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KBOCC Will Host 3rd Annual Career Fair Thursday

March 9, 2020 - 7:39pm

Megan Haataja, a business instructor at KBOCC, says there will be over 60 employers in attendance from across Upper Michigan who are looking to fill a variety of positions, including full-time, part-time, seasonal and internships.

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NTU to Host Maker Faire and Product Challenge

March 9, 2020 - 2:35pm

Last year, Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) inaugural Diné Maker Nation Faire put Navajo ingenuity on display to the theme of the “Evolution of Diné Makers,” while detailing in four worlds how the art of making has evolved over time.

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SKC Program Allows Children to Study Heartbeats

March 6, 2020 - 6:48pm

This science experience emphasized that research is for everyone, even children. During their week of scientific outreach, the STEM Academy hosted four elementary schools in the Mission Valley, reaching 140 students.

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SKC Press Release Second Book on Tribes’ History

March 6, 2020 - 6:48pm

“You Seem to Like Your Money, and We Like Our Country” edited by Robert Bigart and Joseph McDonald is a collection of documentary sources of tribal affairs from 1875 to 1889. The title is a quote from a speech by Chief Arlee.

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Sitting Bull College

March 6, 2020 - 6:46pm

Many influential people on the Standing Rock reservation had seen need for higher education, and on September 21, 1973, the Tribal Council granted a charter for Standing Rock Community College, which would offer Associate-level degrees.

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Survival Stories: Medicine for Future Native Leaders  

March 6, 2020 - 6:03pm

Narratives of persistence can fortify and inspire future Native leaders by helping them to understand that they play a part in continuing the self-determination of Indian people.

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Tommy Orange Announces Tribal College Student Creative Writing Winners

March 5, 2020 - 10:59am

TCJ Student guest editor and bestselling author Tommy Orange (Cheyenne/Arapaho) has announced the winners of the 2020 TCJ Student creative writing contest. This year,

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NTU Among the Most Affordable Schools for Electrical Engineering

March 5, 2020 - 9:54am

navajo technical university engineering students

According to Affordable Schools, an online higher education resource, Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering (EE) ranked 18 among the 50 most affordable EE degree programs in the nation.

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Aaniiih Nakoda College to Offer First Baccalaureate Degree Program

March 2, 2020 - 10:57am

With support from an American Indian College Fund grant, in 2017, college faculty and administrators launched an intensive curriculum development process for the new bachelor of science degree.

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Diné College’s First-Year Experience Orientation Meetings a Success

February 26, 2020 - 6:25pm

The sessions are required meet-and-greet opportunities to welcome and introduce first-time freshmen and transfer students to Diné College’s vision, mission, philosophy, values and student code of conduct.

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Officials Say Attainment Gap in Higher Education Is No Longer Acceptable

February 26, 2020 - 6:23pm

Staff from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education met with local tribal college leaders Tuesday to share ideas on how to close post-secondary attainment gaps with Native Americans.

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Diné College Art History Department Receives $230K in Grants

February 25, 2020 - 6:45pm

Intentional Navajo art and design is about much more than making beautiful objects. Paul Willeto, the dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and English at Diné College,

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Do Cattle and Prairie Dogs Mix?

February 25, 2020 - 6:23pm

North Dakota State University, along with Sitting Bull College in North Dakota, came together to study the ecology of rangeland with a long history of prairie dog activity almost 10 years ago.

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A Whirlwind Passed Through Our Country: Lakota Voices of the Ghost Dance

February 21, 2020 - 10:55pm

A Whirlwind Passed through Our CountryRani-Henrik Andersson
University of Oklahoma Press (2018)
432 pages

“The inception of the Ghost Dance religion in 1890 marked a critical moment in Lakota history.

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Tribal Strengths and Native Education: Voices from the Reservation Classroom

February 21, 2020 - 10:54pm

By Terry Huffman
Tribal Strengths and Native EducationUniversity of Massachusetts Press (2018)
180 pages

“In 1889, Sitting Bull addressed the formal, Western-style education of his people.

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Global Indigenous Health: Reconciling the Past, Engaging the Present, Animating the Future

February 21, 2020 - 10:53pm

Global Indigenous HealthEdited by Robert Henry, Amanda LaVallee, Nancy Van Styvendale, and Robert Alexander Innes
University of Arizona Press (2018)
342 pages

“Indigenous peoples globally have a keen understanding of their health and wellness through traditional knowledge systems.

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All My Relatives: Exploring Lakota Ontology, Belief, and Ritual

February 21, 2020 - 10:48pm

All My RelativesBy David C. Posthumus
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
294 pages

“In All My Relatives David C.

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Tribal College Journal to Partner with Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival

February 21, 2020 - 10:39pm

POCAHONTAS REFRAMED FILM FESTIVAL

 Tribal College Journal (TCJ) has announced that it will again partner with the Pocahontas Reframed “Storytellers” Film Festival,

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Carol Davis on Indigenous STEM

February 21, 2020 - 9:59pm

A pathfinder of the tribal college movement, Carol Davis discusses how Indigenous STEM has developed at Turtle Mountain Community College and at TCUs more broadly in this TCJ-exclusive podcast.

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NSF Supports New STEM-Focused Website for Tribal Colleges

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

NSF-funded STEM website

For many years, science was only a small part of the curriculum at most tribal colleges. A few introductory-level classes were all that students could expect.

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