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Diné College Students Attend Heard Museum Workshop

January 7, 2019 - 2:21pm

At a school peppered with rich Navajo history, there are some things that can go overlooked, often in favor of the sensational. Such is the case with Diné College’s recent master artisan workshop on Navajo weaving.

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2018 Year in Review

January 7, 2019 - 2:06pm

2018 YEAR IN REVIEW

Compiled by Rachael Marchbanks

The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the prior year’s big events and accomplishments.

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RREAL’s White Earth Nation Community Solar for Community Action Receives LCCMR Recommendation

January 7, 2019 - 1:48pm

RREAL’s work with the Leech Lake Community College about the conservation benefits of solar plus-the solar workforce development and job creation aspects of this project are a big economic boost for the community and our state

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Buffalo Are the Backbone of Lakota Food Sovereignty

January 7, 2019 - 1:45pm

She and her academic colleague Rick Gerlach are spearheading a greenhouse project at Oglala Lakota College that will come to expand the number of opportunities for people to take health and nutrition into their own hands.

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‘The Dead Cannot Cry Out for Justice’: Blackfeet Seek Solutions to Murders, Disappearances

January 7, 2019 - 1:39pm

Diana Burd with the local Silent Warrior Coalition urged the group at Blackfeet Community College to press Congress for its passage. “We can pass that through just by bugging them,” she predicted.

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Five Native Films You Should Be Streaming in 2019

January 2, 2019 - 9:18am

In what has become a much-anticipated annual tradition, the professor from College of Menominee Nation recommends his top film picks of 2018.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Approved to Offer Degrees in Performing Arts

December 21, 2018 - 6:01pm

HLC APPROVES IAIA PERFORMING ARTS DEGREES

The Higher Learning Commission has approved the Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA’s) application to launch AFA and BFA programs in performing arts.

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Giving Back: Cankdeska Cikana Community College Student Launches Food Bank on the Spirit Lake Reservation

December 21, 2018 - 4:11pm

This holiday season, one tribal college student developed a food bank to serve everyone and anyone in need—no questions asked.

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College Fund Awards Iḷisaġvik College and Little Big Horn College STEM Awards

December 21, 2018 - 11:01am

Toyota and the American Indian College Fund have teamed up through a grant of $15,000 to two tribal colleges to encourage children’s’ Indigenous STEM exploration.

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Haskell Ag Lab Called Key to UNL’s Work in Northeast Nebraska

December 19, 2018 - 2:11pm

eaders from the university's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Haskell Ag Laboratory and Nebraska Extension have connected with leaders at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Wayne State College, Northeast Community College, Nebraska Indian Community College, Little Priest Tribal College and Wayne Community Schools.

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In the Summer of 2016, These 4 Native Students Looked Toward College. Here’s Where They Are Now.

December 19, 2018 - 2:11pm

Attending tribal college "allowed me to mature at my own pace," she said with a smile that revealed red and gold bands on her braces. "Now I’m ready to leave the nest, to do things my own way."

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CMN Students Offered Emergency Food and Products at “Helping Closet”

December 17, 2018 - 4:25pm

It can be a hard choice for some college students: putting fuel in their cars to get to school or spending that money on food.

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Red Lake, Leech Lake Tribal Colleges to Receive $157,000 for Humanities Projects

December 17, 2018 - 12:18pm

Red Lake Nation College and Leech Lake Tribal College are set to receive $97,000 and $60,000, respectively.

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For Native Americans, a Duo Represents

December 17, 2018 - 12:03pm

A graduate of Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kan., Veneski is the first student admitted to the Law School from a tribal university. Fletcher, who graduated from Princeton University earlier this year, is the first recipient of the American Indian College Fund Law School Scholarship.

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AIHEC Applauds Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

December 16, 2018 - 10:51pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) has issued a statement applauding the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. With necessary updates and enhanced provisions,

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Northern Minnesota Tribe Shows Country How to Do Community Solar

December 14, 2018 - 6:20pm

Last summer on a reservation in northern Minnesota, students from Leech Lake Tribal College earned their solar installation licenses while they dug, drilled and connected five photovoltaic arrays.

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Candidates Offer Views at KBOCC Forum

December 12, 2018 - 6:32pm

On Thursday night at the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (KBOCC), eight candidates for Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s (KBIC) Tribal Council gathered to answer questions assembled by the KBOCC’s tribal government class and student government.

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Summer Undergraduate Researcher Increases Knowledge, Confidence

December 12, 2018 - 6:32pm

“You can learn a lot here in a small amount of time.” That is how Oglala Lakota College student Dillon Nelson described his summer doing undergraduate research in food science at South Dakota State University.

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Cassandra Manuelito Gives Address to Conclude Diné College’s Anniversary Celebration

December 12, 2018 - 3:39pm

Cassandra Manuelito KerkvlietDr. Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet recently gave an address as the final speaker for Diné College’s 50th anniversary celebration. The two-hour talk, held at the Student Union Building,

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