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Jewel Big Crow Crowned Miss SGU Winyan 2019

February 8, 2019 - 11:43am

After a festive week of activities, The Todd County Tribune caught up with incoming Miss SGU Winyan Jewel Big Crow and outgoing Miss SGU Sannita (Blue Thunder) One Star before the final Gand Entry of Sinte Gleska University’s Founders Week Wacipi on Sunday afternoon.

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American Indian College Fund Publishes Report on Higher Education Equity Initiative for Native Americans

February 8, 2019 - 11:42am

The American Indian College Fund published its report on how colleges and universities can promote visibility of and create healthy learning environments for Native American students.

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Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College Hosts Nursing and Healthcare Expo

February 8, 2019 - 11:41am

Students and community members had a chance to meet healthcare professionals and learn about how to get jobs in the field.

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Tribal College Students and Leaders Visit Capitol Hill for Legislative Summit

February 6, 2019 - 3:43pm

Tribal college and university (TCU) delegations travelled to Washington, DC this week for the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC’s) annual legislative summit. As the federal government recovers from the longest shutdown in American history,

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Northwest Indian College Receives $200k from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

February 6, 2019 - 3:40pm

NORTHWEST INDIAN COLLEGEThe Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, located in Scott County Minnesota, recently donated $200,000 to the Northwest Indian College (NWIC) in support of phase IV of its capital vision to create a four-year university and sanctuary of learning for Native students.

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Diné College Joins Tiny Earth Antibiotics Initiative

February 6, 2019 - 10:19am

Diné College is joining the push to mitigate one of the most critical public health crises facing the world: antibiotic resistance. Diné College professors Barbara Klein and Shazia Tabassum Hakim recently took part in a week-long seminar at the University of Wisconsin related to the Tiny Earth initiative,

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AIHEC Hosts Meeting on Embedding Behavioral Health and Health Research into TCU Curricula

February 1, 2019 - 9:02am

AIHEC NATIVE AMERICAN RESEARCH CENTERS FOR HEALTH CONCLAVE

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) and Aseto’ne Network Project hosted a meeting for TCU faculty January 3-4,

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Indigenous Academia

January 31, 2019 - 7:01pm

Dr Hohaia Collier of Ngati Porou is the new Chancellor of the World Indigenous Nations University.

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Ignored and Deported, Cree ‘Refugees’ Echo the Crises of Today

January 31, 2019 - 7:00pm

Stamper and others at the tribe’s Stone Child College have worked to help the rising generation “retain this history.”

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American Indian College Fund Announces Full Circle Scholarship Opportunities

January 28, 2019 - 7:45pm

As the American Indian College Fund celebrates its 30th year, the application for its signature scholarship program—The Full Circle Scholarship—has opened to support Native American college students during the 2019-2020 school year.

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Long-Time Diné College Educator Passes Away at 86

January 28, 2019 - 7:41pm

LONGTIME DINE COLLEGE EDUCATOR  MARTHA JACKSONDiné College lost a pillar of the community when long-time educator and silversmith Martha Jackson died January 16 at the age of 86. Lawrence Isaac Jr.,

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FDLTCC Cooks Up Fundraiser

January 28, 2019 - 6:15pm

Food for Thought raised over $20,000 was raised for the FDLTCC student scholarship fund.

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Indigenous Symposium on Water Research, Education, and Engagement

January 28, 2019 - 6:14pm

The symposium brought 36 indigenous scientists, community activists, elders, and allies to Salish Kootenai College.

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Sinte Gleska University Announces Founders’ Week Activities

January 28, 2019 - 6:13pm

This year's theme is Preparing the Next Chapter for the Sicangu Oyate and Sinte Gleska University.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Receives Grant for New Research Center

January 28, 2019 - 1:24pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) has been awarded $434,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the planning of a new research center at IAIA that focuses on the advancement of contemporary Native arts and culture,

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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Instructor Wins Faculty Fellowship

January 23, 2019 - 2:19pm

REBECCA FROST

Rebecca Frost of Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, Michigan, has won the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s (CCCC’s) Tribal College Faculty Fellowship.

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FDLTCC’s Economic Contribution Estimated at $49.5 Million

January 17, 2019 - 11:17am

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE 2018

Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven universities, recently shared the results of a study that estimates that Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) contributes $49.5 million annually to the regional economy while supporting and sustaining 448 jobs.

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CMN Students Do Soil Research as Part of International Initiative

January 15, 2019 - 9:08pm

For two College of Menominee Nation (CMN) students, fall semester 2018 wrapped up with a statewide symposium highlighting Wisconsin’s participation in “Tiny Earth,” an international initiative involving nearly 10,000 students worldwide who took part in antibiotics research.

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‘Most People Live Paycheck to Paycheck.’ Government Shutdown Has Lawmakers, Locals Feeling the Pressure

January 14, 2019 - 6:38pm

Friday marked the first missed paycheck for federal employees, although it also marked the close of the shutdown's third week. Cynthia Lindquist, president of Spirit Lake's Cankdeska Cikana Community College, said her federally employed friends and family members are anxious about how to survive the shutdown financially.

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Program Directors Work to Keep Centuries-Old Promises to American Indians

January 14, 2019 - 4:54pm

Lowe has built relationships with tribal high schools, communities, and colleges. Universities that partner with tribal colleges are “really forward thinking,” she says, and she is especially proud of Harvard’s partnership with the American Indian College Fund’s American Indian Law School Scholarship, which gives selected Indigenous students full funding for Harvard Law School.

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