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United Tribes Technical College Set to Begin Fall Semesters This Week

August 25, 2020 - 6:17pm

UTTC will begin instruction on Tuesday in a synchronous, nearly all-distance learning environment. Students will log into online classes at regularly scheduled times to receive live instruction from faculty, who can decide whether to teach from home or on campus.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Restructures Land-Grant Department

August 21, 2020 - 6:25pm

Through IAIA Land-Grant programs, community members will be able to gain the skills and knowledge to successfully achieve their agricultural endeavors, ensure food security through sustainable practices, and enhance their health and wellness-becoming contributing and thriving members of their communities.

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More than an Education: Three Tribal College Graduates Blaze Paths to Law School

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

Attending tribal college not only provided Felisha Adams, Amber Morningstar Byars, and Mariah Black Bird with culturally responsive educations, but it also set them on a path to law school.

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“Let Us Strive for Tolerance and Respect”

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

An activist and tribal college supporter looks back at the struggles Native people have endured, offering words of encouragement and a call for unity during these uncertain times.

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Rebel Poet: More Stories from a 21st Century Indian       

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

By Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes)
Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2019)
104 pages

Review by Elizabeth A. Roastingear

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Language App Startup Works with TCUs

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

Entrepreneur and technologist Darrick Baxter (Ojibwe) from Marten Falls First Nation, which is a part of the Treaty 9 territory in Northwestern Ontario, knows the power of technology.

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Nebraska Indian Community College Goes Online

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

NICC LOGOThe current COVID-19 crisis brings citizenship and questions of equity forward once again, this time with an emphasis on internet access and online classes.

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The Good Citizen

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

Being an engaged and responsible tribal citizen requires that we embrace our core cultural values, using them as a compass to guide us through political minefields. As intellectual centers, tribal colleges and universities can play a vital role in this endeavor.

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The First American Citizens

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

They came from all over Indian Country to gather in Columbus, Ohio, on a cool autumn day in 1911. The list of attendees was an all-star constellation of prominent American Indian leaders and professionals—Dr.

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On Citizenship and Democracy: Salish Kootenai College Students Share Their Views

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

In the spirit of open and lively discourse, a cadre of Native students share their thoughts on national politics, citizenship, and the role that tribal colleges and universities play in our democracy.

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Michael Parish Announces Retirement from BMCC

August 21, 2020 - 3:43pm

After leading Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) for nearly 20 years, President Michael “Mickey” Parish has announced his retirement. Parish began at BMCC in 2002.

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CDC Data Show Disproportionate COVID-19 Impact in American Indian/Alaska Native Populations

August 19, 2020 - 9:54pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new study that specifically examines how COVID-19 is affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN)—one of the racial and ethnic minority groups at highest risk from the disease.

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Diné College Extends Fall 2020 Registration

August 19, 2020 - 6:36pm

The college is offering a 50 percent tuition discount for the fall semester and a majority of the classes are online. In addition, the school is offering a laptop loaner program and Wifi sticks for students who qualify.

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Leech Lake Recommends Distance Learning, Some Area Schools Still Deciding

August 19, 2020 - 6:36pm

The recommendation asked schools to consider the health and well-being of elders in Leech Lake, many of which have underlying health conditions.

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United Tribes Technical College Students Will Not Share Dorms This Fall

August 19, 2020 - 6:35pm

College life will look different across the state this year because of the pandemic. At United Tribes Technical College students will not share rooms.

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Rushed Census Would Harm Native Communities

August 19, 2020 - 10:49am

Two Native leaders stress the critical importance of the census for tribal communities and assert that Congress must act now to extend enumeration timelines.

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United Tribes Technical College Moves Completely Virtual This Fall

August 18, 2020 - 6:27pm

Students were supposed to return to this classroom set-up this fall, plexiglass shields in between desks and spaced-out seating, but because of an increase in COVID-19 cases in Burleigh and Morton county, some student won’t see this at all.

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COVID Put Powwow Season on Hold — and Online

August 17, 2020 - 10:57am

The pandemic prompted organizers to cancel the 2020 United Tribes Technical College International Powwow, an event that typically brings about 10,000 people to Bismarck. The annual powwow attracts dancers from dozens of tribes across the U.S. and Canada and awards more than $100,000 in prize money.

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Turtle Mountain Community College to Begin School Year Online

August 17, 2020 - 10:56am

Hall told Your News Leader the college will likely use distance learning for at least the first three to four weeks, and then reassess from there, with options for reduced-size courses and more one-one-one learning.

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Alaska Dental Program Draws National Recognition, Approval

August 17, 2020 - 10:56am

The program was initially modeled after a system in New Zealand. It is academically sponsored by Ilisagvik College, the state's tribal university which is located in Utqiagvik. It also is operated in partnership with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

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