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Ute Land Religion in the American West, 1879-2009

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

By Brandi Denison
University of Nebraska Press (2017)
304 pages
Review by Gregory E. Smoak

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Born into a Digital World

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

HONDO BALDWIN LOUIS

In the 1960s, Canadian media theorist, philosopher of the “electronics age,” and the “high priest of pop culture” Marshall Mcluhan declared in a seminal article that the “medium was the message.” It mattered not in the least,

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A Future and Past in the Clouds

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Recently we decided to close Tribal College Journal’s safe deposit box at the bank. We had maintained it for many years because that’s where we stored our offsite backup files.

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From JSTOR to Jiní: Incorporating Traditional Knowledge in Teaching Information Literacy at Tribal Colleges

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Traditional Indigenous knowledge is foundational to the curriculum at tribal colleges. But in this new information age TCUs are faced with guiding students through the digital divide and instilling a new level of information literacy and ethics.

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LLTC Awarded Grant for STEM Education

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Leech lake Tribal College (LLTC) has been awarded $493,000 from the National Science Foundation Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (NSF-TCUP) to increase capacity for community outreach and long-distance education,

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AIHEC Student Congress Sets Agenda, Plans for the Future

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

In June 2018, the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Student Congress (ASC) was sworn in at Northwest Indian College (NWIC) during the Leaders in Future Endeavors (LIFE) conference.

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LCO Ojibwa College Library to Host Native Voices Exhibit

August 8, 2019 - 6:34pm

The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Library has been selected in a competitive application process to host Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, a traveling exhibition to U.S. libraries.

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Panel Picks Members of North Dakota Ethics Commission

August 8, 2019 - 6:32pm

The selection committee picked Ron Goodman, a retired North Dakota district judge; Ward Koeser, the former mayor of Williston; Cynthia Lindquist, president of Cankdeska Cikana Community College; Paul Richard, a former Sanford Health executive and David Anderson, a former high-ranking official in the North Dakota National Guard who's now coordinator of military student services at the University of Mary.

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While New Spirit Lake Substance Abuse Treatment Center Completed, Work Remains to Staff It

August 8, 2019 - 6:31pm

The project was made possible by a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the United Health Foundation to Cankdeska Cikana Community College.

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Graduates Earn 176 Degrees, Certificates from Dine College

August 8, 2019 - 6:31pm

About 22.2 percent of the 176 degrees and certificates handed out by Dine College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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College Football Team Gives Back to Community

August 5, 2019 - 7:01pm

The Fond du Lac Tribal Community College football players showed there’s no “I” in team Saturday afternoon. In an effort to be more involved in the community, the team donated some of their time before the season begins to help out with projects at the Zion Lutheran Church and the Sawyer Elder’s Center.

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Youth Golf Camp Links Youth to Golf and Salish Kootenai College

August 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Linking youths to the golf links and to Salish Kootenai College is the goal of the Silver Fox Youth Golf Camp.

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College of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Offers New Degree Programs

August 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

The new programs are Associate of Science degrees in General Studies, Criminal Justice and Natural Resources.

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Tribal Health Department Updates Centers for Disease Control of Its Healthcare Efforts

August 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Nursing Student Morgan Malatare discussed Tribal Health’s collaboration with Salish Kootenai College (SKC) in providing sexual education and screenings for sexually transmitted diseases (STD).

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Renovations Happening at Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College

August 1, 2019 - 3:07pm

Big renovations are happening at Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College. A $1.15 million project will remodel classrooms, update the kitchen, and create an outdoor classroom.

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AIHEC Holds Indigenous STEM Pedagogy Institute

July 31, 2019 - 12:07pm

Tribal college scientists and educators met at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 29-30, for the Indigenous STEM Pedagogy Institute, hosted by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

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After Pipeline Fight, Standing Rock Communities Look to the Sun to Power Their Future

July 30, 2019 - 6:10pm

Indigenized Energy is among several groups that hosted a four-day introductory solar seminar this spring at United Tribes Technical College.

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Tribal Colleges Struggle to Connect

July 30, 2019 - 2:36pm

“Tribal colleges are significantly behind in terms of internet connectivity,” said Carrie Billy, president and CEO of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Her organization is trying to figure out the extent of the problem.

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‘Become a Language Warrior:’ Efforts to Revive Lakota Language Flourish in Dakotas

July 24, 2019 - 6:52pm

As the president of Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates, Vermillion said the Lakota people are making headway in revitalizing the language.

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Ashiwi College and Career Readiness Center Takes a Community-Based Approach

July 24, 2019 - 6:50pm

Navajo Technical University’s (NTU) Zuni instructional site located at the A:shiwi College and Career Readiness Center (ACCRC) has taken a community-based approach in reestablishing itself within the region since ending its collaboration with the University of New Mexico in 2018.

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