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The Institute of American Indian Arts Dedicates New Performing Arts and Fitness Building

November 7, 2017 - 6:20pm

IAIA OPEN HOUSE

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) held an open house on Monday to celebrate the opening of its newest campus facility,

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College of Menominee Nation Wins Major Grant

November 6, 2017 - 3:08pm

COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION

The office of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin has announced a $798,199 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help provide ACT preparation courses and leadership opportunities to Menominee Indian High School students.

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Leelanau Montessori Looking Forward

November 6, 2017 - 11:51am

The school cleared an important hurdle by securing a new charter school authorizer, Bay Mills Community College, after Suttons Bay Public Schools officials decided to allow the public school academy's lease and charter agreement to expire next year.

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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Purchases Pelkie Elementary Building for $1

November 3, 2017 - 7:19pm

Baraga Area Public Schools officially sold the Pelkie Elementary School to the Keweenaw Bay Ojibway Community College (KBOCC) Wednesday.

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Catch a Show – and a Workout

November 3, 2017 - 7:19pm

On Monday afternoon, the Institute of American Indian Arts will unveil its multimillion-dollar Performing Arts and Fitness Center Monday during a campuswide open house.

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National Native American Heritage Month: American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Served with Courage, Distinction

November 3, 2017 - 7:18pm

Department of the Army supports affinity groups that recognize excellence in the American Indian and Alaska Native communities to include Society of American Indian Government Employees, the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and Tribal Colleges and Universities under the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education.

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Diné College Now Offers Four-Year Degrees in Public Health, Studio Art

November 3, 2017 - 5:06pm

Dine College

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has given Diné College approval to begin offering two new degree programs, including a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in studio art and a Bachelor of Science degree in public health.

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AIHEC Hosts Aseto’ne Network Project

November 3, 2017 - 5:03pm

ASETO'NE NETWORK PROJECT

The Aseto’ne Network Project is a National Institutes of Health grant-funded program aimed at introducing and engaging tribal college and university (TCU) students in health research.

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SKC Safe Harbor Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate There for Students

November 2, 2017 - 6:18pm

The Salish Kootenai College Center for Wellness and Prevention is collaborating with Safe Harbor to host a space and office for a Safe Harbor Domestic Violence Advocate on campus for SKC students to reach out to in time of need and her name is Kayla Ridgley.

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Billings Man Donates Decades of Crow Research and Artifacts to Little Big Horn College

November 2, 2017 - 2:08pm

After more than a half century of adding taped interviews, cabinets full of correspondence, 200 files on specific archaeological sites, hundreds of color photographic slides and books on history, archaeology and anthropology to weigh down the corner office, Little Big Horn College library staff have been slowly hauling the collection to Crow Agency.

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A Family’s Desperate Search for a Missing Young Woman Highlights Questions about Justice on Tribal Lands

November 2, 2017 - 2:04pm

As a student at Blackfeet Community College, Ashley Loring was once asked to give a presentation at a college in Bozeman about buffalo, her ex-boyfriend Calvin DeRouche said. Her speech earned her praise across the reservation.

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Navajo Technical University Welcomes Students for Open House and Skills Fest

November 1, 2017 - 12:37pm

High school students from the Four Corners region and across the Navajo Nation assembled at Navajo Technical University (NTU) to showcase their talents in academic contests and to explore higher education opportunities.

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Campus Lockdown and the Importance of E2 Alerts

October 31, 2017 - 6:09pm

Rumors of an individual armed with a gun somewhere in the area between Haskell, Broken Arrow Elementary, and South Middle Schools prompted a lockdown at Haskell Indian Nations University.

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KU, Haskell Students Participate in Diversity in Science Program

October 31, 2017 - 6:08pm

Sixteen scholars in programs from the Office for Diversity in Science Training (ODST) participated the 2017 Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science conference earlier this month in Salt Lake City.

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Dennis Banks, American Indian Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

October 31, 2017 - 10:41am

“We had reached a point in history where we could not tolerate the abuse any longer, where mothers could not tolerate the mistreatment that goes on on the reservations any longer,” he said. Dennis J. Banks, the militant Chippewa who founded the American Indian Movement.

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Finding Their Voice: New Program Seeks to Save the Dakota Language

October 30, 2017 - 12:03pm

Cankdeska Cikana Community College on Spirit Lake is one of five tribal colleges participating in the program across the Great Plains.

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s Pumpkin Run a Success

October 29, 2017 - 9:40pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE 2017 PUMPKIN RUN

Enthusiastic participants in the 12th annual Pumpkin Run and Walk didn’t let morning rain showers dampen the spirit and fun of the event this past weekend.

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Every Dog’s a King at Crownpoint Dog Show

October 27, 2017 - 6:33pm

Almost all the owners interviewed said their pets were fixed and up-to-date on their shots, thanks largely to the nearby Navajo Technical University veterinary clinic.

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MAPS Receives $80K Greater Montana Foundation Grant

October 26, 2017 - 6:49pm

The $20,000 grant supports the award-winning MAPS free after-school program serving four county schools, a summer session, work with the Salish-Kootenai College on the reservation, and an expansion to the Blackfeet Reservation.

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Students Learn How Tribes Interacted with Their Environment throughout History

October 26, 2017 - 6:49pm

"Everything has a story," said Linwood Tall Bull, an instructor at Chief Dull Knife College in Lame Deer. "The only thing I can't find a story for is a Big Mac, even though I like them."

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