Pathways Home

Pathways Home from White Earth Investment Initiative is an free eight-hour workshop offered by trained homebuyer educators and White Earth partners on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota. It is an excellent course that provides important information to help prospective homebuyers make confident housing decisions. Pathways Home teaches the homeownership process from a Native American cultural perspective.

Topics include:

Understanding credit; determining your financial situation; identifying what type of mortgage is best for your needs; finding special programs just for first-time homebuyers

Selecting the right home for your family; understand the loan closing process; developing a personal spending plan

Applying for a land site; learning about types of mortgage loans for tribal land; Culturally relevant for Native Americans

Registration & Schedule


You may register for a homebuyer education course by phone at 218-844-7029 or online. In special circumstances, we may be able to accommodate clients to complete education in a one-one session. If you need more information regarding the program, please email Sue Trnka or call 218-844-7029.

Classroom education in other geographic areas is provided by members of the Minnesota Homeownership Center, a statewide nonprofit homebuyer education and housing advising network. For more information, contact 1-866-464-6466 or go to