Elouise Cobell Land and Culture Institute

“Asked what she wanted her legacy to be, she said she hoped she would inspire a new generation of Native Americans to fight for the rights of others and lift their community out of poverty.”

The New York Times, October 17, 2011

During her lifetime, Elouise Pepion Cobell was a passionate champion of Native American rights, inspiring the next generation of advocates to fight for the rights of minoritized communities. Founded on this legacy, the Elouise Cobell Land and Culture Institute is dedicated to facilitating scholarship, scientific research, and experience-based learning, as well as cutting-edge technology and interdisciplinary knowledge to support the empowerment and resilience of Indigenous Peoples.