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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Prepares for Giving Thanks Feast

November 5, 2018 - 8:46am

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SIGNThe 25th annual Giving Thanks Feast at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The event is sponsored by the student life organizations on campus and begins with an opening ceremony at 5:00 p.m.

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Grants to Increase Access to Education, Workforce Training and Health Care in Rural Communities

November 1, 2018 - 6:43pm

Oglala Lakota College, based in Kyle, is being awarded $491,493 to help Oglala Lakota College purchase equipment to set up Smart Rooms in nine of its instructional centers.

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National Native American Hall of Fame Names First Twelve Historic Inductees

November 1, 2018 - 6:39pm

“My ancestors should also be honored here,” said Hall of Fame inductee Sinte Gliska College President Lionel Bordeaux. “Our ancestors left us a challenge, be who we are instead of what others want us to be.”

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Trivia Question, Nov. 5

November 1, 2018 - 11:06am

Billy Ray Cyrus Rocks Stand-N-Vote Concert in North Dakota to Urge Native American Voting

October 31, 2018 - 6:34pm

Following through with his promise to stand up and help get out the Native vote, Billy Ray Cyrus performed for a packed house at Turtle Mountain Tribal Community College Sunday night.

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Report: Minimal Growth of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Medicine

October 31, 2018 - 1:35pm

“I think that there hasn’t been enough awareness of health careers beyond student nursing and at-life health professions for Native students,” said Carrie L. Billy, president and CEO of American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

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Indigenous Education Leader Receives International Award

October 29, 2018 - 6:45pm

The contributions to Indigenous education of Aunty Anne Leisha have been recognised today (Thurs) at a World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) Awards Conferral Ceremony.

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Horror on Harmon Hopes to Scare $7,000 for Student Scholarships

October 29, 2018 - 1:18pm

The haunted house has been said by many to be the scariest attraction in Bismarck.

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Lifting Our Vision

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

The tribal college movement was founded on a prayer, but it remains the challenge of each TCU to ensure the incorporation of spirituality into its college culture.

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Khéya Saves Her People

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Khéya was always the happiest, most compassionate, prayerful, and loving person among her people. But then wakȟáŋšiča concocted an evil plan to hurt her.

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The Spiritual Foundation of Tribal Colleges: A Reference List

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

A compilation of sources on Native spirituality for researchers, faculty, and students.

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Verna Fowler on the Spiritual Foundation of Tribal Colleges

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

The founding president of College of Menominee Nation discusses her religious training and the place of spirituality at TCUs.

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In the Spirit of Our Ancestors

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Our ancestors have passed down spiritual traditions, rituals, and teachings that are place-based and reflect Native peoples’ understanding of creation. As Indigenous institutions, tribal colleges embody and sustain that knowledge for subsequent generations.

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There Is Hope For a More Equitable Future

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Although some argue that everyone has equal opportunity and equal status in America, women, and especially American Indian women, are greatly underrepresented in top leadership positions.

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Demystifying the Graduate School Application Process: Tips for Tribal College Students

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

A Haskell graduate offers some tips to help guide tribal college students interested in taking their education to the next level.

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At the Heart of the Tribal College Movement

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

A wall of separation may disconnect public and spiritual life in mainstream society, but at tribal colleges and universities spirituality is omnipresent.

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The Spiritual Journey of Chief Dull Knife College

October 29, 2018 - 12:18pm

Since its founding, Chief Dull Knife College has sought to ground itself in Cheyenne culture, language, and spirituality. In this day and age, that grounding is more important than ever.

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