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HBCUs and TCUs Get $70 Billion Funding Pledge from Biden-Harris

November 16, 2020 - 11:15am

The administration also plans to put $5 billion towards graduate programs in teaching, health care and STEM at HBCUs, TCUs and MSIs to invest more into diverse public school teachers.

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Red Lake Nation College to Participate in Give to the Max Day

November 16, 2020 - 11:11am

Give to the Max is a giving event that raises millions each year for nearly 6,000 causes across Minnesota and beyond.

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Trivia Question #11 – Monday, Nov. 16

November 16, 2020 - 7:00am

When was the Alaska Federation of Natives established?

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Iḷisaġvik College Thanks Pearl Brower for Service

November 16, 2020 - 1:03am

“It is with deep gratitude and appreciation that Iḷisaġvik College, the Iḷisaġvik College board of trustees and the North Slope community thank Dr. Pearl Brower for her 13 years of service,

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David Yarlott on Tribal College Students

November 15, 2020 - 11:31pm

The president of Little Big Horn College and chair of AIHEC’s board of directors, discusses how being a TCU student changed his life.

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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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