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Diné College Increases Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

September 16, 2021 - 12:10pm

The college’s president, Dr. Charles “Monty” Roessel, stated that the college could not ask an employee to work during a pandemic for less than $10 per hour.

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Sisseton Wahpeton College to Offer Baccalaureate Programs

September 16, 2021 - 12:06pm

SWC is happy to announce that it will offer a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration beginning in the spring 2022 semester.

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Honoring the Hope that Accompanies Recovery

September 16, 2021 - 11:54am

September is National Recovery Month and as we journey through it, let’s take the time to honor the resilience of those who inspire so many of us.

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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Calls for Masks on Campus

September 13, 2021 - 1:09pm

Due to a rise in cases of COVID-19 in the area the school has chosen make masks mandatory, now that the college sits at a level 2 in their Health and Safety protocols.

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Sean Chandler: The One Defined To Be No One

September 13, 2021 - 1:09pm

The exhibition is Sean Chandler’s first solo exhibition in Montana and the first significant exhibition in recent years.

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Designer Teams Up with UTTC for ‘Honoring the Sacred Circle’

August 31, 2021 - 3:27pm

Native fashion designer Darlene Perkins has designed clothing worn by international models and others to high-level events.

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Diné College Institutes Mask and Vaccination Mandates

August 31, 2021 - 1:37pm

With surges in COVID cases nationally, one tribal college puts student safety first and takes action to stop the spread.

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Blackfeet Community College Joining White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

August 30, 2021 - 6:24pm

All students that provide documentation of their vaccination will receive a $100 incentive and be entered into a drawing for a $5,000 COVID scholarship for the spring 2022 semester.

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Haskell Community Welcomes Back Students During In-Person Orientation for Those Selected to Return to Campus

August 30, 2021 - 6:24pm

Last week student orientation was held in person for the first time since Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) closed its campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Navajo Technical University Receives $4.4M in Grants from National Science Foundation

August 30, 2021 - 6:22pm

Since 2018 the partnership's goals have been to increase the number of Native Americans earning undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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NICC Offers Gift Card For Vaccination

August 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

In order to qualify, individuals must have received a completed two-part series of the COVID-19 vaccination and fax their vaccination card to the NICC Human Resources department located on the Santee campus.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Tribal Colleges Honor Students’ Past, Prepare Them for Future

August 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

With nearly a quarter of American Indians living in poverty compared with 13.4% of the overall population, TCUs provide educational access and opportunity.

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Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College Forgiving More than $200,000 in Student Debt

August 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

The Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College announced this week that it’s forgiving about $215,000 dollars in student debt to assist those impacted by the pandemic.

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Diné College Grants Faculty Status to Librarians

August 23, 2021 - 7:15pm

Achieving faculty status is a rigorous process which involves academic activities like grant writing, serving on committees, and peer-reviewed publications.

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The Art of Telling; Stories are Medicine

August 23, 2021 - 10:20am

Celebrated Hunkpapa Lakota author and poet, Tiffany Midge, presents her top picks from the 2021 creative writing contest.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Knowing Native Arts

August 23, 2021 - 9:10am

By Nancy Marie Mithlo
University of Nebraska Press (2020)
272 pages
Review by Karla Cavarra Britton

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Too Strong to Be Broken: The Life of Edward J. Driving Hawk

August 23, 2021 - 9:04am

By Edward J. Driving Hawk and Virginia Driving Hawk-Sneve
University of Nebraska Press (2020)
200 pages
Review by Royal Lost His Blanket-Stone Jr.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

A Conversation with David Yarlott

August 23, 2021 - 8:23am

President of Little Big Horn College and chair of the AIHEC board, Dr. David Yarlott is one of the tribal college movement’s most thoughtful and steady leaders. He is also a tribal college alumnus.

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