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CMN Students Offered Emergency Food and Products at “Helping Closet”

December 17, 2018 - 4:25pm

It can be a hard choice for some college students: putting fuel in their cars to get to school or spending that money on food.

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Red Lake, Leech Lake Tribal Colleges to Receive $157,000 for Humanities Projects

December 17, 2018 - 12:18pm

Red Lake Nation College and Leech Lake Tribal College are set to receive $97,000 and $60,000, respectively.

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For Native Americans, a Duo Represents

December 17, 2018 - 12:03pm

A graduate of Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kan., Veneski is the first student admitted to the Law School from a tribal university. Fletcher, who graduated from Princeton University earlier this year, is the first recipient of the American Indian College Fund Law School Scholarship.

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AIHEC Applauds Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

December 16, 2018 - 10:51pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) has issued a statement applauding the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. With necessary updates and enhanced provisions,

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Northern Minnesota Tribe Shows Country How to Do Community Solar

December 14, 2018 - 6:20pm

Last summer on a reservation in northern Minnesota, students from Leech Lake Tribal College earned their solar installation licenses while they dug, drilled and connected five photovoltaic arrays.

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Candidates Offer Views at KBOCC Forum

December 12, 2018 - 6:32pm

On Thursday night at the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (KBOCC), eight candidates for Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s (KBIC) Tribal Council gathered to answer questions assembled by the KBOCC’s tribal government class and student government.

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Summer Undergraduate Researcher Increases Knowledge, Confidence

December 12, 2018 - 6:32pm

“You can learn a lot here in a small amount of time.” That is how Oglala Lakota College student Dillon Nelson described his summer doing undergraduate research in food science at South Dakota State University.

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Cassandra Manuelito Gives Address to Conclude Diné College’s Anniversary Celebration

December 12, 2018 - 3:39pm

Cassandra Manuelito KerkvlietDr. Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet recently gave an address as the final speaker for Diné College’s 50th anniversary celebration. The two-hour talk, held at the Student Union Building,

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Four TCU Faculty Members Earn Degrees with College Fund’s Fellows Program

December 12, 2018 - 10:28am

Four tribal college and university (TCU) faculty participating in the American Indian College Fund’s Mellon Faculty Career Enhancement Fellows Program have graduated. They will now serve their TCUs using their knowledge and new degrees.

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Thank the Creator for “Radical” Native Women

December 3, 2018 - 5:03pm

As the first Native women ever elected to Congress, Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland are heroes for our daughters, role models for our students, and bearers of hope for us all.

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Diné College to Re-Establish College Press

November 30, 2018 - 6:14pm

The Press went dormant in the late 1990s, but current Diné College President Monty Roessel confirmed that things should be back in the fore in a matter of time.

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Trivia Question #20

November 30, 2018 - 8:00am

What do the Hopis and the Comanches have in common?

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Run Centers on Navajo Clan System

November 29, 2018 - 10:17am

Approximately 65 people completed a running event Monday at Navajo Technical University that was designed to teach about the Navajo clan system.

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NTU Receives Funding for Center for Advanced Manufacturing

November 29, 2018 - 9:06am

Navajo Technical University (NTU) was awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the NTU Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The funding ensures a solid foundation for the center’s future,

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Institute of American Indian Arts Students Featured at the Congressional Exhibition Project

November 29, 2018 - 9:03am

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) student Gregory Ballenger (Diné) was selected to participate in the Congressional Exhibition Project’s second Native American art reception, a celebration in honor of Native American Heritage Month.

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Trivia Question #19

November 29, 2018 - 8:00am

What are the three, federally recognized Ute reservations?

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Trivia Question #18

November 28, 2018 - 8:00am

Both Sacajawea and her son had nicknames given to them during their journey with Lewis and Clark. What were they?

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Oglala Lakota College Campus in Rapid City Getting Cultural Center, Greenhouse Thanks to Ford Grant

November 27, 2018 - 6:32pm

The grant will be used to design and build a multipurpose learning center and greenhouse for the Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation on the Oglala Lakota College He Sapa campus in Rapid City.

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Restoration Revisited

November 27, 2018 - 5:07pm

College of Menominee Nation is producing a play, “Menominee Restoration Day: Reader’s Theatre That Helps Us Remember,” to educate the next generation about how the Menominee tribe lost its status and how it was regained.

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