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OLC Honors Sports Great with New Scholarship

June 13, 2019 - 6:18pm

OLC announced last week that its Board of Trustees has voted to establish the Marty Waukazoo Scholarship “in recognition of his many great accomplishments.”

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OLC Awards 162 Degrees

June 13, 2019 - 6:17pm

On Sunday, June 16, Oglala Lakota College is set to award 162 masters, bachelors and associate degrees; ceremonies are scheduled to get underway at 10am at the Three Mile Creek pow wow grounds on OLC’s Piya Wiconi campus six miles southwest of Kyle.

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Gateway to Science Partners with United Tribes Technical College for Summer Camp Fun

June 13, 2019 - 6:16pm

This summer is the first time campers 1st through 5th grade will get to experience a day at the United Tribes Technical college full of fun activities.

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Inside The Lakota Language Academy

June 13, 2019 - 1:05pm

Several adult students practice speaking sentences in Lakota. They’re learning at the Oglala Lakota College in Kyle. It’s a summer course offered by the revitalization group, the Lakota Language Consortium

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It’s Shocking How Little Is Done When Native Women Disappear

June 13, 2019 - 1:04pm

She stopped attending her classes at Blackfeet Community College and befriended a decades-older crowd, which included some who were rumored to sell and use drugs like meth.

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Leech Lake Tribal College Hosts Earth Systems Summer Camp for Area Youth

June 13, 2019 - 10:33am

Leech Lake Tribal College’s (LLTC’s) Azhegiiwe Bagwajaya’ii (She/he goes back to the wilderness) is excited to announce that it will be hosting the 3rd annual Earth Systems Summer Camp for high school students.

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Leech Lake Tribal College Wins Rocket Competition and a Trip to Kennedy Space Center

June 10, 2019 - 8:34am

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The Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) rocket team traveled with six students to the First Nations Launch in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to compete against other tribal teams.

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New Partnership Brings College Courses To The Reservation

June 6, 2019 - 6:36pm

Central Wyoming College and the Northern Arapaho Business Council have reached an agreement to begin offering college courses on the Wind River Reservation.

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Diné College Honors Faculty, Staff

June 6, 2019 - 6:33pm

The employee ceremony honors excellence and service from the entire college spectrum. Both staff and faculty receive recognition for their years of service to the college.

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Why Is the U.S. Government Criminally Charging a Humanitarian Aid Volunteer?

June 6, 2019 - 6:31pm

Warren teaches geography at the Tohono O’odham Community College, and is a humanitarian aid volunteer with No More Deaths and Samaritans in Ajo, Ariz.

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Oglala Lakota College Hosts Lakota Language Academy

June 4, 2019 - 6:37pm

The 10-day academy is for Lakota Language learners of all levels.

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Chippewa Cree Tribe Fighting Hard to Save Their Language

June 4, 2019 - 6:37pm

Stone Child College in Box Elder holds events every month in their library that incorporate Cree.

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Chehalis Stories

June 3, 2019 - 7:27pm

Chehalis Stories
Edited by Jolynn Amrine Goertz with the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
368 pages

“In Chehalis Stories Jolynn Amrine Goertz and the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation in Western Washington have assembled a collaborative volume of traditional stories collected by the anthropologist Franz Boas from tribal knowledge keepers in the early twentieth century.

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Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption

June 3, 2019 - 7:26pm

Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption
By Susan Devan Harness
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
352 pages

“In Bitterroot Susan Devan Harness traces her journey to understand the complexities and struggles of being an American Indian child adopted by a white couple and living in the rural American West. When Harness was fifteen years old,

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In Defense of Loose Translations: An Indian Life in an Academic World

June 3, 2019 - 7:25pm

In Defense of Loose Translations: An Indian Life in an Academic World
By Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
232 pages

In Defense of Loose Translations is a memoir that bridges the personal and professional experiences of Elizabeth Cook-Lynn.

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Religious Revitalization among the Kiowas: The Ghost Dance, Peyote, and Christianity

June 3, 2019 - 7:24pm

Religious Revitalization among the Kiowas: The Ghost Dance, Peyote, and Christianity
By Benjamin R. Kracht
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
342 pages

“Framed by theories of syncretism and revitalization,

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Their Land, Their Love: The Return Home

June 3, 2019 - 7:23pm

Their Land, Their Love: The Return Home
Evangeline Parsons Yazzie
Salina Bookshelf (2018)

Their Land Their Love: The Return Home is the fourth and final volume in the series by Evangeline Parsons-Yazzie.

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Indian Horse: A Novel

June 3, 2019 - 7:22pm

Indian Horse: A Novel
By Richard Wagamese
Milkweed Editions (2012, reprinted 2018)
320 pages

“Saul Indian Horse is a child when his family retreats into the woods.

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Vernacular Sovereignties: Indigenous Women Challenging World Politics

June 3, 2019 - 7:21pm

Vernacular Sovereignties: Indigenous Women Challenging World Politics
By Manuela Lavinas Picq
University of Arizona Press (2018)
240 pages

“Indigenous women are rarely accounted for in world politics.

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Weaving Chiapas: Maya Women’s Lives in a Changing World

June 3, 2019 - 7:20pm

Weaving Chiapas: Maya Women’s Lives in a Changing World
Edited by Yolanda Castro Apreza, Charlene Woodcock, and K’inal Antsetik, A.C.
University of Oklahoma Press (2018)
288 pages

“In the highlands of Chiapas,

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