TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL

Higher Education for American Indian and Alaskan Natives Increases Employment Rate But Does Not Close Earnings Gap

A postsecondary degree for the American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) populations increases employment rates and labor force participation but reaps smaller gains in earnings compared to their white counterparts.

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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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