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Michael R.L. Begay of IAIA Wins TCJ Student Best Film Award

April 17, 2019 - 6:32pm

Tribal College Journal has announced that Michael R.L. Begay of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is the recipient of the 2019 TCJ Student Best Film Award for his original work,

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IAIA’s Red Quilt Solidarity Project Created to Support Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women

April 17, 2019 - 6:26pm

The Red Quilt Solidarity Project is an international awareness initiative dedicated to missing/murdered Indigenous women (MMIW). While the numbers of unreported, unsolved, and uninvestigated cases of MMIW are astounding,

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‘The Horse Nation Is Here for Us’: How Lakota Culture Is Helping Treat Child Trauma in South Dakota

April 17, 2019 - 6:23pm

Then, in 2013, faculty at Sinte Gleska University reached out to him about returning to his family ranching roots and starting this program, called Tiwahe Glu Kini Pi ("Bringing the Family Back to Life"), with some horses donated by local ranchers.

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How T.C. Cannon and His Contemporaries Changed Native American Art

April 17, 2019 - 6:22pm

“This confluence of the quality of the instructors, the energy and sharing of students that was encouraged, the political energy surrounding the 1960s and ’70s [and] the Civil Rights movement,” Kramer says, all combined to make IAIA a place of highly productive ferment.

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Emotional Election Results Announced During Tribal Assembly

April 15, 2019 - 6:48pm

The 21-year-old from Kake, currently a student at Northwest Indian College in Bellingham, Washington, was voted emerging leader Friday morning during the last day of Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s 84th annual Tribal Assembly.

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Letter: Online Learning Can Benefit Those with Autism

April 15, 2019 - 6:47pm

"Today, I'm attending Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College, where I'll receive my Associate's Degree this May. Had it not been for the encouragement and support I received at ISMN, I wouldn't have made it this far."

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Author Reading, Book Release, Art Exhibit, and Music Highlight 2019 Fine Arts Week at FDLTCC

April 15, 2019 - 11:27am

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT NIGHT

The fine arts departments at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) are presenting a schedule of activities on campus to celebrate Fine Arts Week,

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California Indian Nations College Opens, Establishes Degree Program in Partnership with Local Colleges

April 12, 2019 - 6:50pm

The college was established through a philanthropic $3 million gift from the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians.

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UTTC Hosts Bone Marrow Registry to Increase Donors of Diverse Backgrounds

April 12, 2019 - 11:57am

Patients that need bone marrow transplants are most likely to match with someone who shares their ethnic background. This is why United Tribes Technical College is hosting a bone marrow registry drive.

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Reward in Ashley Loring HeavyRunner Case Increased to $15,000

April 12, 2019 - 11:56am

Loring has been missing from the Blackfeet Reservation for almost two years. She was last seen in Browning in June of 2017, but there is confusion about the exact day.

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New Sensory Garden at NWIC Early Learning Center

April 12, 2019 - 11:55am

The NWIC Early Learning Center’s newly installed Sensory Garden supports children’s education in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Prepares for Law Enforcement Career Expo

April 10, 2019 - 7:57pm

FDLCC LAW ENFORCEMENT BADGE

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) is hosting the 16th annual Law Enforcement Career Expo and Campus Visit Day from 10:00 a.m.

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New Position Created for Native American Outreach

April 10, 2019 - 6:11pm

Blackfeet Community College and Salish Kootenai College have a long history of coordination with UM. With this new position, they hope to expand on that relationship and get Native American students with associate’s degrees and certificates into undergraduate programs at UM.

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NTU Students Showcase Their Career and Technical Skills at the 2019 SkillsUSA State Competition

April 10, 2019 - 5:45pm

Ten Navajo Technical University (NTU) students will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky in June to compete in the SkillsUSA national conference after winning gold medals at the SkillsUSA state competition at Central New Mexico Community College.

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The Science of Fun: Across the Universe Showcases STEM at Leech Lake Tribal College

April 10, 2019 - 10:44am

At Leech Lake Tribal College Thursday, it was the former in Michael Price's "StarLab," where he told attendees about Ojibwe star knowledge at the college's fourth-annual Across the Universe family night.

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A Celebration of Art for Oglala Lakota College Students and Staff

April 10, 2019 - 10:44am

The exhibit is hosted by The Heritage Center and includes 40 pieces of work submitted by both OLC staff and students that feature a wide array of mediums.

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American Indian College Fund Staff Publish Article on Role of Place and Ecology in Tribal Colleges and Universities

April 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, with Emily White Hat, Director, Strategy and National Outreach of the College Fund, have published a scholarly paper exploring how tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) incorporate tribal values and knowledge of land sustainability and ecology into their institutions, making them substantially different from other academic institutions.

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Students Learn about Natural Resources at Environmental Fair

April 8, 2019 - 5:20pm

Students from Baraga, L’Anse, Sacred Heart, and Arvon schools gathered at the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College on Wednesday for an environmental fair.

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IAIA alumni Tommy Orange and Terese Mailhot Receive PEN/Hemingway and Whiting Non-Fiction Awards

April 8, 2019 - 4:29pm

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Two alumni from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), both of whom have appeared on the New York Times Best Sellers List this year—Terese Mailhot (Seabird Island Band) and Tommy Orange (Cheyenne/Arapaho)—received major literary awards this month: Mailhot won the 2019 Whiting Award for nonfiction for her book Heart Berries: A Memoir 

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FDLTCC Receives NOAA Extreme Weather Education Grant

April 3, 2019 - 11:12pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENTRANCE SIGN

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) was awarded a $499,407 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Environmental Literacy Program to advance community resilience through environmental and climate education.

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