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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 5)

December 9, 2019 - 5:33pm

In this ongoing podcast series, veteran TCU leader Tom Davis discusses some of the funding obstacles tribal colleges had to overcome and underscores the importance of federal funding.

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IAIA Students Participate in Indianer Inuit film festival in Germany

December 9, 2019 - 5:07pm

Students and alumni from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) have been selected to participate in the Indianer Inuit: The North American Native Film Festival which takes place in Stuttgart,

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AIHEC Applauds Senate Passage of the FUTURE Act

December 6, 2019 - 3:21pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), which comprises the nation’s 37 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), applauds Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN),

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The Best Native Books of 2019

December 3, 2019 - 12:04pm

Winter is a time for storytelling and gift giving. The professor from College of Menominee Nation highlights some of the best Native books published in 2019.

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Diné College Hosts Elderly Appreciation Celebration

December 2, 2019 - 8:55am

Carmelita Litson wove her way through a throng of student and administrative helpers Wednesday as they talked and mingled with dozens of senior citizens gathered for the second annual Elder Appreciation Celebration.

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New Program at Bay Mills Community College Offers Students Financial Assistance

November 26, 2019 - 3:36pm

BAY MILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS BUILDING

Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) is now offering students financial support through the Waganakising Odawa Career and Technical Education Program (WOCTEP). The program provides support for associate degree and certificate programs in medical office studies,

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Stephanie Hammitt Named President of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

November 22, 2019 - 7:08pm

STEPHANIE HAMMITThe board of trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Stephanie Hammitt to serve as the permanent president of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC).

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American Indian College Fund Says New Proclamation Undermines Significance of Native People

November 15, 2019 - 4:46pm

“Native American Heritage Month allows us to honor our indigenous populations and for us specifically, the Native students we support,” says Cheryl Crazy Bull, president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “While we are pleased that earlier this fall, President Trump still proclaimed November as Native American Heritage Month, we worry that this latest decree impacts the American understanding of the repercussions this country’s founding had on Native people.”

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Tester Leads Colleagues in Push to Renew Funding for Montana’s Tribal Colleges and Universities

November 15, 2019 - 4:46pm

“Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and minority serving institutions (MSIs) are an essential component of America’s higher education and workforce development system,” Tester and his colleagues wrote.

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Horror on Harmon Rasies $9,700 for UTTC Scholarships

November 15, 2019 - 4:40pm

This year, the haunted house raised more than $9,700 for scholarships at United Tribes Technical College. Higher than the average of about $5,000.

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Diné College Holds Teacher Boot Camp

November 15, 2019 - 4:37pm

The School of Dine Studies and Education (SDSE) recently hosted a Teacher Licensure Boot Camp. The event was sponsored by the Navajo Nation Teacher Education Consortium (NNTEC).

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Tribal Colleges and Universities Provide Support, Affordable Degrees to Native Students

November 15, 2019 - 4:37pm

Based on the survey report, “Alumni of Tribal Colleges and Universities Better Their Communities,” Native American students who attend TCUs benefit significantly more from their college experience compared to peers who attend non-TCUs.

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FDLTCC Seeks Writing, Art Submissions for Annual Anthology

November 15, 2019 - 4:37pm

Cloquet's Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College English Department is calling for submissions to enter in the eighth edition of "The Thunderbird Review," the college’s annual anthology of creative writing and art.

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New Mexico Congressional Delegation Announces Funding For Arrowhead Center For Tribal Businesses, Through NMSU And Navajo Technical University

November 15, 2019 - 4:36pm

“The funding awarded today will help Navajo Technical University and NMSU find innovative ways to support Native students and collaborate with Native entrepreneurs as they power the economic engines of their communities.”

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Invisible Reality: Storytellers, Storytakers, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet

November 8, 2019 - 1:54pm

By Rosalyn R. LaPier
University of Nebraska Press (2017)
246 pages

“Rosalyn R. LaPier demonstrates that Blackfeet history is incomplete without an understanding of the Blackfeet people’s relationship and mode of interaction with the “invisible reality” of the supernatural world.

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The Gift of Knowledge: Ttnúwit Átawish Nch’inch’imamí: Reflections on Sahaptin Ways

November 8, 2019 - 1:53pm

By Virginia R. Beavert
University of Washington Press (2017)
208 pages

The Gift of Knowledge / Ttnuwit Atawish Nch’inch’imamí is a treasure trove of material for those interested in Native American culture.

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White Birch, Red Hawthorn: A Memoir

November 8, 2019 - 1:51pm

By Nora Murphy
University of Minnesota Press (2017)
179 pages

“Nora Murphy tells the story of her ancestors’ maple grove that,

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Native Apparitions: Critical Perspectives on Hollywood’s Indians

November 8, 2019 - 1:47pm

Edited by Steve Pavlik, M. Elise Marubbio, and Tom Holm
University of Arizona Press (2017)
240 pages

“In Cherokee,

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The Rise and Fall of D-Q University: Foundations

November 8, 2019 - 1:26pm

This first installment of a three-part, TCJ-exclusive series explores the origins of one of the “Original Six” tribal colleges.

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