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Panel: Marginalized Groups Need Diversity Officers

March 11, 2019 - 11:24am

The skepticism many Native Americans and other indigenous peoples have had toward predominantly White educational institutions is a response to how they historically have been disrespected and miseducated by those systems, contended Carrie L. Billy, president and chief executive officer of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

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State Officials Tout Walz Budget at FDLTCC

March 8, 2019 - 6:10pm

"The reason you feel at home here is because you see your culture here; you see Ojibwe culture here," Olson said, receiving cheers and applause from the audience. "You see native culture; you see native staff and faculty. You just feel at home."

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George Washington University Admits NTU Student to Native American Leadership Program

March 6, 2019 - 6:23pm

Leslie Tsosie, who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Diné Culture, Language and Leadership from NTU in December, was accepted into George Washington University’s Native American Leadership Program for the 2019 spring semester in Washington, DC.

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Lt. Gov., Higher Ed Commissioner Visit Fond du Lac Tribal College

March 6, 2019 - 6:20pm

A statewide "education tour" brought Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan (D-Minn.) to Cloquet. Flanagan and Department of Higher Education Commissioner Dennis Olson, Jr., talk to students, staff and faculty at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

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TCJ Student Writing Contest Winners Announced

March 6, 2019 - 12:42pm

Tribal College Journal has announced the winners of its 2019 TCJ Student creative writing contest. This year, the contest brought in scores of entries from tribal college and university (TCU) students from around Indian Country.

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The Heartbeat of History

March 1, 2019 - 8:00am

For tribal college students, the study of history, especially Indigenous peoples’ history, is not merely an homage to bygone eras, but rather the act of recognizing how the courage of their ancestors lives on through each of them.

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NM House Backs Extending Lottery Scholarship to Tribal Colleges

February 27, 2019 - 6:37pm

NTU believes it is a step in the right direction because it broadens access to higher education for students across the state, Guy stated.

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Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes to Visit LCO College Today

February 26, 2019 - 6:04pm

“We embrace the opportunity to host Wisconsin’s first African American Lieutenant Governor to discuss the college’s powerful role in the state’s educational, economic, and social future,” said Dr. Russell Swagger, president of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College.

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Meet Local Farmers at First Carlton County Local Food Fair

February 26, 2019 - 6:04pm

The inaugural free event will be held at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet.

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Tribal College Journal Partners with Native Film Festival

February 26, 2019 - 9:26am

POCAHONTAS REFRAMED STORYTELLERS FILM FESTIVAL

 Tribal College Journal (TCJ) has announced that it is partnering with the Pocahontas Reframed “Storytellers” Film Festival,

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Inupiat Heritage Center Celebrates 20 Years

February 25, 2019 - 6:32pm

By 1996, the project was growing and Ilisagvik College took over leadership. The heritage center held its grand opening three years later, in 1999.

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Human Trafficking Affects Tribes in Montana

February 22, 2019 - 6:20pm

“Human trafficking is about vulnerability,” said Katathrina Werner, Missoula Chair and founder of Human Trafficking Task Force. This was the theme at last Monday night during the Human Trafficking free community meeting at Salish Kootenai College sponsored by SKC, Lake County Sheriff’s Department and Missoula Human Trafficking Task Force.

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Committee Kills Bill to Give Scholarships to Tribal Colleges for Non-Tribal Students

February 22, 2019 - 6:19pm

If House Bill 1150 had survived, the Board of Regents would be able to dole out $50,000 from the state’s general fund for scholarships at $4,000 per applicant per year to non-tribal students attending tribal colleges.

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Bills to Address Montana’s Teacher Shortage Attract Advocates from Bainville to Browning

February 22, 2019 - 6:18pm

The Browning School District, Blackfeet Community College and University of Montana Western recently received a pair of federal grants to train future teachers with roots in the Blackfeet community, especially those already working in non-licensed positions in schools.

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Cultural Connections at Tribal Colleges

February 22, 2019 - 6:17pm

A focus on Native American culture, values and a sense of belonging at tribal colleges is a strong draw for many of their students, according to a new study. That’s important because such relationships cultivate engaged students, who are then more likely to stay in college.

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Diné College Lecture Looks at Higher Ed Achievement Gap

February 21, 2019 - 10:40pm

DINE COLLEGE NEWS TEAM

Dr. Kelly Cowan recently presented a lecture entitled, “Minding the Gap Between Under-Resourced and Fully-Resourced Students.” The talk was presented at Diné College’s Tuba City Center,

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Chefs Raise Awareness and Funds for Native Higher Education

February 21, 2019 - 10:36pm

TWIN CITIES CHEF EATSS

Many Native people have tasted indigenous squash and enjoyed staghorn sumac, along with the tart/sweet delicious taste of chokecherries. But most people outside of Native communities have not had that pleasure.

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Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education

February 21, 2019 - 6:34pm

A report from the American Indian College Fund offers a scalable plan for making college campuses safer and more welcoming to American Indians and Alaska Natives, of whom only 14 percent have a college degree.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Launches GoFundMe Campaign for Childcare Center

February 20, 2019 - 8:05pm

CCCC GO FUND ME CAMPAIGN

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) in Fort Totten, North Dakota, has launched a GoFundMe campaign in an effort to provide childcare services for students,

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Northwest Indian College Receives $200k Donation for Expansion Project

February 18, 2019 - 6:13pm

The Skakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Scott County, Minnesota donated $200,000 to NWIC in support of the fourth phase of its expansion.

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