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US Student Enrollment Growth to ‘Decline Over Next Decade’

April 27, 2018 - 6:18pm

The number of students who are American Indian or Alaska Native will decline by 3 per cent to 143,000, according to the government's predictions.

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American Indian College Fund Receives $600,000 Grant from Strada Education Network to Study Economic and Social Impact of Tribal Colleges

April 27, 2018 - 6:16pm

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced today a new effort to study the impact of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) on the overall well-being of graduates from five institutions.

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LCO College Students Earn Achievement Awards

April 27, 2018 - 6:15pm

More than 60 students of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College were recognized for academic achievements and several of them received scholarships during the second annual student awards banquet at the Pipe Mustache Auditorium Wednesday, April 18.

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The Gregory Learning Center Strives to Give Adults a Better Future with More Opportunities

April 27, 2018 - 6:15pm

When Sinte Gleska first started the program, they had tutors in every tribal community. The current percentage of Native Americans in the program is about 90%.

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Joe’s Jiffy Stop Tanks Removed

April 27, 2018 - 6:12pm

Salish Kootenai College recently purchased the business and property, which will undergo extensive changes to fit into the mission of the tribal college founded by Dr. Joe McDonald and a small cadre of like-minded individuals back in the 1970s.

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Tribes Must Be On Board To See 65 Percent Attainment

April 27, 2018 - 6:11pm

South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) Universities do not offer tuition waivers to citizens of federally recognized Tribes. Many Lakota students attend off-reservations colleges or universities which offer a tuition waiver for citizens of federally recognized tribes.

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Healing the Sacred Program

April 27, 2018 - 6:11pm

Haskell Indian Nations University was award a $449,985 three year grant through the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). Through the grant, Developing Future Victim Specialists for Indian Country, OVC seeks to further cultivate a workforce focused on providing services to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims in hard-to- staff positions and locations.

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New President Named for Bacone College

April 27, 2018 - 6:10pm

Dr. Ferlin Clark, who formerly served at the helm of Diné College, a Native American institution in Northeast Arizona operated by the Navajo Nation, has been named to succeed Willis, he said. Clark, a Native American, also has served as assistant secretary for Indian Education in New Mexico.

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Haunted Haskell

April 27, 2018 - 6:09pm

Students who stay at Haskell often hear the laughter of children late at night. To this day, the students and faculty of Haskell experience
paranormal phenomena.

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To Remember the Past and Restore the Future

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

Grant opportunities from a variety of sources, enabled Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College to preserve tribal history for instructional use and posterity.

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A Wellspring of Culture and Wisdom: Aaniiih Nakoda College’s Minerva Allen (Sunk Pa)

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

Drawing on a lifetime of experience, ANC’s resident elder embodies the distinguishing qualities of what it means to be fully human.

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Making STEM Accessible and Effective through NASA Robotics Programs

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

In this original study, researchers from SIPI discuss how they made STEM education accessible and effective through NASA robotics education programs.

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Bringing Elders and Their Knowledge into TCU Curricula

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

An elder and instructor from Blackfeet Community College offers a blueprint on how TCUs can effectively employ elders across the curriculum.

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Clockwork Dynasty

April 24, 2018 - 12:25pm

By Daniel H. Wilson
Random House Audio (2016)
10 hours and 45 minutes
Reviewed by Ryan Winn

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It Can Take Courage to Make Simple Changes

April 24, 2018 - 12:24pm

As this issue was going to press, our hearts skipped a beat when the computer that we use to design the magazine suddenly and without warning crashed.

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The Deep Wisdom of the Elders

April 24, 2018 - 12:24pm

Elders offer us not only a window into the past, but a roadmap for how we can live in the present moment and move forward into the future.

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Elders’ Experiences Highlight Boarding Schools Gathering

April 24, 2018 - 12:24pm

Turtle Mountain Community College (TMCC) recently sponsored an interactive exercise and gathering on the American Indian experience entitled, “Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change.” The gathering brought together multiple generations from the Turtle Mountain community to share the legacy of the boarding schools.

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American Indian College Fund Initiatives Transform Early Childhood Education

April 24, 2018 - 12:24pm

Preparing children for college starts at birth. But the American Indian College Fund realized that a one-size-fits-all approach to education does not work for Native children.

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Paul Trebian Named President at CMN

April 24, 2018 - 12:24pm

Dr. Paul F. Trebian has been named president of the College of Menominee Nation (CMN). The announcement by the college’s board of trustees follows a 14-month national search that attracted candidates from across the country.

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Science Community Looks to Indigenous Knowledge for Answers, Students

April 23, 2018 - 11:24am

Indigenous knowing is innate, the essential belonging and knowing cannot and should not be defined, it just is.

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