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CMN Earns Awards for Community Engagement

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

A long-standing scholarly collaboration between the College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN’s) Sustainable Development Institute continues to receive praise and recognition. Michigan State University (MSU) recently announced that CMN is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Community Engagement Scholarship Award and its Distinguished Partnership Award for Community Engaged Research.

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SBC Offers an Array of Family Services

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Sitting Bull College (SBC) student Austin Kasto’s morning begins like so many other young mothers. She gets herself and her two young children ready to leave,

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IAIA Reopens Childcare Center

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

According to the American Indian College Fund, 91% of Native American scholarship recipients are classified as non-traditional students, meaning they have at least one child,

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Family Values, the Tribal College Way

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Rooted in Indian values, tribal colleges exist to help people—and students with families are core constituents.

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Offering Tobacco

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

“With hesitation, I asked him to share, to tell me anything that came to mind, to tell me what he remembered . . .”

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Afterlives of Indigenous Archives: Essays in Honor of the Occom Circle

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

Edited by Ivy Schweitzer and Gordon Henry
Dartmouth College Press (2019)
265 pages
Review by Rhiannon Sorrell

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Support Services for Families at Diné College

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

A new and extensive family housing complex is just one way America’s first tribal college serves students with families.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: Meet Leia Fish and Jayda Loonsfoot

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

Tribal college students are passionate about their alma maters. Leia Fish helps create a path for other Natives to attend a TCU—including her daughter.

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KU, Haskell Students to Present Research at Annual Symposium

April 27, 2020 - 12:05pm

Research on fruit fly development, traumatic brain injury, Kansas streams, fanged frogs and ancient migrations of indigenous communities will be among student research presented at the 20th annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Student Research Symposium

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Lee Heading to FDLTCC to Continue Academic and Athletic Career

April 27, 2020 - 11:52am

After earning a spot on the All-District team for the last three years, Lee committed to attend Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, Minnesota.

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Montana’s Missing Indigenous Persons Database Nearing Completion

April 27, 2020 - 11:50am

That grant was awarded to Blackfeet Community College in March, and work on the database is underway.

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Remote Learning Roadblocks Threaten Enrollment For Indigenous Students, Colleges

April 22, 2020 - 6:36pm

Lack of internet access and financial pressures are raising concerns about a potential increased rate of Native American college dropouts. As classes move online during the coronavirus pandemic, tribal colleges report more students are withdrawing or aren’t participating.

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CARES Funding Supplements Navajo Technical University’s Distance Education Efforts

April 22, 2020 - 12:43pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) will be distributing federal funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist students as the university has transitioned its course delivery to emergency distance education.

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American Indian College Fund Receives Emergency Relief Grant from Mellon Foundation

April 22, 2020 - 12:20pm

AICF PRESIDENT CHERYL CRAZY BULLThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced a $4 million grant to the American Indian College Fund to support college students whose educational progress has been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Earth Week 2020 Virtual Activities Scheduled at FDLTCC

April 20, 2020 - 11:41am

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will continue the annual campus tradition of celebrating Earth Week through a week-long celebration of Planet Earth set for April 20-24,

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College Fund Recognizes Tribal College Students of the Year

April 16, 2020 - 9:18pm

The American Indian College Fund has announced the names of the 35 tribal college students of the year and is honoring them with a $1,200 scholarship.

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BCC Announces Rocky DuBray Wins American Indian College Fund Student of the Year Award

April 16, 2020 - 6:09pm

DuBray has grown academically across a wide range of disciplines appropriate to his educational level during his time at Blackfeet Community College.

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NTU Showcases Student Research and Capstone Projects Prior to COVID-19

April 16, 2020 - 6:08pm

Navajo Technical University’s 8th Annual Research Day was held March 5 and featured research, capstone, and science fair projects from students throughout the region.

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The American Indian College Fund Honors First Generation Scholars

April 14, 2020 - 10:09pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDThe American Indian College Fund was set to honor 36 American Indian first-generation scholarship recipients at its 2020 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet in Albuquerque,

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