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Red Lake Nation College Granted Accreditation

March 8, 2021 - 3:24pm

Red Lake Nation College (RLNC) announced this week that it has been granted initial accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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AIHEC Holds Virtual Legislative Summit

March 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) is holding its annual winter meeting and legislative summit completely online this year, due to challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic.

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Tribal College Enrollment Drops With Transition To Online Learning

March 8, 2021 - 11:16am

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, many schools shifted to online classes, most for the first time ever. That speedy shift reduced total student enrollment at tribal colleges in Montana and nationwide.

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‘National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week’ to Guide Native Students Across America

March 8, 2021 - 11:15am

According to Senator Jon Tester's office, the resolution passed Wednesday night and 'National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week' officially began on February 28, 2021.

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BMCC Sends Out FARM Crates to Local Educators

March 3, 2021 - 8:55pm

In partnership with the MiSTEM Network, the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District (EUPISD), and the Foundation for Agriculture and Michigan Agriculture in the Classroom, Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) has announced that 44 educators will be recipients of FARM (Food Agriculture Resources in Motion) crates

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Tohono O’odham Community College Has Received Hygiene Supplies from AT&T

March 3, 2021 - 3:31pm

The Tohono O'odham Community College is confronting COVID-19 with the help of a recent donation of pandemic supplies from AT&T. Hand sanitizers, disinfectant and gloves worth $76,972 arrived on 17 pallets in February from the telecommunications company.

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Indigenous Perspectives on Water and Conservation

March 3, 2021 - 3:31pm

“I think the issues we need to face with water, with the land, with the air — they are all related.” A focus on education is crucial, Wildcat said. Many people do not know where their water comes from. Education about water should start early and continue throughout higher education. “We can share what my Yuchi ancestors and the first peoples of this land understood through their experience,” Wildcat said.

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‘National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week’ to Guide Native Students Across America

March 3, 2021 - 3:30pm

The Senate must pass the resolution to officially take effect, then Blackfeet Community College could coordinate with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium to make any official celebration plans following local public health guidelines.

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Lente Seeks Funding to Support Native American Education Including a Teacher Pipeline

March 2, 2021 - 6:06pm

Of the funding, $9 million would go to Navajo Technical University, Diné College and Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute. The bill passed the committee on a party-line vote.

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Daines, Tester Introduce Resolution to Designate a ‘Tribal Colleges Week’

March 2, 2021 - 6:06pm

Sean Chandler, president of Aaniiih Nakoda College, called the resolution a "great honor." "Actions like this bring consciousness and understanding to Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) and the people they serve. Through our Indigenous lifeways, our TCUs provide the educational foundation and identity that are vital to the mental, physical and spiritual well-being of Indian Country," he said in a statement.

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Charlie Hill’s Legacy

March 1, 2021 - 7:01pm

Either one-on-one or before a crowd, Charlie Hill was a champion for Native people and their causes. May we never forget his legacy.

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Tiffany Midge Announces Tribal College Student Creative Writing Winners

March 1, 2021 - 6:21pm

TCJ Student guest editor and acclaimed author Tiffany Midge (Hunkpapa Lakota) has announced the winners of the 2021 TCJ Student creative writing contest.

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New Study Reveals the Impact of COVID-19 on Tribal College Students

March 1, 2021 - 2:22pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) has released findings of a broad survey of tribal college and university (TCU) student experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘We Are Able to Protect Our People’: CEO of Haskell Indian Health Center Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

February 25, 2021 - 2:43pm

A local health center that serves American Indians and Alaska Natives is further along in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution process than Douglas County as a whole, due to the smaller population size the facility is serving. Haskell Indian Health Center is now serving all American Indians and Alaska Natives who are old enough to qualify to receive the COVID-19 vaccin

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American Indian College Fund Urges Support for Representative Deb Haaland’s Confirmation as Secretary of Interior

February 24, 2021 - 12:38pm

The American Indian College Fund is joining other Native organizations to advocate for the confirmation of Congresswoman Deb Haaland for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior.

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Briar Cliff University, Little Priest Tribal College Sign Four Articulation Agreements

February 23, 2021 - 6:05pm

Briar Cliff University and Little Priest Tribal College signed agreements for students who are studying nursing and business.

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North Dakota National Guard Announces Tuition Assistance Agreement with Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

February 22, 2021 - 4:25pm

North Dakota's deputy adjutant general Brigadier General Jackie Huber and NHSC president Dr. Twyla Baker signed a memorandum two days prior to formalize the agreement.

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Voice of the Tribes: A History of the National Tribal Chairmen’s Association

February 22, 2021 - 12:50am

By Thomas A. Britten
University of Oklahoma Press (2020)
254 pages

 A History of the National Tribal Chairmen’s Association“The 1960s and 1970s were a time of radical change in U.S.

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Haida Modern: The Art and Activism of Robert Davidson

February 22, 2021 - 12:48am

Directed by Charles Wilkinson
Bullfrog Films (2020)
80 minutes

 The Art and Activism of Robert Davidson “Haida artist Robert Davidson is one of the foremost cultural icons of the age.

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All Eyes on Me: A Collection of Diné Poetry

February 22, 2021 - 12:47am

By Rick Abasta
Salina Bookshelf (2020)
97 pages

 A COLLECTION OF DINE POETRY“The collection is a mix of personal thought and memory not unlike those that fill every person’s day.

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