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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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Diné College Trains for Active Shooter Threat

July 16, 2018 - 12:53pm

DINE COLLEGE ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING

Members of the Diné College Campus Security and Emergency Response Committee (CSER) spent two days last month providing survival skills that they hope their college community never uses.

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International Collaborative Explores Social and Emotional Learning in Higher Education

July 16, 2018 - 11:19am

Monte Randall of College of the Muscogee Nation was among about 50 educators, researchers, scholars and other stakeholders from a dozen countries – primarily the U.S., Canada and Mexico – invited to gather in early June on the sprawling and picturesque Educational Testing Service campus for “Springboard for Success: How Social and Emotional Learning Helps Students in Getting to, Through and Beyond College.”

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Udall Leads Roundtable on School Infrastructure Needs in Indian Country

July 13, 2018 - 6:41pm

Udall pressed Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) officials about the importance of monitoring federal agencies to ensure they manage existing resources wisely.

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Indigenous Diversity Is an American Experience

July 13, 2018 - 1:34pm

The most accessible ways for us to educate others are to influence educational systems and to impact the entertainment and news media industries. People learn a lot about tribal people from what they see in the movies or read about in local papers.

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American Indian College Fund Names Five Tribal College Recipient Grantees for Childhood Education Program

July 12, 2018 - 1:39pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND

Research has shown that children of color are more likely to succeed when they have a teacher of the same race. Yet Native American children are much more likely to have a White teacher than a Native teacher.

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Body and Earth Conference Addresses the Future of Native Wellness

July 11, 2018 - 2:06pm

FREEDOM LODGE BODY AND EARTH CONFERENCE

Freedom Lodge has opened registration for the Body and Earth Conference. The meeting provides a forum to converse about cultural concerns, health disparities,

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to Host Concert Series

July 11, 2018 - 2:03pm

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) has announced the line-up of entertainment for the 2018 Hot Summer Nights Concert Series, a series of free concerts scheduled for the college’s outdoor-indoor amphitheater.

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IAIA, Santa Fe Independent Film Fest Team Up to Screen Spherical Films

July 11, 2018 - 12:26pm

This new addition to the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival’s diverse programming will not only allow SFIFF to screen the most cutting-edge spherical films, but also invite the audience to experience the incredible 360° experience of the IAIA Digital Dome.

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American Indian College Fund Names Five Tribal College Recipient Grantees

July 11, 2018 - 11:31am

To promote Native children’s positive educational trajectory, in April the American Indian College Fund announced its launch of a new “For the Wisdom of the Children: Strengthening Teacher of the Color Pipeline.”

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“We Got a Good Education” Recalls Former Diné College Student

July 11, 2018 - 9:50am

The Diné College of yesteryear is nothing like what it is today, particularly when it comes to academics. The associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs have expanded and the number of students attending the college continues to grow. In the beginning,

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