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Trivia Question #1 – Monday, Nov. 2

October 26, 2020 - 2:40pm

The word “okay” comes from which tribal language?

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

White Earth Tribal Community College, UMN Crookston Partner on 5-Year Grant

October 22, 2020 - 4:56pm

WETCC will be partnering with White Earth Head Start and the University of Minnesota Crookston to offer educational opportunities for Head Start staff to obtain their associate of arts (AA) degree with WETCC or a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota Crookston.

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The Montana Voters Who Could Decide Control of the Senate

October 22, 2020 - 4:55pm

To win, Bullock needs every vote he can get from Montana’s traditional Democratic coalition, which is composed of seniors and conservationists and, above all, Native Americans and union workers.

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FDLTCC Waives Application Fee

October 20, 2020 - 11:26pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGEFond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) is among the 30 colleges and seven universities of Minnesota State waiving application fees in October for all or part of College Knowledge Month,

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Bacone College Appoints Pratt as New CFO

October 19, 2020 - 3:16pm

“We are also excited that Ms. Pratt has joined our team as we continue on our mission to educate Native American students. She brings a steady and expert skill set to improve Bacone College’s financial status as we transform into a tribal college.”

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White Earth Head Start Staff Can Earn Degrees at UMC or White Earth Tribal and Community College

October 19, 2020 - 11:58am

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families has awarded White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC) a $500,000.00 grant per year for five years.

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Indigenous Peoples Virtual Training Series: Session 3: Land Cover Classification

October 19, 2020 - 11:58am

NASA’s Indigenous Peoples Pilot and the United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) are partnering to offer the virtual course "Introduction to Remote Sensing on Indigenous Lands."

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Pumpkin Run and Walk Goes Virtual for 2020

October 16, 2020 - 3:26pm

Registered participants complete a five-kilometer course of their own choice between October 15 through November 1. No overall, age-group or best costume awards will be handed out this year, although participants will be encouraged to submit individual results online to be included in the official results record for 2020

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A Case-Study in Community Needs-Based Research: Sitting Bull College’s Lakota Language Capacity Building Initiative

October 15, 2020 - 4:47pm

Sitting Bull College’s Lakota Language Capacity Building Initiative is an NSF-Funded project geared toward turning a corner in Lakota language revitalization while at the same time contributing to the documentation of Indigenous languages in the United States.

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NTU Faculty and Students Research on Energy Storage Systems Published in Journal of Power Sources

October 15, 2020 - 4:44pm

Results from the research showed that the choice of monomers and crosslinks affects the ability of the solution to form a solid gel. Increasing crosslinks allowed for more charge-discharge cycles, which translated to a higher capacity of the battery. It also allowed the battery to perform better at various temperatures, something useful in everyday application.

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Construction Continues on Red Lake Nation Solar Portfolio in Northern Minnesota

October 15, 2020 - 4:37pm

Red Lake Tribal leaders announced plans to begin a solar project capable of powering every casino and government building, in addition to the Red Lake Nation College campus in Northern Minnesota.

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BMCC’s New Bachelor’s Program in Childhood Education Helps Schools as Michigan Faces Teacher Shortage

October 15, 2020 - 1:47pm

Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) continues to shape their educational programs to meet the needs of the job market and local students. With a shortage of teachers throughout the state of Michigan,

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Former Diné College President Thomas Atcitty Passes Away

October 15, 2020 - 1:38pm

THOMAS ATCITTYThomas Atcitty, the third president of Navajo Community College (NCC), passed away October 11 of natural causes. Atcitty, who was from Shiprock, New Mexico,

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Student Responses to Presidential Debate

October 14, 2020 - 3:46pm

“I cannot believe that the President would not condemn [W]hite supremacy, I cannot believe the President told a [W]hite supremacist group to stand by, and I cannot believe the President tweeted afterwards for his supporters to watch the polls. I can easily believe Trump could do these things, but it’s absurd that he is the President which apparently represents the American people.

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KCATA Partners with Haskell Indian Nations University for Pilot Program

October 13, 2020 - 4:33pm

One of the key internship goals is, "Native American students are encouraged to share their Native American history and business knowledge to support KCATA's employee diversity and leverage vendor diversity and DBS/SBE Certification of Native firms."

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IAIA Sponsors Santa Fe Independent Film Festival Indigenous Film Program

October 12, 2020 - 6:22pm

The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, in partnership with the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), presents a program of eight feature films and 17 short films, highlighting the most exciting Indigenous themes and filmmakers of 2020.

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Bacone’s Enrollment Speaks Volumes About the College’s Progress

October 7, 2020 - 3:23pm

The ultimate goal was to become a tribal college recognized under the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, which would provide federal funding to the school for its primarily Native American student population.

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NHSC the First Tribal College to Offer New Sustainable Energy Technologies Program

October 7, 2020 - 3:22pm

The new degree program will provide students the opportunity to become installers, technicians and operators of both solar and wind technologies.

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Navajo Technical University’s Transportation Department Helps Students Persist with ‘Homework Express’

October 7, 2020 - 3:22pm

When COVID-19 hit the Navajo Nation in early March, Navajo Technical University’s (NTU) Transportation Department played a critical role in helping students persist by operating a homework delivery service known as the Homework Express.

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