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Renovations Happening at Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College

August 1, 2019 - 3:07pm

Big renovations are happening at Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College. A $1.15 million project will remodel classrooms, update the kitchen, and create an outdoor classroom.

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AIHEC Holds Indigenous STEM Pedagogy Institute

July 31, 2019 - 12:07pm

Tribal college scientists and educators met at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 29-30, for the Indigenous STEM Pedagogy Institute, hosted by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

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After Pipeline Fight, Standing Rock Communities Look to the Sun to Power Their Future

July 30, 2019 - 6:10pm

Indigenized Energy is among several groups that hosted a four-day introductory solar seminar this spring at United Tribes Technical College.

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Tribal Colleges Struggle to Connect

July 30, 2019 - 2:36pm

“Tribal colleges are significantly behind in terms of internet connectivity,” said Carrie Billy, president and CEO of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Her organization is trying to figure out the extent of the problem.

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‘Become a Language Warrior:’ Efforts to Revive Lakota Language Flourish in Dakotas

July 24, 2019 - 6:52pm

As the president of Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates, Vermillion said the Lakota people are making headway in revitalizing the language.

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Ashiwi College and Career Readiness Center Takes a Community-Based Approach

July 24, 2019 - 6:50pm

Navajo Technical University’s (NTU) Zuni instructional site located at the A:shiwi College and Career Readiness Center (ACCRC) has taken a community-based approach in reestablishing itself within the region since ending its collaboration with the University of New Mexico in 2018.

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Nebraska Tribe Expects to Be Planting Hemp Within Weeks

July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm

The company’s participation is on behalf of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and includes working with the Ag Extension Program at Little Priest Tribal College.

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Nebraska Licenses Ho-Chunk Farms, Nine Others to Grow and Process Hemp This Year

July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ho-Chunk Farms will also work with the agricultural extension program at Little Priest Tribal College.

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UTTC to Build Mobile Solar Unit to Offset Energy Costs

July 22, 2019 - 6:59pm

A mobile unit with the solar panels will be built in August and used for the first completely solar Powwow in the state.

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New Office Professions Certificate Programs Offered at SKC

July 18, 2019 - 6:22pm

Starting fall 2019, Salish Kootenai College (SKC) will offer two new 1-year Certificate of Completion programs in the Office Professions Department. These programs are added to the existing three existing programs that include Office Assistant, Grant Projects Assistant, and Medical Office Clerk Certificates of Completion and an Associate Degree in Grants Projects Management.

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NTU’s Chinle Site Plans Events to Raise Awareness about Higher Education

July 18, 2019 - 2:23pm

Navajo Technical University’s Chinle instructional site will host a “Trail Ride for Higher Education” from July 29 to August 6, 2019. The nine-day venture will begin at NTU’s new instructional site east of the Chinle Indian Health Services and will conclude at NTU’s main campus in Crownpoint in celebration of NTU’s 40th anniversary as a tribal college and university (TCU).

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TCJ Receives Grant to Help Foster Native Writers and Artists

July 16, 2019 - 7:15pm

Less than half of one percent of those working in newsrooms are Native American, according to a 2018 survey from the American Society of Newspaper Editors.

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Northwest Indian College Hit with Cyberattack

July 15, 2019 - 11:05pm

This week, Northwest Indian College (NWIC) has been facing a cyberattack identified as the Ryuk ransomware virus. The outbreak has corrupted many internal files on the college’s systems,

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A:shiwi College and Career Readiness Center Partners with Navajo Technical University

July 15, 2019 - 11:03pm

Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) Zuni instructional site located at the A:shiwi College and Career Readiness Center (ACCRC) has taken a community-based approach in reestablishing itself within the region since ending its collaboration with the University of New Mexico in 2018.

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Lakota Horse Therapy Program Helps Heal Children of Trauma

July 15, 2019 - 6:22pm

“That one horse seems to sense the child that is just like him,” explains Greg Grey Cloud, a member of the Crow Nation who works in Sinte Gleska University’s Tiwahe Glu Kini Pi (SGU’s TGKP) (“Bringing the Family Back Together”) program.

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Students Keep Learning, Earn Credits at NTU’s Summer STEM and Skills Program

July 11, 2019 - 6:29pm

Juniors and graduated seniors from Many Farms and Wingate High School took part in Navajo Technical University’s 2019 STEM and Skills summer program with the opportunity to earn up to 9 hours of college credit.

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Two Dead After Road Washes Out South of Fort Yates

July 11, 2019 - 6:28pm

The bus driver was the only person on board the bus. Sitting Bull College said the driver is in the hospital for injuries caused by the accident and is expected to recover.

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14 Tribes Selected to Receive Funding from Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

July 9, 2019 - 7:07pm

United Tribes Technical College – United Tribes Technical College’s Solar for Everyone Initiative

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OUR VIEW: Bacone’s Efforts Paying Off

July 8, 2019 - 3:09pm

By way of a charter through the Osage Nation, the college has taken another step in becoming a Title I public tribal college under the American Indian Higher Education Consortium — an avenue chosen to keep the historic doors of Bacone College open.

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Standing Rock Institute Passes Dakota, Lakota language from Fluent Elders to Younger Generation

July 8, 2019 - 3:09pm

The language institute, in its 13th year, attracted about 130 people ranging from teenagers to adults seeking to learn the language in beginner, intermediate or advanced courses, Carlow said. She added that 20 instructors and 15 elders signed up to lead and assist in teaching the classes.

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