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American Indian College Fund Staff Publish Article on Role of Place and Ecology in Tribal Colleges and Universities

April 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, with Emily White Hat, Director, Strategy and National Outreach of the College Fund, have published a scholarly paper exploring how tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) incorporate tribal values and knowledge of land sustainability and ecology into their institutions, making them substantially different from other academic institutions.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Students Learn about Natural Resources at Environmental Fair

April 8, 2019 - 5:20pm

Students from Baraga, L’Anse, Sacred Heart, and Arvon schools gathered at the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College on Wednesday for an environmental fair.

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IAIA alumni Tommy Orange and Terese Mailhot Receive PEN/Hemingway and Whiting Non-Fiction Awards

April 8, 2019 - 4:29pm

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Two alumni from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), both of whom have appeared on the New York Times Best Sellers List this year—Terese Mailhot (Seabird Island Band) and Tommy Orange (Cheyenne/Arapaho)—received major literary awards this month: Mailhot won the 2019 Whiting Award for nonfiction for her book Heart Berries: A Memoir 

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FDLTCC Receives NOAA Extreme Weather Education Grant

April 3, 2019 - 11:12pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENTRANCE SIGN

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) was awarded a $499,407 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Environmental Literacy Program to advance community resilience through environmental and climate education.

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Aaniiih Nakoda College Library Finalist for 2019 National Award

April 3, 2019 - 11:10pm

AANIIIH NAKODA COLLEGE CAMPUS BUILDINGS

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced that the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation’s Aaniiih Nakoda College Library (ANCL) is among the 30 finalists for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

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CCCC Student Carmencita Leaf Named to the All-North Dakota Academic Team

April 3, 2019 - 11:08pm

CANKDESKA CIKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT POSES WITH OTHER ALL-ACADEMIC MEMBERS

Thirteen North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2019 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

The Unique Role of Tribal Colleges and Universities

April 3, 2019 - 10:59am

TCUs are the most affordable colleges and universities in the United States, and 85 percent of TCU students receive federal financial aid.

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United Tribes Sunday Academy

April 1, 2019 - 6:02pm

United Tribes Technical College is encouraging high schoolers to consider STEM careers with a series of classes. The college is hosting a free North Dakota Epscor Sunday Academy Program.

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Seize Second Chances 

March 31, 2019 - 11:24pm

As addiction and incarceration reach epidemic levels, tribal colleges and universities offer those who have stumbled a chance to begin anew.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

FDLTCC College for Seniors Spring Courses in Full Swing

March 28, 2019 - 11:24am

The College for Seniors Program at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) is up and running with a new schedule of spring semester 2019 courses.

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CCCC to Host North Dakota Tribal College Research Symposium

March 26, 2019 - 8:25am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) and North Dakota Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND INBRE) have partnered for the seventh annual North Dakota Tribal College Research Symposium which will be held on Tuesday,

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Leech Lake Tribal College to Hold 4th Annual Across the Universe Event

March 22, 2019 - 12:41pm

LLTC'S 4TH ANNUAL ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the Leech Lake Tribal College STEM department is hosting the fourth annual “Across the Universe” event, opening a window into the world of science,

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A Sense of Belonging: Robert Bible Puts Student Success First

March 22, 2019 - 12:27pm

For the president of College of the Muscogee Nation, creating community on campus is central to success in the classroom.

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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Hosts Career Fair

March 21, 2019 - 12:36pm

The college had representatives from a number of careers available in the local community. The fair was open to not only students from a number of high schools, but to local community members as well.

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Indian Peaches

March 21, 2019 - 12:27pm

Brown helped College of the Muscogee Nation research specialist Lacey Azbell plant four saplings at the CMN cultural community garden where students learn and connect with the significant role food sovereignty has played historically in the lives of the Mvskoke people.

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American Indian College Fund Honors 35 Tribal College Students with Student of Year Scholarships

March 21, 2019 - 12:20pm

The American Indian College Fund honored 35 tribal college and university students who were awarded a $1,200 Student of the Year scholarship to attend their respective institutions at a reception in Billings, Montana.

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Navajo Tech to Honor New Mexico Sen. John Pinto

March 21, 2019 - 12:18pm

The Gallup Independent reports Navajo Technical University is scheduled to celebrate the 94-year-old Pinto with an honorary degree of Doctor of Public Service at the university's May 17 commencement.

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Exploring Ways to Incorporate New Online Learning Technologies into the Tribal College Librarians Institute

March 21, 2019 - 12:17pm

This article summarizes the goals and past practices of the Tribal College Librarians Institute (TCLI) as well as new plans to utilize online learning technologies to enhance the TCLI's reach and impact.

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Navajo Technical University Holds 7th Annual Research Day

March 15, 2019 - 10:41am

Energy research earned recognition at Navajo Technical University’s 7th Annual Research Day, with three of the competition’s top four presentations focusing on power. In total,

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Categories: EDUCATION

The Life of Ten Bears: Comanche Historical Narratives

March 14, 2019 - 10:36am

The Life of Ten Bears: Comanche Historical Narratives
Compiled by Francis Joseph Attocknie
University of Nebraska Press (2016)
252 pages

The Life of Ten Bears is a remarkable collection of nineteenth-century Comanche oral histories given by Francis Joseph “Joe A” Attocknie.

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