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Meet the First Students of California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert

September 17, 2019 - 6:08pm

Enrollment at California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert has nearly doubled to about 70 students in its second year of operation, administrators say.

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Tocabe Partners with the American Indian College Fund to Raise Money for Native American Scholars

September 16, 2019 - 6:17pm

This year Jacobs – along with several other Denver chefs – partnered with the Denver-based American Indian College Fund to host the first-ever Denver Epicurean Award to Support Scholars (E.A.T.S.S.) to raise money for Native American students.

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Conference Seeks Local Solutions to Keep Indigenous People Safe

September 16, 2019 - 6:17pm

Those who filled Salish Kootenai College’s conference rooms last month were united by two factors: they knew the experience of having a loved one or community member go missing, and they were determined to keep indigenous people from harm in the future.

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UA, Diné College Researchers to Receive $1.3M to Train Students in Neuroscience

September 16, 2019 - 6:17pm

While the focus of the funds is to create a pipeline of scholars to advance from Diné College to neuroscience programs at top-tier research universities, the grant’s goal is to engage selected scholars — irrespective of course of study — and increase the number of Native Americans in graduate schools and research careers.

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SKC Student’s Army Combat Lifesaver Training Kicks in at Recent Auto Accident

September 16, 2019 - 6:16pm

The additional training ensures the fastest response time to aid a wounded soldier on the battlefield and has been statistically proven to reduce the likelihood that a soldier will die while waiting for a battalion medic to arrive.

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Navajo Technical University Chooses Optomec LENS Hybrid System for Advanced Metal Additive Manufacturing Training and Research Center

September 16, 2019 - 6:16pm

Optomec -- a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals, today announced it delivered a LENS Hybrid Controlled Atmosphere System to Navajo Technical University (NTU) for education, research and workforce development in advanced metal additive manufacturing.

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To boost minority serving institutions, bipartisan Future Act needs immediate action

September 16, 2019 - 6:16pm

Title III-Part F funding has been the means for building a foundation for American Indian and Alaska Native postsecondary success and providing targeted workforce development programs.

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LCO Ojibwa College to Offer Behavioral Health Services

September 9, 2019 - 6:28pm

“Our college has needed mental health and substance abuse experts to help us address needs of students and employees,” said Dr. Russell Swagger, president of LCOOCC.

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Powwow Preparation Changes Over the Years

September 9, 2019 - 6:28pm

This weekend marks the 50th annual United Tribes Technical College International Powwow. Over the years, the Powwow has evolved, and so have preparations for the event.

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United Tribes Marks Lasting Event with 50th Powwow

September 9, 2019 - 6:24pm

United Tribes Technical College celebrated the 50th anniversary of the International Powwow this weekend, an impressive event that draws up to 10,000 visitors to the community.

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Tocabe and American Indian Scholarship Fund Present a Night of Indigenous Food

September 9, 2019 - 6:24pm

But Jacobs also realizes that $1,000 is just a drop in the bucket for college tuition and expenses, so he also supports the American Indian College Fund by volunteering time and food to fundraisers for the organization.

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Diné College Officials Laud Survey that Affirms the Success of TCUs

September 9, 2019 - 6:01pm

Diné College officials are lauding a study just released by the American Indian College Fund that says Native Americans who graduate from a tribal college or university (TCU) are better prepared for life after graduation.

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United Tribes Powwow Comes from a Humble Beginning, Celebrates Half-Century

September 6, 2019 - 6:17pm

United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck will end a week of events celebrating its 50th anniversary with its International Powwow, which kicks off on Friday.

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Ilisagvik President Reflects on Decade-Plus with College

September 6, 2019 - 6:16pm

Dr. Pearl Kiyawn Brower announced recently she'll be stepping down next year after seven years as president of Iḷisaġvik College, which is the state's only tribal college.

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Bismarck Students Showcase Dancing Skills Before Weekend Powwow

September 5, 2019 - 6:18pm

It's one of the biggest weeks of the year on the United Tribes Technical College.

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Salish Kootenai College Host Successful MMIP Conference

September 5, 2019 - 6:18pm

The Human Trafficking and the Missing, Murdered and Indigenous people conference hosted a successful conference panel at the Salish Kootenai College August 28-30.

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We Are Warriors Leadership Training in Rocky Boy Starts Today

September 5, 2019 - 6:17pm

A returned Peace Corps volunteer, Sapphire Carter, has collaborated with Stone Child College to organize a Youth Leadership Training program for youth on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation today and Thursday at Stone Child College Vo-Tech.

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Plain Green Donates to Stone Child College for Scholarships, Programs

September 5, 2019 - 6:17pm

Plain Green provided a donation to Stone Child College Aug. 29 to fund scholarships and the community college's ongoing educational programs.

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Mvskoke Loan Fund Hosts Grow OK Partnership

September 5, 2019 - 6:16pm

The College of the Muscogee Nation hosted the GrowOK one-day workshop for budding entrepreneurs Aug. 8.

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Grant Aims to Boost Number of Navajos Studying Neuroscience

September 5, 2019 - 6:15pm

Researchers at the University of Arizona and Dine College are partnering to try to get more Navajo students into biomedical sciences.

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