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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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Farm Provides Seeds, Education

April 23, 2018 - 11:19am

Bay Mills Community College owns the 40-acre property. It’s developed as a teaching, research and incubator facility focused on sustainable agriculture and food production.

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Ojibwe Hoops on the Rise: Tribal College Provides Opportunity Via Hoops

April 23, 2018 - 11:18am

The LLTC coach takes a great deal of pride in his players’ academic achievements, as well as their accomplishments on the court.

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Scarlett Cortez of the Institute of American Indian Arts Named TCJ Student Blogger

April 22, 2018 - 9:57am

Tribal College Journal has announced that Scarlett Cortez of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) will serve as the next blogger at TCJStudent.org.

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Salish Kootenai College Spring Powwow and Graduate Honoring Set for May 11, 12

April 20, 2018 - 7:01pm

Salish Kootenai College will host their Annual Spring Powwow and Graduate Honoring on May 11 and 12 with Grand Entries starting at 7 p.m.

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UTTC to Host Thunderbird Run

April 20, 2018 - 7:01pm

The run, which takes place in front of Sakakawea Hall, offers races for competitors from half-marathon runners to a kids’ fun run.

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‘The Lack of Faculty is Going to Kill Our Rural Schools’

April 20, 2018 - 6:59pm

Rural colleges have always had trouble attracting instructors in most disciplines, but the outlook is particularly bleak in vocational programs.

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Turney Taking “Bridge” from Haskell to KU to Medical School

April 19, 2018 - 6:23pm

The mission of the Bridge Program is to provide opportunities for students from Haskell Indian Nations University to transition to other four-year universities, increasing the number of students who complete degrees in the biomedical sciences.

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St. Francis Indian School and Sinte Gleska Collaborate on Traditional Buffalo Kill

April 19, 2018 - 6:20pm

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, students and staff from the St. Francis Indian School Language Development Program met with Sinte Gleska University Bison Project Manager, Ty Colombe, to conduct a buffalo kill.

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UTTC Makes Tuition Waiver Permanent

April 19, 2018 - 6:18pm

What began as a way to offset the loss of student loans will now become a permanent fixture at United Tribes Technical College.

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IAIA to Partner with Film Production Company on New Feature Film

April 19, 2018 - 1:29pm

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) cinematic arts and technology faculty member, Peter M. Kershaw, along with his production company, Duchy Parade Films, LLC, have put together a production plan for a contemporary feature film which will be filmed in New Mexico.

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