The symposium brought 36 indigenous scientists, community activists, elders, and allies to Salish Kootenai College.
This year's theme is Preparing the Next Chapter for the Sicangu Oyate and Sinte Gleska University.
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,Read more ›
Rebecca Frost of Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, Michigan, has won the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s (CCCC’s) Tribal College Faculty Fellowship.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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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.Read more ›
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.
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.
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.
“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,Read more ›
At a school peppered with rich Navajo history, there are some things that can go overlooked, often in favor of the sensational. Such is the case with Diné College’s recent master artisan workshop on Navajo weaving.Read more ›
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The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the prior year’s big events and accomplishments.Read more ›
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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
She and her academic colleague Rick Gerlach are spearheading a greenhouse project at Oglala Lakota College that will come to expand the number of opportunities for people to take health and nutrition into their own hands.
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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.
In what has become a much-anticipated annual tradition, the professor from College of Menominee Nation recommends his top film picks of 2018.
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The Higher Learning Commission has approved the Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA’s) application to launch AFA and BFA programs in performing arts.Read more ›
This holiday season, one tribal college student developed a food bank to serve everyone and anyone in need—no questions asked.
Toyota and the American Indian College Fund have teamed up through a grant of $15,000 to two tribal colleges to encourage children’s’ Indigenous STEM exploration.Read more ›
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.