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‘We Are Able to Protect Our People’: CEO of Haskell Indian Health Center Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

February 25, 2021 - 2:43pm

A local health center that serves American Indians and Alaska Natives is further along in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution process than Douglas County as a whole, due to the smaller population size the facility is serving. Haskell Indian Health Center is now serving all American Indians and Alaska Natives who are old enough to qualify to receive the COVID-19 vaccin

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American Indian College Fund Urges Support for Representative Deb Haaland’s Confirmation as Secretary of Interior

February 24, 2021 - 12:38pm

The American Indian College Fund is joining other Native organizations to advocate for the confirmation of Congresswoman Deb Haaland for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior.

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Briar Cliff University, Little Priest Tribal College Sign Four Articulation Agreements

February 23, 2021 - 6:05pm

Briar Cliff University and Little Priest Tribal College signed agreements for students who are studying nursing and business.

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North Dakota National Guard Announces Tuition Assistance Agreement with Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

February 22, 2021 - 4:25pm

North Dakota's deputy adjutant general Brigadier General Jackie Huber and NHSC president Dr. Twyla Baker signed a memorandum two days prior to formalize the agreement.

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Voice of the Tribes: A History of the National Tribal Chairmen’s Association

February 22, 2021 - 12:50am

By Thomas A. Britten
University of Oklahoma Press (2020)
254 pages

 A History of the National Tribal Chairmen’s Association“The 1960s and 1970s were a time of radical change in U.S.

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Haida Modern: The Art and Activism of Robert Davidson

February 22, 2021 - 12:48am

Directed by Charles Wilkinson
Bullfrog Films (2020)
80 minutes

 The Art and Activism of Robert Davidson “Haida artist Robert Davidson is one of the foremost cultural icons of the age.

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All Eyes on Me: A Collection of Diné Poetry

February 22, 2021 - 12:47am

By Rick Abasta
Salina Bookshelf (2020)
97 pages

 A COLLECTION OF DINE POETRY“The collection is a mix of personal thought and memory not unlike those that fill every person’s day.

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A Conversation with Verna Fowler

February 22, 2021 - 12:33am

A giant of the tribal college movement, the founding president of College of Menominee Nation discusses her people’s long tradition of sustainability.

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Accreditation and Cultural Identity at Diné College

February 21, 2021 - 9:48pm

Campus visits from postsecondary accrediting agencies can be stressful and feel intrusive. But tribal colleges owe it to their students to meet accreditation standards while also remaining true to their cultural missions.

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Daniel Wildcat: Champion for Climate Change Education

February 21, 2021 - 9:48pm

A beloved educator at Haskell Indian Nations University, Dr. Wildcat looks back at the development of the Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Working Group and the important role tribal colleges can play moving forward.

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Central Alaska Natives Establish a New Tribal College

February 21, 2021 - 9:48pm

The Tanana Chiefs Conference, the governing body of the Dena’ Nena’ Henash nonprofit corporation in central Alaska, has chartered Denali College, the newest tribal college. Officially established in February 2019, the institution is located in Fairbanks, the largest city in Alaska’s interior.

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Taking to the Skies: Atmospheric Research and Environmental Science at Sitting Bull College

February 21, 2021 - 9:48pm

Through its environmental science programs, strides in wind energy, and new Facility for Innovative Atmospheric Research and Education, Sitting Bull College is building a brighter future for its students and the Standing Rock reservation.

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Confluence for Climate Education: Aaniiih Nakoda College Addresses Our Changing Environment

February 21, 2021 - 9:48pm

A new baccalaureate program in Aaniiih Nakoda ecology is blending cutting edge science with traditional knowledge, while offering myriad field work opportunities in Montana and abroad that enhance student learning and improve sustainability on the Fort Belknap reservation.

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BMCC Faculty Member Signs Publishing Deal with Tin House Books

February 19, 2021 - 11:22am

MORGAN TALTYBay Mills Community College (BMCC) is proud to announce another published faculty member in their ranks. Adjunct instructor Morgan Talty is working with Tin House Books to release his book Night of the Living Rez,

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Jump Start, Head Start Project Partnership with Salish Kootenai College

February 18, 2021 - 6:32pm

Two Montana Tribal Colleges, Salish Kootenai College (SKC) and Northern Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife College, are pleased to announce a new partnership with Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s (CSKT) Early Childhood Services (ECS), and Head Start programs at both CSKT and Northern Cheyenne, called Jump Start, Head Start

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Diné College Board of Regents Selected for 2021 Nason Leadership Award

February 18, 2021 - 9:53am

The Diné College Board of Regents was recently recognized by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) for leadership and progressive initiatives.

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College in New Town Receives Six-Figure Grant for Food Sovereignty

February 18, 2021 - 9:53am

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College recently received a $100,000 grant from the American Indian College Fund for a virtual education program aimed at food sovereignty for the Fort Berthold Reservation community. The money will be used to make content for social media and YouTube to educate the community about how to grow traditional food. Both the American Indian College Fund and the USDA fund the college’s Food Sovereignty program.

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Blackfeet Community College to Offer Free Online Piikani Language Course, Open to Public

February 15, 2021 - 10:43am

The course, which is open to the public, will provide an introduction to the language, culture and philosophy of the Piikani people, according to a Facebook post from the college.

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Food Sovereignty Grant Provided for Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

February 12, 2021 - 3:02pm

The project is designed to build on current agricultural resources and traditional Native American values. Another aspect of holistic health includes trading crops for those who don’t have access to their own land or community garden.

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College of Menominee Nation Hosts Virtual Conference, Shares Research

February 11, 2021 - 2:18pm

The College of Menominee Nation recently announced a virtual conference based around the tribal nation's historical agriculture practices, evaluating where the Menominee people have been and where they're going.

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