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Trivia Question #6 – Monday, Nov. 9

November 9, 2020 - 7:00am

What is the name of the Alaska Native corporation situated in southwestern Alaska that is primarily Yup’ik?

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NAU Collaborates with Navajo Technical University to Develop Restoration Strategies for Culturally Important Species

November 6, 2020 - 3:39pm

Northern Arizona University is part of a multiyear collaborative effort with Navajo Technical University (NTU) and the U.S. Forest Service to understand the status of pinyon-juniper woodlands and develop restoration techniques.

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New Mexico Voters Approves $156M Bond for Higher Ed, Tribal Schools and Schools for the Visually and Hearing-Impaired

November 6, 2020 - 3:37pm

Lawmakers have already outlined how the money will be spent, including $5.3 million for dining hall construction at the state-run New Mexico School for the Deaf and $1.4 million for a science building at Navajo Technical University, the country’s largest tribal college in the country, among other projects.

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Trivia Question #5 – Friday, Nov. 6

November 6, 2020 - 7:05am

What is the name of the Alaska Native corporation situated in southwestern Alaska that is primarily Yup’ik?

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American Indian College Fund Grant Recipient and Tribal College Scholar Earns Award

November 5, 2020 - 9:43pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDDr. Jennifer Janacek-Hartman, vice president of campus services at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, received the Most Innovative Approach to ROI Award from the ROI (Return on Investment) Institute.

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Northwest Indian College Cuts Tuition for Winter Quarter

November 5, 2020 - 9:35pm

Northwest Indian College (NWIC) will offer 50% off tuition via a tuition waiver for the upcoming winter quarter, as classes will continue to be offered virtually.

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NTU to Continue Hybrid Learning in the Spring and to Extend Tuition Assistance

November 5, 2020 - 9:31pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) will continue its hybrid learning environment this spring while also extending its 50% tuition assistance program to help alleviate students’ financial burdens associated with the pandemic.

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Lummi Nation Explores Participation in Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Trial

November 5, 2020 - 3:30pm

There will be a three-part process to determining whether the Lummi Nation will participate in the vaccine trial, including review and recommendations by the Northwest Indian College Institutional Review Board (IRB).

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Trivia Question #4 – Thursday, Nov. 5

November 5, 2020 - 7:05am

Which three signatories of the Treaty of New Echota were later assassinated for treason?

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Navajo Tech Doubles Space with New Academic Building in Chinle

November 4, 2020 - 3:19pm

Of the ten classrooms housed in the new building, two are chemistry labs while four can be combined for larger lectures with adjustable walls.

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Trivia Question #3 – Wednesday, Nov. 4

November 4, 2020 - 7:00am

Which two tribal colleges received federal funding under the Carl D. Perkins Act?

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Trivia Question #2 – Tuesday, Nov. 3

November 3, 2020 - 7:00am

What was the name of the Native celebrity who fled France by foot after the Nazi invasion, crossing the Pyrenees Mountains before ultimately returning to North America?

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IAIA Approved to Offer MFA Degrees in Studio Arts

November 2, 2020 - 1:18pm

The Higher Learning Commission, the accrediting body for the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), has approved the school’s application to launch a Master of Fine Arts program in studio arts.

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Partnership Helps Bring Fiber Internet to Haskell Indian Nations University

October 29, 2020 - 3:25pm

Efforts to improve Haskell’s connectivity had been stop and go in the past. Stephen Prue, executive assistant in Haskell’s Office of the President, said Haskell was part of a grant-funded tribal college information technology audit in 2016 that was largely facilitated by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

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American Indian College Fund Grant Recipient Named ROI Institute 2019 Award Winner

October 29, 2020 - 12:32pm

Dr. Jennifer Janacek-Hartman, Vice President of Campus Services at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, a tribal college in New Town, North Dakota, received the Most Innovative Approach to ROI award from the ROI Institute.

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College Expansion Moves Forward

October 26, 2020 - 6:20pm

LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWE COLLEGE EXPANSION MAPLac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is nearing completion on a master facility plan that will detail the expansion of its main campus as well as the development of outreach sites located on sister reservations.

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NTU Biology Major Elected as AISES Regional Representative

October 26, 2020 - 6:18pm

Biology major Jasmine Charley of Vanderwagen, New Mexico, was elected region 3 student representative at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s (AISES’s) spring regional conference.

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How One of the Oldest Tribal Colleges in the U.S. Opened for Students During a Pandemic

October 26, 2020 - 2:41pm

For the fall semester, the college opened a few of its classrooms, but kept most instruction online. To help students adjust, the college provided loaner laptops, wifi hotspots and offered a deal on tuition. As a result, enrollment remained near last year's levels.

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Website to Compile MMIP Cases Launched by Blackfeet Community College

October 26, 2020 - 2:41pm

The website is designed to act as a go-between for family of missing Indigenous persons who are not comfortable reporting a missing person directly to law enforcement.

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Aaniiih Nakoda, Stone Child Colleges Receive Grants

October 26, 2020 - 2:41pm

Aaniiih Nakoda College at the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation received $187, 923 and Stone Child College at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation received $161,200

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