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First-Generation Workers in Indian Country

February 18, 2018 - 9:45pm

In this original study, the American Indian College Fund investigated the dynamics of first generation workers and what tribal colleges can do to support and prepare them.

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Creating Jobs through Apprenticeships at Ilisagvik College

February 18, 2018 - 9:45pm

Working with local stakeholders, Alaska’s only tribal college is forging new opportunities for its students.

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Rez Dogs

February 18, 2018 - 9:45pm

A memoir and meditation on our favorite four-legged creatures.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College and Lake Region State College Sign Program Delivery Agreement

February 12, 2018 - 10:13am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) and Lake Region State College (LRSC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to deliver CCCC’s Associate in Arts degree in social work to students on the LRSC campus.

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Diné College Names James McKenzie Director of Navajo Language Institute

February 12, 2018 - 8:28am

DinJAMES MCKENZIE College’s commitment to maintaining and revitalizing the Navajo language continues, and college officials hope the hiring of a Navajo Language Immersion Institute director will strengthen that progress.

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Woodland and California Tribal College Form Partnership

February 6, 2018 - 6:07pm

A partnership between the California Tribal College Board of Regents and the Yuba Community College District Board of Trustees will provide higher education opportunities and resources to First Nation students across the state.

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Haskell Receives $5,000 LGBTQI+ Grant from AICF

February 5, 2018 - 5:22pm

This grant will not only celebrate Two Spirit / LGBTQI+ individuals on tribal
colleges (i.e., Haskell), but those in the past that were affected by colonial attitudes demeaning their
expression.

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Volunteers Set Out Native Plants on New Beach

February 5, 2018 - 11:40am

Whale Scout volunteers and Northwest Indian College students — most from the Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish tribes — planted 800 native plants on the east side of the mouth of the Elwha River.

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Iḷisaġvik College’s Accreditation Reaffirmed

February 3, 2018 - 3:14pm

ILISAGVIK ACCREDITATION REAFFIRMED

Iḷisaġvik College president, Dr. Pearl Brower, announced that the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has reaffirmed Iḷisaġvik’s accreditation after the fall 2017 year seven evaluation.

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Federal Case Over Cigarette Bootlegging Law Looms Over Ho-Chunk Raid

February 2, 2018 - 6:41pm

Profits have gone to Little Priest Tribal College, a community development fund, the tribal health department, a language revitalization program and tribal roads.

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American Indian College Fund Recognized for Outstanding Service to Public Education

January 31, 2018 - 10:44am

By 2020, 65% of all jobs will require post-secondary education. But only 13.8% of American Indians have a college degree—less than half the national average.

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Native American Higher Education Conference to Take Place in Bismarck

January 29, 2018 - 6:03pm

North Dakota's five tribal colleges will be hosting a higher education conference in March, bringing more than 1,000 attendees from tribal colleges and universities from across the United States.

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Teaching Traditional Salish Hymns

January 29, 2018 - 11:35am

The tunes served as a guide for six students who signed on to learn Salish Hymns and Prayers at Salish Kootenai College.

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Two Local Women Receive Grants

January 29, 2018 - 11:34am

Two local women have received grants from Polson’s Philanthropic Education Organization Chapter BY to assist in reaching their educational goals. Both women are within two years of completing degrees at Salish Kootenai College (SKC).

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ND Trailblazer, Staunch Advocate for Native American Rights Harriett Skye Dies at 86

January 29, 2018 - 11:33am

She later moved to Bismarck, where she took a job leading public relations at United Tribes Technical College. She was an editor of United Tribes News, the college's monthly newspaper, and hosted a television program called "Indian Country Today," which aired from 1973 to 1984 on the local NBC affiliate, KFYR-TV.

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A Tasty Fundraiser

January 29, 2018 - 11:28am

The fifth-annual Food for Thought fundraiser was a great success at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

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Stephanie Hammitt Named Interim President of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

January 25, 2018 - 10:01pm

STEPHANIE HAMMITTThe board of trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Stephanie Hammitt to serve as interim president of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC).

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Begaye Signs Proclamation for Diné College’s 50th Anniversary

January 25, 2018 - 6:39pm

"Fifty years is quite an achievement. We're really proud to have a college of our own. We still hear the Diné College name all over the country, and it reminds us of our legacy and our commitment to move forward," Begaye said in a press release from his office.

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Two Minnesota State Colleges Name Interim Presidents

January 25, 2018 - 6:37pm

Stephanie Hammitt was named interim president of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College on Wednesday by the Minnesota State system’s board of trustees.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Upgrades Digital Dome and Immersive Laboratory 

January 23, 2018 - 2:00pm

DIGITAL DOME AT IAIA

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIAs’) digital dome is a unique asset, being the world’s only fully articulating dome. It rotates from 0° to 90°,

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