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Navajo Tech’s Trail Ride Raises Awareness

August 29, 2019 - 3:48pm

The nine-day ride began at NTU’s Chinle instructional site and crossed into New Mexico to NTU’s main campus in Crownpoint. The event also included 5K fun runs at select locations along the ride to promote healthy activity.

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Diné College Now a 4-year Institution, Students to see Big Improvements in Fall 2019

August 29, 2019 - 1:04pm

The Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved Diné College’s four-year institutional status and two additional emphasis options within the BA of Fine Arts degree: silversmithing and weaving. The BFA program has an emphasis in five academic tracks. The college graduated its fourth largest class in school history in May.

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UNM, Diné College to Partner on Community, Cultural Identity Grant

August 26, 2019 - 12:03pm

The project focuses on empowering people at the grassroots level to revitalize their communities through place-knowing and cultural identity.

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Google Adds Community Colleges to Higher Ed Search Feature

August 20, 2019 - 10:27am

Prospective students using Google to search for information about colleges will now find details for two-year institutions and popular certificates and associate degrees at four-year colleges, the company announced.

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MSU Extension Awarded Grant to Develop Mental Health Awareness Campaigns for Youth on Reservations

August 20, 2019 - 10:26am

Montana State University Extension and Stone Child College in Box Elder, recently received a $1.28 million grant to develop mental health awareness campaigns on the Flathead and Rocky Boy’s Indian reservations.

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The Value of Tribal Agricultural Traditions: A Youth Perspective

August 14, 2019 - 10:58am

Food sovereignty – the ability to create a self-sufficient food system – is at the heart of the opportunities and challenges facing the Navajo Nation. This spring, Diné College students Tyler Begay, Korrie Johnnie, and Orean Roy were recognized for their exploration of this topic during the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Billings, Montana.

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Americorps Lends Their Labor to Help Rebuild at UTTC

August 12, 2019 - 9:15am

Work is being done to demolish and reconstruct one historical campus treasure, and one group traveled cross-country to make it all happen. The group hacking away at the old education building on UTTC’s campus is Americorps National Civilian Community Corps.

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Graduates Earn 25 Degrees, Certificates from Tohono O’Odham Community College

August 12, 2019 - 9:13am

About 28 percent of the 25 degrees and certificates handed out by Tohono O'Odham Community College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them some ofthe most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Bacone College Secures Third Tribe’s Charter in Its Goal to Gain Status as a Tribal College

August 12, 2019 - 9:08am

Bacone President Ferlin Clark hopes to go before the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s subcommittee on membership and accreditation and then its full board by October with its growing consortium of tribal charters.

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The Fourth World: An Indian Reality

August 11, 2019 - 11:47pm

By George Manuel and Michael Posluns
University of Minnesota Press (1974; reprinted 2019)
286 pages

“Originally published in 1974,

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Sacred Seeds: New World Plants in Early Modern English Literature

August 11, 2019 - 11:46pm

By Edward McLean Test
University of Nebraska Press (2019)
246 pages

“More than five hundred years after the fact,

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Indians in the United States and Canada: A Comparative History (2nd Edition)

August 11, 2019 - 11:45pm

By Roger L. Nichols
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
490 pages

“Drawing on a vast array of primary and secondary sources,

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Left Handed, Son of Old Man Hat: A Navajo Autobiography

August 11, 2019 - 11:44pm

Recorded by Walter Dyk
Bison Books (1938; reprinted 2018)
322 pages

With a simplicity as disarming as it is frank,

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The Killing of Crazy Horse

August 11, 2019 - 11:43pm

Edited by Robert A. Clark
Bison Books (1976; reprinted 2018)
103 pages

The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse is a story of envy,

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Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation

August 11, 2019 - 11:42pm

By Thomas Biolsi
University of Minnesota Press (2018)
340 pages

“The Rosebud Country, comprising four counties in rural South Dakota,

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Saga of Chief Joseph

August 11, 2019 - 11:40pm

By Helen Addison Howard
Bison Books (1941; reprinted 2017)
380 pages

“In Saga of Chief Joseph,

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The Relentless Business of Treaties: How Indigenous Land Became U.S. Property

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

By Martin Case
Minnesota Historical Society Press (2018)
215 pages
Review by Stephen Wall

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Indigenous Media and Political Imaginaries in Contemporary Bolivia

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal
University of Nebraska Press (2017)
336 pages
Review by Natalia Ruiz-Rubio

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Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Directed by Josh Fox, James Spione, and Myron Dewey
Bullfrog Films (2017)
89 minutes
Review by Bradley Shreve

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Indigenous Arts and Technology ARE Mathematics: Experiments in Connection at Northwest Indian College

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

When we recognize that mathematics is the science of patterns, we can create cultural connections, foster reciprocal learning, and make algebra and geometry more accessible to tribal college students.

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