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Education at the Edge of Empire: Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico’s Indian Boarding Schools

November 15, 2020 - 10:28pm

EDUCATION AT THE EDGE OF THE EMPIREBy John R. Gram
University of Washington Press (2015)
242 pages

“For the vast majority of Native American students in federal Indian boarding schools at the turn of the twentieth century,

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Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice

November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

By Ada Deer with Theda Perdue
University of Oklahoma Press (2019)
188 pages
Review by Eric Jurgens

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Native Provenance: The Betrayal of Cultural Creativity

November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

By Gerald Vizenor
University of Nebraska Press (2019)
197 pages
Review by Paul Willeto

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“A Place of Beauty, Strength, and Self-Discovery”

November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

San Carlos Apache College may be America’s youngest tribal college, but it is already changing lives and offering new opportunities.

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The Diné Culture, Language, and Leadership Master’s Program at Navajo Technical University

November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

The Diné Culture, Language, and Leadership Master of Arts Degree Program at Navajo Technical University has blazed new trails in Indigenous culture and language preservation.

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Of gratitude and Sharing: Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet laureate

November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

Writer, artist, musician, United States Poet Laureate, and graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts, Joy Harjo’s remarkable life is an inspiration to us all.

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Trivia Question #10 – Friday, Nov. 13

November 13, 2020 - 7:00am

In reference to establishing a tribal college, who famously told lawmakers, “We’re not asking for your permission but rather telling you what we are going to do”?

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American Indian College Fund to Co-Create Data and Research Capacity

November 12, 2020 - 8:03pm

Only 14.5% of American Indian and Alaska Natives age 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher—less than half of the rate of the overall population,

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American Indian College Fund and Three National Native Scholarship Providers to Co-Create Data and Research Capacity

November 12, 2020 - 2:28pm

The American Indian College Fund is embarking upon a $1 million, five-year research project, American Indian and Alaska Native College Students: Building Collaborative Data Capacity for Assessing College Access, Persistence, and Graduation Success, funded by The Spencer Foundation.

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Trivia Question #9 – Thursday, Nov. 12

November 12, 2020 - 7:00am

What was the name of the foremost Indigenous California entity that helped Native bands in the state gain federal recognition?

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Trivia Question #8 – Wednesday, Nov. 11

November 11, 2020 - 7:00am

In 1984, which two islands were returned to the Makah?

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Blackfeet Community College Website Offers Local, Anonymous Missing Persons Reporting

November 10, 2020 - 2:22pm

Blackfeet Community College (BCC) for the last month has been testing the new website, which allows people in Blackfeet Nation to submit missing persons reports that are immediately shared with local police, including Bureau of Indian Affairs, Glacier and Pondera dispatch.

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Trivia Question #7 – Tuesday, Nov. 10

November 10, 2020 - 7:00am

Traditional Slavey clothing was made from which animal?

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National Convening Focuses on Historically-Underserved Students

November 9, 2020 - 1:22pm

Bringing two HBCUs, one HSI, one Tribal college and one Appalachian university together, in partnership with the National Issues Forums, is perhaps the most intentionally diverse convening of student voices on this topic, by race and by geography, ever undertaken.

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Trivia Question #6 – Monday, Nov. 9

November 9, 2020 - 7:00am

What is the name of the Alaska Native corporation situated in southwestern Alaska that is primarily Yup’ik?

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NAU Collaborates with Navajo Technical University to Develop Restoration Strategies for Culturally Important Species

November 6, 2020 - 3:39pm

Northern Arizona University is part of a multiyear collaborative effort with Navajo Technical University (NTU) and the U.S. Forest Service to understand the status of pinyon-juniper woodlands and develop restoration techniques.

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New Mexico Voters Approves $156M Bond for Higher Ed, Tribal Schools and Schools for the Visually and Hearing-Impaired

November 6, 2020 - 3:37pm

Lawmakers have already outlined how the money will be spent, including $5.3 million for dining hall construction at the state-run New Mexico School for the Deaf and $1.4 million for a science building at Navajo Technical University, the country’s largest tribal college in the country, among other projects.

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Trivia Question #5 – Friday, Nov. 6

November 6, 2020 - 7:05am

What is the name of the Alaska Native corporation situated in southwestern Alaska that is primarily Yup’ik?

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American Indian College Fund Grant Recipient and Tribal College Scholar Earns Award

November 5, 2020 - 9:43pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDDr. Jennifer Janacek-Hartman, vice president of campus services at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, received the Most Innovative Approach to ROI Award from the ROI (Return on Investment) Institute.

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