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Governor Candidate Walz Visits Leech Lake Tribal College

October 16, 2018 - 6:56pm

The Democratic-Farmer-Labor party's gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz made a visit to northern Minnesota and to Indian Country on Monday, speaking to a crowd at Leech Lake Tribal College.

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Daniel H. Wilson Named as Guest Editor of TCJ Student

October 15, 2018 - 2:28pm

DANIEL H. WILSONBestselling author and scientist Dr. Daniel H. Wilson (Cherokee) will serve as guest editor for the 2019 edition of TCJ Student.

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Mullin Visits College of the Muscogee Nation

October 15, 2018 - 1:29pm

A student asked him what his thoughts were on Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrations around the country and the state replacing Columbus Day. “It doesn’t make me any difference, and I know it sounds bad on this. I’m not a big holiday person anyways. I’m not the right person to speak about that, because I’m not really big into celebrations and stuff,” Mullin said.

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Lummi Tribal College Pioneers First Degree of Its Kind in U.S.

October 12, 2018 - 11:25am

The tribal governance and business management degree has become the most popular bachelor’s program on campus, and second only to the general direct transfer associate’s degree for most popular program in the entire school.

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NTU Collaborates with Navajo Times and KTNN to Host First Navajo Nation Presidential Debate

October 12, 2018 - 9:33am

NEZ V SHIRLEY PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

On October 16, 2018, Navajo Technical University (NTU) will sit center stage as Navajo Nation presidential candidates Jonathan Nez and Joe Shirley Jr.

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UH Hilo’s Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program Receives International Accreditation

October 10, 2018 - 6:16pm

The University of Hawai`i at Hilo Ka Haka `Ula O Ke`elikōlani (KH`UOK) College of Hawaiian Language’s Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program received a 10-year accreditation from the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC).

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American Indian College Fund Co-Sponsors National Dialogue on Native Teacher Education at National Indian Education Association Conference

October 8, 2018 - 4:42pm

The work session will unveil NIEA’s new initiative to create a national Native Professional Educators Network (NPEN) to provide a national voice for strengthening Indigenous culture-based teacher education programs, shared practice, and models in ways that serve high concentration Indigenous communities, Indigenous immersion language programs/schools, and Native-focused and culture-based based programs/schools through four critical areas of focus.

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Navajo Technical University Seeks to Restore Gardening Practices on the Navajo Nation

October 8, 2018 - 3:03pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) has been offering free gardening workshops to community members in order to increase the knowledge base in the Navajo Nation about healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound methods.

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Prepares for Annual Pumpkin Run

October 8, 2018 - 8:52am

ANNUAL PUMPKIN RUN AT FDLTCC

It’s time to lace up your running shoes and register for northern Minnesota’s oldest and largest Halloween-themed race! Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will be hosting the 13th annual Pumpkin Run and Walk at 10:00 a.m.

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Navajo Technical University Engineering Programs Earn ABET Accreditation

October 3, 2018 - 4:14pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) reached another milestone in establishing itself as a premier university in the Southwest after its electrical and industrial engineering programs received notice of approval for accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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An ‘Azhoogan’ to BSU: AIRC Hosts Annual Tribal College Preview Day

October 3, 2018 - 12:06pm

Students from Red Lake Nation College, Leech Lake Tribal College, White Earth Tribal and Community College, and Fond du Lac spent a night in the university dorms, ate a couple meals in Walnut Hall, toured the campus and spoke to university advisers.

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National Science Foundation Invests in Tribal STEM Education

October 2, 2018 - 6:14pm

Through the National Science Foundation's Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP), the agency has awarded $14 million in grants to four tribal colleges and universities to establish Tribal Enterprise Advancement centers with a focus on science and engineering.

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Diné College Reorganizes Academic Divisions

October 1, 2018 - 2:44pm

Diné College officially created four new schools as of fall 2017, and with the start of a new full semester this year officials are lauding the move.

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The Tale of Two Rabbits: A Parable about Persistence

October 1, 2018 - 9:14am

Next time one of your peers is struggling, reach out and offer help. By banding and working together, we can reach our full potential.

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NSF Awards New Level of Support for Tribal Colleges, Establishes STEM Centers

September 28, 2018 - 6:50pm

The Tribal Enterprise Advancement (TEA) centers will build upon the scientific and engineering (S&E) expertise at the TCUs to prepare the next generation of scientific professionals who will serve as the decision-makers and intellectual resources for their tribes and communities.

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Navajo Tech Gets $1M for New Workforce Training Center

September 28, 2018 - 6:50pm

More than $1 million is being awarded to Navajo Technical University to build a training center to help displaced workers from the energy sector develop new skills.

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Mapping the Missing: Cartographer Plots Disappeared Native Women

September 28, 2018 - 6:48pm

For professional cartographer Annita Lucchesi, a descendant of the Cheyenne Tribe, the loss was personal - Heavyrunner was her student at the Blackfeet Community College.

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The Challenges of Tribal Libraries

September 28, 2018 - 6:48pm

Medicine Spring Library at Blackfeet Community College functions as an academic resource, community gathering spot, archives, and cultural center.

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First American Indian College Turns 50

September 27, 2018 - 6:07pm

Originally a community college, Diné College students are now able to obtain both associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in 16 subject areas and 20 specialties.

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George R.R. Martin Launches New Scholarship at the Institute of American Indian Arts

September 25, 2018 - 12:07am

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Cinematic Arts and Technology Department is pleased to announce the first annual George R.R. Martin Scholarship. Martin,

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