Coordinates: 49°53′5.68″N 97°8′21.63″W / 49.8849111°N 97.1393417°W
Yellowquill College is Manitoba's first Indian-controlled post-secondary institution. The First Nation owned and operated college was founded in October, 1984, by the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council.
The Yellowquill College currently operates under the auspices of the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council. The eight chiefs of the member bands serve as the Board of Directors for Yellowquill College. The College is incorporated both federally and provincially and is a non-profit organization. Yellowquill College is funded by the Manitoba and federal governments, and First Nation Communities in Manitoba and across Canada.
Mission and Vision 
Yellowquill College provides quality education and training. YC develops and delivers innovative programs that build stronger communities. The YC team is dedicated to promoting excellence by establishing an environment of dignity and respect. YC students achieve success in a supportive atmosphere. 
Yellowquill College is a member of the First Nation & Adult Higher Education Consortium, a non-profit organization in Western Canada, which coordinates the efforts of its members to provide quality adult and higher education, controlled entirely by people of the First Nations. 
Yellowquill College was originally located in the old residential school on Crescent Road West in Portage la Prairie. Yellowquill College was founded as a manifestation of the 1972 document “Indian Control of Indian Education” by the National Indian Brotherhood/Assembly of First Nations. The college opened with sixteen students. The college has had over 950 graduates in a variety of programs. The college moved in 2000 to Portage Avenue in Winnipeg. It moved to its current location at 340 Assiniboine Avenue in 2003.
Yellowquill College offers programs in:
- Adult Upgrading - Community literacy and upgrading programs have provided needed basic skills to students in several First Nation communities.
- College and University Entrance Preparation Programs (UCEP)
- Business Certificate Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation (Yellowquill College), which works towards a Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation, and a Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree (University of Calgary).
- Diabetes Prevention Worker
- First Nations Child and Family Services Worker Diploma Program is offered through a partnership between Yellowquill College & Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services
- Community Management
- First Nation Governance
- Mature Grade 12
- Pre-Electrical, Clerical, Small Business Management, Secretarial, Office Technology, Child Care, Native Economic Development, Business Administration and Administrative Assistant programs has prepared students directly for the workforce.
- Professional development and work related training
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