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NorthLakes Community Clinic, LCO College to Screen ‘Resilience’ about Neglect, Stress

February 18, 2019 - 10:18am

NorthLakes Community Clinic-Hayward will partner with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College to offer a free community showing of the film “Resilience.”

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OU Looking to Turn CMN Students Sooner

February 18, 2019 - 10:17am

In an effort to recruit more Indigenous students in the program, a representative from the University of Oklahoma’s Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work recently visited students at the College of the Muscogee Nation.

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Lawmakers Advance Bill To Allow Lottery Scholarships At Some Tribal Colleges

February 18, 2019 - 10:17am

Tribal colleges are the only public higher education institutions in New Mexico where students cannot use the state lottery scholarship. A measure approved by the Senate Education Committee on Friday morning would change that.

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A Taste of Indian Country: The TCJ Indigenous Cookbook

February 18, 2019 - 12:18am

Compiled by Bradley Shreve

(Editor’s note: “A Taste of Indian Country” is an ongoing revitalization project.

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Indigenous Regeneration

February 17, 2019 - 9:29pm

The Pawnees and other Indian peoples were once master gardeners. Today, tribal colleges are working to revitalize Indigenous horticulture and secure Native nations’ food sovereignty.

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“The Corn Is Your Relative”: Community Food Sovereignty at United Tribes Technical College

February 17, 2019 - 8:20pm

A tribal elder stood with a group of youth on the edge of a field at United Tribes Technical College’s (UTTC’s) Extension gardens.

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The Community Garden: A Resource Guide

February 17, 2019 - 8:12pm

Growing our food is in itself a resource that connects us to the Earth and to each other. Gardening is, of course,

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Joe McDonald on the Passage of the 1994 Land Grant Act

February 17, 2019 - 8:10pm

FORMER SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE PRESIDENT JOE MCDONALD

Interview by Bradley Shreve

On October, 20, 1994, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act,

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Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School press

February 17, 2019 - 8:05pm

By Jacqueline Emery
University of Nebraska Press (2017)
366 pages
Review by Farina King

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Along the Journey River and Evil Dead Center

February 17, 2019 - 8:04pm

Carole laFavor
University of Minnesota Press
(1996 & 1997; reprinted 2017)
181 pages; 219 pages
Review by Nina Knight

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The Story of act 31: How Native History Came to Wisconsin Classrooms

February 17, 2019 - 8:01pm

By J.P. Leary
Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2018)
337 pages
Review by Eric Jurgens

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Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way: Cooking with Tall Woman

February 17, 2019 - 7:54pm

By Charlotte J. Frisbie
University of New Mexico Press (2018)
398 pages
Review by Christine M. Ami

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Homing In

February 17, 2019 - 7:45pm

Author’s note: The khéya, or turtle, has a strong beating heart. This is a fictional story about a woman who was symbolically named Khéya because of her strong and loving heart.

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Este Mvskokvlke Em Vye Cvpofuce: The Mvskoke Cultural Community Garden

February 17, 2019 - 4:21pm

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By Mekko Tyner, Lacey Azbell, Bobbie Coon, Mackie Moore, Trent Pembrook, and Monte Randall

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Building a Tribal Extension Program with Community Engagement: A Case Study

February 17, 2019 - 4:10pm

The Navajo Technical University (NTU) Land grant Program has been building community focused horticultural extension for the past five years. The long-term goals are to develop an extension program that will serve as a hub of Navajo- and Native-specific agricultural information and conversation,

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Why Are Tribal College Students Slow to Ask for Financial Aid?

February 15, 2019 - 6:32pm

Hundreds of students at tribal colleges and universities who need financial aid are waiting until the last minute to ask for it, according to report released this week from the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin.

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American Indian College Fund Reports on Higher Education Equity for Natives

February 14, 2019 - 6:31pm

According to the AICF, currently American Indians and Alaska Natives face a college access and completion crisis. Only 14 percent of them age 25 and older have a college degree – less than half of that of other groups in the United States.

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Navajo Technical University Connects Career Pathways for Crownpoint Students

February 13, 2019 - 6:25pm

The event explored educational and career pathways, including anti-bullying awareness that engaged the students with hands-on activities. Instructors from the university had projects for the students to help them discover the breadth of higher education programs available and to share experiences that inspired their own career trajectories

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Tribal Colleges Advocate at the Capitol for Funds

February 13, 2019 - 2:02pm

The top priority for advocates as part of legislative summit to tell representatives to renew the funds for another 10 years from the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institution’s Program, also known as Title 3, Part F.

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Envisioning Our New Ilisagvik College Campus

February 11, 2019 - 3:31pm

Community members and Iḷisaġvik College faculty, staff and students met over ice cream and conversations at the Iñupiat Heritage Center to discuss envisioning our new Iḷisaġvik College Campus, and the guest speaker was none other than the "Eskimo Ninja" himself, Nick Hanson.

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