Our Purpose

Helping Indigenous Nations of North America strengthen their existing capacity to ensure sustainable, healthy and culturally vibrant communities for the generations to come.


About the American Indian Institute

The American Indian Institute (Aii) was established in 1951 at the University of Oklahoma as a nonprofit Native American service, training and research organization. Aii is a department within the University of Oklahoma's Division of Public and Community Services in University Outreach. We provide outreach services and form collaborative partnerships with American Indian, Alaska Native and Canadian First Nation tribes and bands. With more than 60 years of experience working throughout Indian Country, Aii offers outreach in the following areas: 

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

 Indian Education

 Art, Culture and Language Preservation

Tribal Leadership and Organizational Development


For more information, please contact our office:

American Indian Institute
Phone: (405) 325-4127