Mission, Purpose, Values and Vision


California Indian Nations College (CINC) offers a culturally-responsive academic curriculum rooted in Native American values and provides personalized support to advance the success of Native and non-Native students.


California Indian Nations College (CINC) integrates Native American cultures, traditions, and languages in higher education.


  1. Academic Freedom and Integrity
  2. Community Responsibility and Reciprocity
  3. Cultural Traditions and Healing
  4. Diversity and Inclusion
  5. Holistic Health and Well-Being
  6. Intellectual Engagement and Growth


California Indian Nations College (CINC) empowers students to advance Native American cultures, languages, and sovereignties to promote vibrant Native, local, and global communities.