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Pop Chalee Collection Preserved by IAIA

May 24, 2018 - 7:16pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts Archives has completed the arrangement, description, preservation and digital imaging of the Taos Pueblo artist Merina Lujan Hopkins (Pop Chalee) Papers, funded by a grant from the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board, an IAIA press release states.

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32 Earn Associate Degrees at LCO College

May 24, 2018 - 7:15pm

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College graduates were honored with diplomas and other awards at the Class of 2018 commencement Thursday, May 17, at the Sevenwinds Casino event center.

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Diné College Chosen for Virginia-Based Research Project

May 22, 2018 - 7:51pm

DINE COLLEGE - DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH PROJECT

A new partnership between Diné College and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will research factors that cause the spread of violent crime in the United States.

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Higher Education for American Indian and Alaskan Natives Increases Employment Rate But Does Not Close Earnings Gap

May 22, 2018 - 1:04pm

A postsecondary degree for the American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) populations increases employment rates and labor force participation but reaps smaller gains in earnings compared to their white counterparts.

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Salish Kootenai College Student Awarded George Lea Founders Scholarship

May 22, 2018 - 11:52am

Celina Gray, a Salish Kootenai College student, has been awarded the $5000 George Lea Founders Scholarship provided by the Public Lands Foundation. Gray, majoring in wildlife and fisheries biology, will begin her senior year in the fall of 2018.

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UH Hosts National Science Foundation Tribal College and University Leaders

May 22, 2018 - 11:51am

More than 80 respected leaders from tribal colleges, Alaskan Native-serving and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions from across the U.S. attended the forum.

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Video of Cherokee Student Detained at Marymount College for Showing Tribal ID Goes Viral

May 17, 2018 - 6:58pm

In the wake of the incident, the Marymount California University has issued a formal statement and the MCU President has apologized to Rojas.

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Salish Kootenai College Powwow Celebrates Graduates, Education

May 17, 2018 - 6:56pm

Salish Kootenai College hosted its annual Powwow and graduate honoring last week at the Joe McDonald Health and Wellness Center. Friday’s opening was lead by the Veteran’s Warrior Society who carried US, Canada, and Confederated Salish Kootenai tribal flags.

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New Bacone President Approaches Tribes for Funding

May 17, 2018 - 6:53pm

Founded in 1880 as Indian University, Bacone College is affiliated with the American Baptist Church of the United States and is located on land donated by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Since 2010, it has been the accreditation partner for Pawnee Nation College, one of Oklahoma’s two remaining tribal colleges.

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Solar Panels Installed at Red Lake Government Center

May 17, 2018 - 6:50pm

The solar arrays will next be installed on the other Twin Eagle building—Red Lake Nation College—followed by the three Seven Clans Casinos at Red Lake, Thief River Falls, and Warroad.

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Colstrip Awarded Nearly $1 Million Grant for Workforce Planning and Worker Training

May 17, 2018 - 6:48pm

The funding covers workforce training for Colstrip and other communities in Eastern Montana affected by coal-related layoffs, including the Northern Cheyenne, Crow, and Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux reservations.

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Navajo Technical University Has a Lot to Celebrate at Its 2018 Spring Commencement

May 15, 2018 - 10:16pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) welcomed an at-capacity crowd to its Wellness Center, as over 2,000 friends and family members witnessed the commencement of over 200 graduates earning a GED diploma,

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Diné College Graduates 190 Students; 31 Earn Bachelor’s Degrees

May 15, 2018 - 10:29am

More than 700 family members and friends packed the Tsaile campus on May 11 for the 50th anniversary graduating class at Diné College. The commencement also featured a record number of bachelor’s degree recipients,

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A Call to Action

May 15, 2018 - 10:13am

The recent incident of racial profiling and harassment of two Native students at Colorado State University is a wakeup call to be active in working towards a safer, more inclusive society.

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Career Educator Proud of Alma Mater, Diné College

May 11, 2018 - 9:18am

DINE COLLEGE EDUCATOR EUGENE CHARLEY

When it comes to education, giving back to the community is just as important as acquiring formal education itself. And, in some cases,

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What Nonprofit Higher Ed Must Learn from Colorado State’s Racial Profiling Incident

May 10, 2018 - 6:15pm

As institutions responsible for helping to educate an ever more diverse population,

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CSU Rousting Native Students on Tour Is All Too Typical, Advocate Says

May 10, 2018 - 6:13pm

Colorado State University is taking a barrage of flak after two Native American students who'd signed up to tour the campus were detained by police after the mother of another potential CSU attendee dialed 911 because their appearance disturbed her.

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Bacone College Closure Impacts Pawnee Nation College; Students Warned to Get Transcripts ASAP

May 10, 2018 - 6:12pm

Bacone College, a private college located in Muskogee, Oklahoma that is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and serves as accreditation partner for Pawnee Nation College, announced on Tuesday that it will be suspending operations beginning Monday due to major financial shortfalls.

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NTU Welding Technology Program Certifies Students with the American Welding Society

May 10, 2018 - 1:56pm

As the 2018 spring semester concludes at Navajo Technical University, 11 welding technology majors will earn their certification with the American Welding Society (AWS), proving their competence in the highest industry standards for professional welders.

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Hoeven, Udall Introduce Legislation to Support Native Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities

May 10, 2018 - 12:02pm

The Cultivating Resources, Opportunity, Prosperity and Sustainability (CROPS) for Indian Country Act (S. 2804) would authorize tribes to exercise greater self-governance for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs, such as forestry and nutrition, and update several other key USDA authorizations to better serve Tribes.

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