that we cherish here at CINC!

California Indian Nations College Receives $5,000,000 to Support Accreditation

On November 16, 2022, Assemblyman James Ramos presented a check from the state of California for $5,000,000 to support California Indian Nations College (CINC) in its efforts towards achieving accreditation. When CINC receives accreditation, anticipated in 2025, it will be the only accredited tribal college in the state of California.

(Pictured from left to right:

Front row: AnnMaria De Mars, Courtney Hampton, Randy Avila
Middle row: Assemblyman James Ramos, Teresa Mike
Back row: Roger Griffin, Shawn Ragan, Adolfo Velasquez, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, CINC president Celeste Townsend, Ryan Mariano

Staff from CINC with check