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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Launches GoFundMe Campaign for Childcare Center

February 20, 2019 - 8:05pm

CCCC GO FUND ME CAMPAIGN

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) in Fort Totten, North Dakota, has launched a GoFundMe campaign in an effort to provide childcare services for students,

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Northwest Indian College Receives $200k Donation for Expansion Project

February 18, 2019 - 6:13pm

The Skakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Scott County, Minnesota donated $200,000 to NWIC in support of the fourth phase of its expansion.

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FDLTCC Hosts Mental Health Days Event

February 18, 2019 - 5:30pm

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) hosted its second annual Mental Health Days on campus February 5-7, 2019. Each day was filled with unique events and activities to help combat and bring recognition to mental health challenges.

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Pathways to Indigenous Nation Sovereignty: A Chronicle of Federal Policy Developments

February 18, 2019 - 10:20am

By Alan R. Parker
Michigan State University Press (2018)
161 pages
Review by Bradley Shreve

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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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