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Indigenous Education Leader Receives International Award

October 29, 2018 - 6:45pm

The contributions to Indigenous education of Aunty Anne Leisha have been recognised today (Thurs) at a World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) Awards Conferral Ceremony.

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Horror on Harmon Hopes to Scare $7,000 for Student Scholarships

October 29, 2018 - 1:18pm

The haunted house has been said by many to be the scariest attraction in Bismarck.

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Lifting Our Vision

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

The tribal college movement was founded on a prayer, but it remains the challenge of each TCU to ensure the incorporation of spirituality into its college culture.

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Khéya Saves Her People

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Khéya was always the happiest, most compassionate, prayerful, and loving person among her people. But then wakȟáŋšiča concocted an evil plan to hurt her.

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The Spiritual Foundation of Tribal Colleges: A Reference List

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

A compilation of sources on Native spirituality for researchers, faculty, and students.

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Verna Fowler on the Spiritual Foundation of Tribal Colleges

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

The founding president of College of Menominee Nation discusses her religious training and the place of spirituality at TCUs.

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In the Spirit of Our Ancestors

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Our ancestors have passed down spiritual traditions, rituals, and teachings that are place-based and reflect Native peoples’ understanding of creation. As Indigenous institutions, tribal colleges embody and sustain that knowledge for subsequent generations.

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There Is Hope For a More Equitable Future

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Although some argue that everyone has equal opportunity and equal status in America, women, and especially American Indian women, are greatly underrepresented in top leadership positions.

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Demystifying the Graduate School Application Process: Tips for Tribal College Students

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

A Haskell graduate offers some tips to help guide tribal college students interested in taking their education to the next level.

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At the Heart of the Tribal College Movement

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

A wall of separation may disconnect public and spiritual life in mainstream society, but at tribal colleges and universities spirituality is omnipresent.

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The Spiritual Journey of Chief Dull Knife College

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Since its founding, Chief Dull Knife College has sought to ground itself in Cheyenne culture, language, and spirituality. In this day and age, that grounding is more important than ever.

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Sacred Ceremonies in Unsacred Places

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Indigenous ceremonies contain centuries of wisdom and knowledge. We should be mindful of their power and how they may impact our emotional, spiritual, and mental well-being.

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Tribal College and University Students Explore 3D Printing and Technology Career Planning

October 26, 2018 - 11:23am

Through support from NNSA’s Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program, the Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering at University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) has become home to a premier opportunity for students from Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) exploring the latest developments in 3D printing technology.

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Diné College Faculty Honored for Poetry

October 26, 2018 - 9:05am

Two Diné College instructors were recently recognized for their poetry. Matthew Skeets and Haesong Kwon, both English instructors at Diné College, received honors from the National Poetry Series (NPS) and the Cowles Poetry Prize,

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Tribal College Press Publishes New E-book on Language Revitalization

October 24, 2018 - 8:46pm

LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION AT TRIBAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES_ OVERVIEWS PERSPECTIVES AND PROFILES 1993-2018

Tribal College Journal’s new imprint, Tribal College Press, has announced the publication of an e-book entitled, Language Revitalization at Tribal Colleges and Universities: Overviews,

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“The Spirit of Our People Runs Deep”: How a Program at Blackfeet Community College Offers Students Biomedical Research Experience

October 22, 2018 - 10:55am

At one tribal college in Montana, undergraduates and faculty are working together in their own lab, taking ownership of their work, and employing community-based methods that could mark a new chapter in scientific research involving Native communities.

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Northwest Indian College Awarded $3.5M Grant from the National Science Foundation

October 22, 2018 - 10:22am

NORTHWEST INDIAN COLLEGE CAMPUS

Northwest Indian College’s (NWIC’s) Salish Sea Research Center on the Lummi campus was awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support community-driven research in marine sciences.

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Tribal Colleges Celebrate Land-Grant Anniversary

October 19, 2018 - 6:20pm

On Oct. 20, 1994, 29 tribal colleges received land-grant institution status, giving them access to federal government resources, improving the lives of Native students through higher education, and helping propel American Indians toward self-sufficiency.

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Native Environmental Science Program Combines Culture And Data Science

October 19, 2018 - 6:20pm

The Salish Sea Research Center at Northwest Indian College Communities in the Salish Sea basin are working to clean up pollution and better understand how to foster a sustainable environment.

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Blackfeet Community College’s Education Program Is Improving Lives

October 17, 2018 - 12:36pm

BLACKFEET COMMUNITY COLLEGE TCTC PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

Education truly makes a difference in our society, as Blackfeet people and society as a whole.  Our unique worldview is valid and important.

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