TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL

Salish Kootenai College Student Awarded George Lea Founders Scholarship

Celina Gray, a Salish Kootenai College student, has been awarded the $5000 George Lea Founders Scholarship provided by the Public Lands Foundation. Gray, majoring in wildlife and fisheries biology, will begin her senior year in the fall of 2018.

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New Bacone President Approaches Tribes for Funding

Founded in 1880 as Indian University, Bacone College is affiliated with the American Baptist Church of the United States and is located on land donated by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Since 2010, it has been the accreditation partner for Pawnee Nation College, one of Oklahoma’s two remaining tribal colleges.

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CSU Rousting Native Students on Tour Is All Too Typical, Advocate Says

Colorado State University is taking a barrage of flak after two Native American students who'd signed up to tour the campus were detained by police after the mother of another potential CSU attendee dialed 911 because their appearance disturbed her.

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Bacone College Closure Impacts Pawnee Nation College; Students Warned to Get Transcripts ASAP

Bacone College, a private college located in Muskogee, Oklahoma that is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and serves as accreditation partner for Pawnee Nation College, announced on Tuesday that it will be suspending operations beginning Monday due to major financial shortfalls.

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NTU Welding Technology Program Certifies Students with the American Welding Society

As the 2018 spring semester concludes at Navajo Technical University, 11 welding technology majors will earn their certification with the American Welding Society (AWS), proving their competence in the highest industry standards for professional welders.

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Hoeven, Udall Introduce Legislation to Support Native Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities

The Cultivating Resources, Opportunity, Prosperity and Sustainability (CROPS) for Indian Country Act (S. 2804) would authorize tribes to exercise greater self-governance for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs, such as forestry and nutrition, and update several other key USDA authorizations to better serve Tribes.

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Two Native Americans Detained on Colorado Campus Tour, American Indian College Fund Urges Colleges to Make Institutions Welcoming

The American Indian College Fund is urging education institutions to take steps to make their campuses welcoming environments for Native people and other people of color.

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