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Two Native Americans Detained on Colorado Campus Tour, American Indian College Fund Urges Colleges to Make Institutions Welcoming

May 7, 2018 - 7:02pm

The American Indian College Fund is urging education institutions to take steps to make their campuses welcoming environments for Native people and other people of color.

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Oglala Lakota College Students Win Business Award

May 7, 2018 - 12:58pm

A team of business students from Oglala Lakota College won the chapter of the year award at the American Indian Business Leaders' 2018 conference in Phoenix last month.

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A Mom on a College Tour Called the Cops on Two Native American Teens Because They Made her ‘Nervous’

May 7, 2018 - 12:44pm

The teens saved their own money to take the family’s only car and drive 7 hours from New Mexico to Fort Collins, Colorado, to visit the campus Monday.

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NTU Gets $14 Million for Housing

May 4, 2018 - 10:38am

The project, which will more than double the number of beds available to students, comes with an overall price tag of $27.6 million. Navajo Housing Authority has committed $9.3 million to the project while Navajo Technical University (NTU) will contribute $4 million.

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Scholarship Program for Native Americans to Create Pipeline of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Professionals in North Dakota

May 4, 2018 - 10:37am

The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with United Health Foundation, has launched The United Health Foundation Tribal Wellness Scholarship Program to create a pipeline of mental health and substance abuse professionals in North Dakota to serve remote and rural communities.

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San Carlos Apache College Announces New Partnerships

May 3, 2018 - 10:47am

The College’s participation in key events and discussions with potential partners throughout the community and state is helping the school get a good idea of what it can do in these two fields, which are central to the College’s nation-building agenda.

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It’s Time to Solve Issues in Oil Patch

April 30, 2018 - 4:47pm

Concerns remain in the Bakken over the amount of flaring still allowed, especially on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Federal regulators on Wednesday heard the complaints from Fort Berthold residents at a United Tribes Technical College meeting.

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US Student Enrollment Growth to ‘Decline Over Next Decade’

April 27, 2018 - 6:18pm

The number of students who are American Indian or Alaska Native will decline by 3 per cent to 143,000, according to the government's predictions.

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American Indian College Fund Receives $600,000 Grant from Strada Education Network to Study Economic and Social Impact of Tribal Colleges

April 27, 2018 - 6:16pm

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced today a new effort to study the impact of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) on the overall well-being of graduates from five institutions.

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LCO College Students Earn Achievement Awards

April 27, 2018 - 6:15pm

More than 60 students of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College were recognized for academic achievements and several of them received scholarships during the second annual student awards banquet at the Pipe Mustache Auditorium Wednesday, April 18.

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The Gregory Learning Center Strives to Give Adults a Better Future with More Opportunities

April 27, 2018 - 6:15pm

When Sinte Gleska first started the program, they had tutors in every tribal community. The current percentage of Native Americans in the program is about 90%.

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Joe’s Jiffy Stop Tanks Removed

April 27, 2018 - 6:12pm

Salish Kootenai College recently purchased the business and property, which will undergo extensive changes to fit into the mission of the tribal college founded by Dr. Joe McDonald and a small cadre of like-minded individuals back in the 1970s.

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Tribes Must Be On Board To See 65 Percent Attainment

April 27, 2018 - 6:11pm

South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) Universities do not offer tuition waivers to citizens of federally recognized Tribes. Many Lakota students attend off-reservations colleges or universities which offer a tuition waiver for citizens of federally recognized tribes.

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Healing the Sacred Program

April 27, 2018 - 6:11pm

Haskell Indian Nations University was award a $449,985 three year grant through the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). Through the grant, Developing Future Victim Specialists for Indian Country, OVC seeks to further cultivate a workforce focused on providing services to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims in hard-to- staff positions and locations.

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New President Named for Bacone College

April 27, 2018 - 6:10pm

Dr. Ferlin Clark, who formerly served at the helm of Diné College, a Native American institution in Northeast Arizona operated by the Navajo Nation, has been named to succeed Willis, he said. Clark, a Native American, also has served as assistant secretary for Indian Education in New Mexico.

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Haunted Haskell

April 27, 2018 - 6:09pm

Students who stay at Haskell often hear the laughter of children late at night. To this day, the students and faculty of Haskell experience
paranormal phenomena.

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To Remember the Past and Restore the Future

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

Grant opportunities from a variety of sources, enabled Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College to preserve tribal history for instructional use and posterity.

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A Wellspring of Culture and Wisdom: Aaniiih Nakoda College’s Minerva Allen (Sunk Pa)

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

Drawing on a lifetime of experience, ANC’s resident elder embodies the distinguishing qualities of what it means to be fully human.

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Making STEM Accessible and Effective through NASA Robotics Programs

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

In this original study, researchers from SIPI discuss how they made STEM education accessible and effective through NASA robotics education programs.

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Bringing Elders and Their Knowledge into TCU Curricula

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

An elder and instructor from Blackfeet Community College offers a blueprint on how TCUs can effectively employ elders across the curriculum.

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