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‘It’s a Blessing’: 241 Students Graduate from Diné College

May 16, 2019 - 7:12pm

Kinsel received her bachelor’s in business administration and, along with 240 of her fellow classmates, participated in Diné College’s commencement ceremony inside the packed gym at the Tsaile main campus.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Investiture of Dr. Russell Swagger, President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

May 16, 2019 - 7:12pm

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College formally welcomed Dr. Russell Swagger as the 9th President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College at a Ceremony of Investiture on Friday May 10, 2019.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

NTU’s Veterinary Technology and Land Grant Programs Host 6th Annual Sheep Conference

May 16, 2019 - 10:38am

The Veterinary Technology and Land Grant programs at Navajo Technical University collaborated with the New Mexico Livestock Board to present the 6th annual Sheep Conference and Workshop.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College to Create Local Children’s and Community Gardens

May 15, 2019 - 9:30am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC), the tribal college of the Spirit Lake Dakota, is pleased to announce the creation of a children’s and community garden collaboration project via its CCCC Head Start program.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

American Indian College Fund Awards More Than $17K of “Think Indian” Grants to Support the Vibrancy of Native American Students Nationwide

May 9, 2019 - 6:19pm

The American Indian College Fund’s “Think Indian” Community Awareness program awarded seven non-profit, accredited colleges and universities with $2,500 grants to promote the vibrancy of Native American students, scholarship, and communities.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Coining New Words Key to Revitalizing Native American Languages

May 9, 2019 - 6:19pm

Restoring a language is one thing. Ensuring its survival depends on being able to teach it so that it can be passed on to the next generation. And that means making the language relevant to youth today by coining new words and phrases.

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Northwest Indian College the Only Tribal College in the PNW

May 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

There are 37 tribal colleges in the country, but only one caters to Native Americans in the northwest. It’s located about 20 miles south of the Canadian border, on the Lummi Indian reservation.

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Salish Kootenai College Students Working to Protect the Environment

May 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

So far, the SKC single-use plastics elimination petition has garnered more than 100 signatures — with a promise to be more conscious of their plastic use and eliminate single use plastics presence on campus.

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Diné College Looks to Build Cultural Arts BFA Program

May 8, 2019 - 5:47pm

Diné College’s Navajo Cultural Arts Program (NCAP), which offers classes, workshops, and lectures on silver-smithing, weaving, basket-making and moccasin-making, has received a new grant of $540,500.

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Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Tribal College Funding Introduced in Senate

May 6, 2019 - 3:58pm

The nation’s 37 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), which collectively are the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), applaud Senators Doug Jones (D-AL) and Tim Scott (R-SC) for introducing the bipartisan Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act (S.

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Jasmine Neosh of College of Menominee Nation Named TCJ Student Blogger

May 6, 2019 - 1:41pm

JASMINE NEOSHTribal College Journal has announced that Jasmine Neosh of College of Menominee Nation (CMN) will serve as the next blogger at TCJStudent.org.

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A Conversation with Linda Sue Warner on Tribal College Women

May 6, 2019 - 1:29am

Longtime educator and scholar Linda Sue Warner discusses the changing role of Native women in academia.

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Women of the Tribal College Movement: Past, Present, and Future

May 6, 2019 - 1:17am

In this TCJ-exclusive video, leaders explore how women have helped shape tribal higher education.

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Tribal College Women: A Resource Guide

May 6, 2019 - 12:51am

A compilation of sources for tribal colleges on women and women’s issues.

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Turtle Mountain Blessing

May 6, 2019 - 12:20am

“We who trust in the Creator will find new strength. We will soar high on wings like eagles…”

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The 2019 AIHEC Student Conference: Scenes from Billings

May 6, 2019 - 12:14am

2019 TRIBAL COLLEGE STUDENT AIHEC CONFERENCE IN BILLINGS, MT

Tribal college students, faculty, and staff gathered near Greasy Grass for three days of camaraderie and competition.

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Bending Their Way Onward: Creek Indian Removal in Documents

May 6, 2019 - 12:14am

Edited and annotated by Christopher D. Haveman
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
843 pages
Review by Robert M. Owens

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Converting the Rosebud: Catholic Mission and the Lakotas, 1886-1916

May 6, 2019 - 12:14am

By Harvey Markowitz
University of Oklahoma Press (2018)
301 pages
Review by Cheryl Crazy Bull

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

“Education, Leadership, Wisdom”: The Founding History of Salish Kootenai College, 1976-2010

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

By Michael O’Donnell, Joseph McDonald, and Alice Oechsli
Salish Kootenai College Press (2018)
233 pages
Review by Paul Boyer

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Strength in Solidarity

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

Indigenous women are disproportionately affected by violence and trauma. Fortunately, initiatives like the Red Shawl Solidarity Project raise awareness and offer a path to healing.

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