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Northwest Indian College the Only Tribal College in the PNW

May 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

There are 37 tribal colleges in the country, but only one caters to Native Americans in the northwest. It’s located about 20 miles south of the Canadian border, on the Lummi Indian reservation.

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Salish Kootenai College Students Working to Protect the Environment

May 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

So far, the SKC single-use plastics elimination petition has garnered more than 100 signatures — with a promise to be more conscious of their plastic use and eliminate single use plastics presence on campus.

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Diné College Looks to Build Cultural Arts BFA Program

May 8, 2019 - 5:47pm

Diné College’s Navajo Cultural Arts Program (NCAP), which offers classes, workshops, and lectures on silver-smithing, weaving, basket-making and moccasin-making, has received a new grant of $540,500.

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Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Tribal College Funding Introduced in Senate

May 6, 2019 - 3:58pm

The nation’s 37 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), which collectively are the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), applaud Senators Doug Jones (D-AL) and Tim Scott (R-SC) for introducing the bipartisan Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act (S.

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Jasmine Neosh of College of Menominee Nation Named TCJ Student Blogger

May 6, 2019 - 1:41pm

JASMINE NEOSHTribal College Journal has announced that Jasmine Neosh of College of Menominee Nation (CMN) will serve as the next blogger at TCJStudent.org.

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A Conversation with Linda Sue Warner on Tribal College Women

May 6, 2019 - 1:29am

Longtime educator and scholar Linda Sue Warner discusses the changing role of Native women in academia.

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Women of the Tribal College Movement: Past, Present, and Future

May 6, 2019 - 1:17am

In this TCJ-exclusive video, leaders explore how women have helped shape tribal higher education.

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Tribal College Women: A Resource Guide

May 6, 2019 - 12:51am

A compilation of sources for tribal colleges on women and women’s issues.

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Turtle Mountain Blessing

May 6, 2019 - 12:20am

“We who trust in the Creator will find new strength. We will soar high on wings like eagles…”

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The 2019 AIHEC Student Conference: Scenes from Billings

May 6, 2019 - 12:14am

2019 TRIBAL COLLEGE STUDENT AIHEC CONFERENCE IN BILLINGS, MT

Tribal college students, faculty, and staff gathered near Greasy Grass for three days of camaraderie and competition.

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Bending Their Way Onward: Creek Indian Removal in Documents

May 6, 2019 - 12:14am

Edited and annotated by Christopher D. Haveman
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
843 pages
Review by Robert M. Owens

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Converting the Rosebud: Catholic Mission and the Lakotas, 1886-1916

May 6, 2019 - 12:14am

By Harvey Markowitz
University of Oklahoma Press (2018)
301 pages
Review by Cheryl Crazy Bull

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“Education, Leadership, Wisdom”: The Founding History of Salish Kootenai College, 1976-2010

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

By Michael O’Donnell, Joseph McDonald, and Alice Oechsli
Salish Kootenai College Press (2018)
233 pages
Review by Paul Boyer

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Strength in Solidarity

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

Indigenous women are disproportionately affected by violence and trauma. Fortunately, initiatives like the Red Shawl Solidarity Project raise awareness and offer a path to healing.

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For Ashley, Wayne, and Shayanna: Supporting Tribal College Students and Addressing Abuse

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

The burdens and challenges that Native students face are well-documented statistically. But sometimes it takes the very real human stories of tribal college students to move us to action.

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Activism Through Theater: BSU & Red Lake Nation College Give a Voice to Mother Earth

May 3, 2019 - 7:25pm

In conjunction with the second annual “Arts of the Earth” Festival, Bemidji State University and Red Lake Nation College partnered to hold the inaugural “Voices of the Earth” Festival.

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LCO College to Host Week of Events to Recognize Investiture

May 3, 2019 - 7:23pm

Area residents and visitors are invited to join the regents, staff, faculty and students of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College for a community-focused celebration May 6-11, culminating in the investiture of Dr. Russell Swagger, Ph.D. as president of the college.

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American Indian College Fund Publishes Free College-Going Student Guide

May 3, 2019 - 7:23pm

Native Pathways: A College-Going Guidebook provides content related to how to get into college, choose a school, pay for it, and what to expect the first year in a way that speaks to Native cultures and experiences as students consider attending college.

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Michael R. L. Begay and Juliana Brown Eyes Taking Filmmaking World by Storm for Indigineous People

May 3, 2019 - 7:22pm

Red Camera certified and drones in hand, this couple is taking the film world by storm and leading a new path to shine greater light on the realities of indigineous people through the art of filmmaking.

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Going Solar: Navajo Tech Students Team Up with GRID Alternatives

May 3, 2019 - 7:22pm

Students from Navajo Technical University’s Energy Systems and Electrical Engineering programs collaborated with the Colorado-based company GRID Alternatives March 26-28 to install solar panels at a residence in Ojo Encino, New Mexico.

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