2017-2018 Catalog

About SKC

Salish Kootenai College has many programs and services that support individual students, families, and our community. The College is a rich cultural and academic environment that affords opportunities for engagement in many creative and intellectual activities. SKC hosts cultural, recreational, and intellectual activities that promote individual and community development.

The following are among the many current scholarly research and service activities conducted by SKC faculty and staff members:

  • A study of the distribution of mercury in fish and in the hair of people who eat them to help determine the risk posed by this exposure
  • A series of research projects on the development of culturally competent science teacher leaders, and on the relationship between culturally congruent instruction and student achievement in science
  • Study of alternative techniques for forecasting Dam removal impacts on groundwater levels and historical flooding on the Jocko River
  • Indigenous research methodologies in three Indigenous communities: Australia South Sea Islanders and Aboriginals; Manitoba Canada Sayisi Dene; Tribal members on the Flathead Indian Reservation
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