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Look Who’s Laughing Now; the 50 Years of Diné College

September 24, 2018 - 10:07am

Radio announcer Raymond Nakai hosted a popular radio show in the 1950s. “Navajos need their own college,” he once said. Then a few years later he was elected chairman of the Navajo Nation and worked to make it so.

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Diné College Prepares for Anniversary Gala

September 10, 2018 - 5:23pm

DINE COLLEGEDiné College is hosting a 50th anniversary scholarship gala and student fundraiser September 22, in Scottsdale, Arizona, in an effort to assist students who have financial needs.

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There There, Heart Berries, and the Future of Native Writing

September 9, 2018 - 6:48pm

The future of Native writing is upon us, and its hub is a tribal college in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Little Big Horn College to Host Symposium on Crow Treaties

September 9, 2018 - 6:43pm

LITTLE BIG HORN COLLEGE

Little Big Horn College (LBHC) is hosting a two-day historical symposium on the Crow treaties of 1868 entitled, “Treaties that Live: Sesquicentennial of the Crow (Apsáalooke) Indian Treaties of 1868 at Fort Laramie,

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College Fund to Host Online College Fair

September 9, 2018 - 6:41pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND ONLINE COLLEGE FAIR

The American Indian College Fund invites all American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) students interested in attending college to join a free online college fair Wednesday,

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Diné College at 50

August 22, 2018 - 9:08am

At their summer retreat in Barrow, Alaska, tribal college leaders looked back at the founding of America’s first tribal college.

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Remembering Diné College: Origin Stories of America’s First Tribal College

August 20, 2018 - 11:24am

In this collection of oral histories, former faculty and staff discuss the origins of Navajo Community College. Their testimony reveals the dedication, tenacity, cooperation, and excitement that animated those founding years of America’s first tribal college.

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The State of Tribal Colleges Today

August 20, 2018 - 9:44am

In this TCJ special supplement, our infographics over a statistical overview of the tribal college movement.

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Tommy Lewis on Diné College’s Past, Present, and Future

August 20, 2018 - 9:14am

One of Diné College’s most influential presidents discusses past challenges and future opportunities in American Indian higher education.

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Of Miraculous Things

August 20, 2018 - 9:14am

We often look to creation stories for accounts of the miraculous, but improbable and unexpected things are happening here and now.

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Diné College Celebrates 50 Years

August 20, 2018 - 9:14am

On this golden anniversary, let us honor and applaud the Diné Nation and its elected leaders for creating and developing the country’s first tribal college.

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A Simple Question Sparked a Movement

August 20, 2018 - 9:14am

Many of you know the story better than me. Some of you even remember the day—not that long ago— when Guy Gorman, Ned Hatathli, Robert and Ruth Roessel,

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AIHEC Student Congress Meets at NWIC for LIFE Conference

August 20, 2018 - 9:14am

The third annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Congress leaders in feature Endeavors Conference (LIFE) was held this summer and was hosted by Northwest Indian College (NWIC) in Bellingham,

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AIHEC Meets in the Arctic for Historic Summer Retreat

August 20, 2018 - 9:14am

Tribal college and university (TCU) leaders met on the shores of the Arctic Ocean for the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC’s) 2018 summer meeting.

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Raymond Burns Named President of Leech Lake Tribal College

August 20, 2018 - 9:14am

The Board of Trustees at leech lake Tribal College (LLTC) has named Raymond Burns as the college’s new president. Burns succeeds the interim president, Dr.

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50 Year Vision: What Does the Future Hold for Tribal Colleges and Universities?

August 20, 2018 - 8:04am

Tribal educators and leaders look into the future and give us their vision of where they see American Indian education 50 years from now.

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NASA Funding Expands UAS Programs at Minority-Serving Institutions

August 14, 2018 - 6:11pm

NTU will partner with Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute’s training faculty and interns at their year-round robotics center to leverage existing NASA projects.

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Red Lake Nation College Reaches Dual-Admissions Agreement with Crookston

August 13, 2018 - 10:22am

The agreement establishes a cooperative academic relationship between the two institutions.

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Spirit Lake Starts Construction of Community Addiction Treatment Center

August 13, 2018 - 10:22am

Gov. Doug Burgum joined with Cankdeska Cikana Community College President Cynthia Lindquist and Tami Reller, with UnitedHealth, for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the renovation of a former group home into a 15-bed residential substance-abuse treatment center for adults in the Spirit Lake Dakota community on Friday.

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New KBOCC President Took Nontraditional Path to Job

August 10, 2018 - 6:21pm

Lori Ann Sherman, who became the president of Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (KBOCC) this summer, has a list of priorities that includes adding more majors, certification courses and online classes to the college’s offerings.

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