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Diné College to Recognize 176 graduates with a Record 53 Bachelor’s Degrees to Be Conferred

May 6, 2020 - 12:07pm

The coronavirus pandemic is not stopping Diné College from recognizing 176 graduates and conferring a record 53 bachelor’s degrees on May 8.

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Former Miss Western Navajo Nation’s Sister Speaks about Her Passing from COVID-19

May 5, 2020 - 6:11pm

From being Miss Western Navajo and Miss Monument Valley High School to Miss Dine College, she had dreams of getting into politics, possibly even being the president of the Navajo Nation one day.

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American Indian College Fund Announces New Scholarship Program

May 5, 2020 - 5:40pm

The American Indian College Fund and Charter Communications, Inc. have announced the creation of the Spectrum Scholars program, a two-year educational program for eligible rising Native American and Alaska Native juniors with financial need.

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Never Distant: Addressing the Pandemic in Indian Country

May 4, 2020 - 2:04pm

Tribal colleges, like many Native organizations, fill a lot of gaps in basic services. “That’s what the tribal colleges do,” she said. “We’re really, really good at understanding the needs, the dynamics of our students, their families’ lives. It’s really encompassing the whole person.” Lindquist also runs a Head Start program, which has pivoted to delivering food and books to children on the reservation while they’re sheltering in place. The college’s COVID-19 Angel Fund offers gift cards for groceries and gas—anything to keep them in school.

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American Indian College Fund Awarded $250,000 Grant To Strengthen TCU Leadership

May 4, 2020 - 11:36am

The money will benefit four TCU research initiatives, which include hosting an annual TCU faculty research convening; publishing the annual TCU Research Journal (TCURJ); hosting an annual writing retreat for faculty to develop their manuscripts; and offering professional development stipends for conference attendance.

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Little Priest Tribal College Announces New President

April 30, 2020 - 6:08pm

The Little Priest Tribal College Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Mr. Manoj Patil as the new president of Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC).

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Diné College President Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 29, 2020 - 4:16pm

Close to 300 people representing the arts and humanities, education, law, business, politics, science, the armed services, human rights, and other sectors, are the newest members of the Cambridge,

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Coronavirus News Roundup

April 29, 2020 - 11:39am

Carrie Billy, president of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, about how tribal colleges and their students are dealing with the pandemic.

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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 9)

April 29, 2020 - 10:31am

In this ongoing podcast, longtime TCU leader and educator Tom Davis reminisces about the vital role that Gerald One Feather played in launching Oglala Lakota College and the tribal college movement.

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The Jewel of Benson County: Students Reflect on the Importance of CCCC in Their Lives

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Since 1974, Cankdeska Cikana Community College has served the higher education needs of the Spirit Lake Nation, offering degree programs and career pathways but also a sense of community and a place to call home.

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NTU’s Family Housing Opens Opportunities

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Today, many tribal college and university (TCU) students are not straight out of high school. They have often started a family or have had a job.

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CMN Earns Awards for Community Engagement

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

A long-standing scholarly collaboration between the College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN’s) Sustainable Development Institute continues to receive praise and recognition. Michigan State University (MSU) recently announced that CMN is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Community Engagement Scholarship Award and its Distinguished Partnership Award for Community Engaged Research.

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SBC Offers an Array of Family Services

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Sitting Bull College (SBC) student Austin Kasto’s morning begins like so many other young mothers. She gets herself and her two young children ready to leave,

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IAIA Reopens Childcare Center

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

According to the American Indian College Fund, 91% of Native American scholarship recipients are classified as non-traditional students, meaning they have at least one child,

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Family Values, the Tribal College Way

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Rooted in Indian values, tribal colleges exist to help people—and students with families are core constituents.

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Offering Tobacco

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

“With hesitation, I asked him to share, to tell me anything that came to mind, to tell me what he remembered . . .”

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Afterlives of Indigenous Archives: Essays in Honor of the Occom Circle

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

Edited by Ivy Schweitzer and Gordon Henry
Dartmouth College Press (2019)
265 pages
Review by Rhiannon Sorrell

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Support Services for Families at Diné College

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

A new and extensive family housing complex is just one way America’s first tribal college serves students with families.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: Meet Leia Fish and Jayda Loonsfoot

April 27, 2020 - 10:21pm

Tribal college students are passionate about their alma maters. Leia Fish helps create a path for other Natives to attend a TCU—including her daughter.

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KU, Haskell Students to Present Research at Annual Symposium

April 27, 2020 - 12:05pm

Research on fruit fly development, traumatic brain injury, Kansas streams, fanged frogs and ancient migrations of indigenous communities will be among student research presented at the 20th annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Student Research Symposium

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