TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL

Navajo Technical University to Host Navajo Nation Presidential Forum

On Monday, June 18, 2018, 18 candidates will convene in Crownpoint for the first Navajo Nation presidential forum of the 2018 political season. The forum will be open to the public at Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) Wellness Center and is sponsored by the Navajo Times and KTNN.

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Oglala Lakota College to Celebrate its 45th Graduation Ceremony

\Oglala Lakota College (OLC) announces its 45th annual graduation ceremony on June 17, 2018, when 130 graduates will be receiving master’s, bachelor’s, associate’s degrees and certificates at OLC’s administrative campus seven miles southwest of Kyle,

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Diné Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Treaty of Bosque Redondo

It has been 150 years since Navajo leaders signed the Treaty of Bosque Redondo, which ended their peoples’ disastrous captivity at Hweeldi—the place of suffering—and enabled the Diné to return to their homeland in the Four Corners region.

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Saboo Selected as 2018-2019 Aspen Presidential Fellowship For Community College Excellence

Michelle Saboo (Bay Mills Indian Community) of Leech Lake Tribal College has been awarded the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence, a leadership program aimed at preparing the next generation of community college presidents to transform institutions across the nation to help students be more successful both in college and in the workforce.

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IAIA Feature Film Production Adds Native Hope Media to the Project

As previously announced, the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Cinematic Arts and Technology Department, in partnership with Duchy Parade Films, LLC, has put together a production plan for a contemporary feature film which will be filmed in New Mexico.

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Higher Education for American Indian and Alaskan Natives Increases Employment Rate But Does Not Close Earnings Gap

A postsecondary degree for the American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) populations increases employment rates and labor force participation but reaps smaller gains in earnings compared to their white counterparts.

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