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Executive Director of Tribal Relations

The Executive Director of Tribal Relations is responsible for facilitating, planning and implementing open dialogue between members of the Native American Tribes in the Northwest and members of the University of Idaho in order to best serve Tribal constituents, the University, states and regions.

The Executive Director collaborates and partners with colleges and other support areas to identify opportunities to support faculty in scholarship, outreach and engagement with Tribal communities to create, and develop program infrastructure for Native American student recruitment and retention.

Yolanda Bisbee
Yolanda Bisbee, Executive Director of Tribal Relations

Land Acknowledgement Statement – Moscow Campus: U of I Moscow is located on the homelands of the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce), Palus (Palouse) and Schitsu’umsh (Coeur d’Alene) tribes. We extend gratitude to the indigenous people that call this place home, since time immemorial. U of I recognizes that it is our academic responsibility to build relationships with the indigenous people to ensure integrity of tribal voices.

Office of Tribal Relations

Physical Address:

Office of Tribal Relations
Administration Building
Room 201
Moscow, ID 83844-3157

Mailing Address:

University of Idaho
Office of Tribal Relations
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3157
Moscow, ID 83844-3157

Phone: 208-885-2468

Fax: 208-885-6558


Web: Office of Tribal Relations