Salish Kootenai College is a Native American tribal college based in Pablo, Montana which serves the Bitterroot Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreilles tribes. The SKC's main campus is on the Flathead Reservation. There are three satellite locations in Washington in Colville, Spokane, and Wellpinit. Approximately 1,207 students attend SKC. Although enrollment is not limited to Native American students, SKC's primary function is to serve the needs of Native American people. The College is notable for being publicly sued under the Federal False Claims Act by former employees for falsifying student records to continue receiving public grant funding from the United States Department of Human Services and the United States Department of Indian Health Services.Mission & VisionThe mission of SKC is: to provide quality postsecondary educational opportunities for American Indians, locally and from throughout the United States. to provide opportunities for individual self-improvement and to promote and help maintain the cultures of the Confederated Tribes of the Flathead Indian Nation.ProgramsSKC offers 14 Bachelor's degree programs, 18 Associate degree programs, and 5 certificate programs. Although most of the degree programs are career-oriented, students can elect to take courses of study in fields such as the liberal arts and Native American Studies. The SKC offers bachelor's degrees, associate’s degrees, and certificate programs in: Native American studies, building trades, engineering, education, business, information technology, digital and media arts, environmental science and forestry, dental assisting technology, social work, nursing, psychology, and vocational life skills.