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Bay Mills Community College to Offer BA in Childhood Education

August 10, 2018 - 12:56pm

Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) has received approval to offer its first bachelor’s degree completely online beginning in the fall of 2018.

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LLTC’s Bezhigoogahbow Library Receives “Native American Indian” Series by Edward S. Curtis

August 10, 2018 - 12:42pm

The Bezhigoogahbow Library at Leech Lake Tribal College has been the recipient of a donation of the republication of the Native American Indian series by Edward S. Curtis. Curtis, who set out to record western Native American Tribal life at the beginning of the twentieth century, published his work in 20 volumes of text and photos, along with 20 volumes of portfolio prints.

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Grant Helps Tribes Pass Down Traditional Knowledge

August 10, 2018 - 12:41pm

The project is managed under Salish Kootenai College (SKC) and was launched through a $30,000 grant from the First Nations Development Institute.

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Nebraska Omaha Tribe Working To Save Endangered Language, Culture

August 10, 2018 - 12:34pm

Vanessa Hamilton is a member of the Omaha Tribe and is attending a week-long language conference at Nebraska Indian Community College in Macy.

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American Indian College Fund Hosts Convening on Research Conducted at Tribal Colleges and Universities

August 1, 2018 - 10:58pm

The American Indian College Fund is a leader in sponsoring tribal college and university (TCU) research projects about higher education in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and providing avenues for collecting and disseminating research.

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CCCC to Open Head Start Facility, Break Ground for Wellness Center

August 1, 2018 - 10:55pm

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) in Fort Totten, North Dakota, on the Spirit Lake reservation, has announced two major events for the month of August.

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Lippman School, Partners, Present at Technology Conference

July 30, 2018 - 11:09am

Representatives from The Lippman School, Northern Cheyenne Nation Chief Dull Knife College and The Dali Experimental Primary School in China recently presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Chicago.

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Diverse: Issues In Higher Education Names Top 100 Degree Producers

July 30, 2018 - 11:09am

Haskell Indian Nations University ranked eleventh, up from thirteenth in 2015-16, and remains the #1 Tribal college producer of Native American bachelor’s degrees.

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IAIA to Host Panel on Indigenous Peoples Rights

July 29, 2018 - 9:24am

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) will host numerous special events and panel discussions during Indian Market Week. As part of the activities,

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Lehto & Wright Play Free FDLTCC Concert Series

July 26, 2018 - 6:50pm

The second Hot Summer Nights concert Thursday, July 26 presents the innovative Celtic music of Lehto & Wright, featuring former Esko resident Steve Lehto.

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SKC Receives Grant for Early Childhood Education, Native Teacher Development

July 26, 2018 - 6:50pm

Salish Kootenai College of the Flathead Indian Reservation is one of five tribal colleges nationwide to receive a grant from a newly established program that promotes early-childhood education in the STEM fields while seeking to increase the prevalence of Native American teachers and encourage cultural awareness.

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FDLTCC Continues Free Concert Series Tradition

July 23, 2018 - 11:35am

The series is every Thursday for four weeks, as well as one Monday evening performance by the Cloquet Community Band on Aug. 6 at 7 p.m.

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Grant, Collaboration, Helped Transform WSC Programs

July 23, 2018 - 11:34am

four colleges in western North Dakota — Bismarck State College, Sitting Bull College, Turtle Mountain Community College and WSC — celebrated the completion of a grant that helped train thousands of people to fill badly needed jobs.

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Long-Time Sinte Gleska President Reflects On Education

July 23, 2018 - 11:25am

Looking back, Bordeaux says he still has great confidence in Sinte Gleska's emphasis on the spiritual aspects of tribal life. And in all the years he has been at the helm of the university, he has never lost his faith in the ability of education to transform lives and communities.

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TCUs: Saving Native American Education

July 23, 2018 - 11:24am

Fortunately, with the preparation of a two-year tribal college or university (TCU), Native American students are four times more likely to earn their bachelor’s degree than those who entered a mainstream four-year institution out of high school, and 86 percent of students who attend TCUs earn a degree.

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Colleges Celebrate Successful Completion of Energy Grant

July 23, 2018 - 11:23am

Bismarck State College, Sitting Bull College, Turtle Mountain Community College, and Williston State College partnered to form the TREND Consortium, or Training for Regional Energy in North Dakota, in 2012.

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Rez Condom Tour Brings Health Message to Diné College

July 22, 2018 - 4:26pm

It certainly made for interesting headlines. The “My Name Is Beauty: A Body Empowerment Summit and Official Sixth Annual Rez Condom Tour Launch,” a daylong informational event that took place last month at the Window Rock Center of Diné College,

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Summer Nights Turn Hot at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

July 20, 2018 - 12:19pm

Starting Thursday, July 19, 2018, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will kick off their annual Hot Summer Nights Concert Series.

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Program Helps Develop the Next Generation of Navajo Writers

July 20, 2018 - 11:54am

Throughout the program, the students learned writing techniques from acclaimed Diné writers, including Navajo Nation Poet Laureate Laura Tohe; poets Orlando White, Esther Belin, Matthew Jake Skeets and Rex Lee Jim; and writers Byron Aspaas, and Lydia Fasthorse.

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