TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL

Institute of American Indian Arts Receives Grant for New Research Center

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) has been awarded $434,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the planning of a new research center at IAIA that focuses on the advancement of contemporary Native arts and culture,

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FDLTCC’s Economic Contribution Estimated at $49.5 Million

Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven universities, recently shared the results of a study that estimates that Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) contributes $49.5 million annually to the regional economy while supporting and sustaining 448 jobs.

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CMN Students Do Soil Research as Part of International Initiative

For two College of Menominee Nation (CMN) students, fall semester 2018 wrapped up with a statewide symposium highlighting Wisconsin’s participation in “Tiny Earth,” an international initiative involving nearly 10,000 students worldwide who took part in antibiotics research.

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‘Most People Live Paycheck to Paycheck.’ Government Shutdown Has Lawmakers, Locals Feeling the Pressure

Friday marked the first missed paycheck for federal employees, although it also marked the close of the shutdown's third week. Cynthia Lindquist, president of Spirit Lake's Cankdeska Cikana Community College, said her federally employed friends and family members are anxious about how to survive the shutdown financially.

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Program Directors Work to Keep Centuries-Old Promises to American Indians

Lowe has built relationships with tribal high schools, communities, and colleges. Universities that partner with tribal colleges are “really forward thinking,” she says, and she is especially proud of Harvard’s partnership with the American Indian College Fund’s American Indian Law School Scholarship, which gives selected Indigenous students full funding for Harvard Law School.

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Idaho Company Steals from South Dakota Tribe, Alaska Natives

The business took $54,000 from the Oglala Sioux Tribe in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, prosecutors said. It convinced an employee at a local college, the Oglala Lakota College, to sign an authorization form. All Around Sports used that form to get money wired from the tribe’s bank account, prosecutors said.

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Theater Project at College of Menominee Nation Wins Packers Foundation Arts and Culture Grant

“Revival” takes on new meaning for the Menominee Theater Project thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation. The award, announced in December ceremonies at the Lambeau Field atrium,

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RREAL’s White Earth Nation Community Solar for Community Action Receives LCCMR Recommendation

RREAL’s work with the Leech Lake Community College about the conservation benefits of solar plus-the solar workforce development and job creation aspects of this project are a big economic boost for the community and our state

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‘The Dead Cannot Cry Out for Justice’: Blackfeet Seek Solutions to Murders, Disappearances

Diana Burd with the local Silent Warrior Coalition urged the group at Blackfeet Community College to press Congress for its passage. “We can pass that through just by bugging them,” she predicted.

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Haskell Ag Lab Called Key to UNL’s Work in Northeast Nebraska

eaders from the university's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Haskell Ag Laboratory and Nebraska Extension have connected with leaders at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Wayne State College, Northeast Community College, Nebraska Indian Community College, Little Priest Tribal College and Wayne Community Schools.

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