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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Instructor Wins Faculty Fellowship

January 23, 2019 - 2:19pm

REBECCA FROST

Rebecca Frost of Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, Michigan, has won the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s (CCCC’s) Tribal College Faculty Fellowship.

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FDLTCC’s Economic Contribution Estimated at $49.5 Million

January 17, 2019 - 11:17am

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE 2018

Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven universities, recently shared the results of a study that estimates that Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) contributes $49.5 million annually to the regional economy while supporting and sustaining 448 jobs.

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CMN Students Do Soil Research as Part of International Initiative

January 15, 2019 - 9:08pm

For two College of Menominee Nation (CMN) students, fall semester 2018 wrapped up with a statewide symposium highlighting Wisconsin’s participation in “Tiny Earth,” an international initiative involving nearly 10,000 students worldwide who took part in antibiotics research.

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‘Most People Live Paycheck to Paycheck.’ Government Shutdown Has Lawmakers, Locals Feeling the Pressure

January 14, 2019 - 6:38pm

Friday marked the first missed paycheck for federal employees, although it also marked the close of the shutdown's third week. Cynthia Lindquist, president of Spirit Lake's Cankdeska Cikana Community College, said her federally employed friends and family members are anxious about how to survive the shutdown financially.

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Program Directors Work to Keep Centuries-Old Promises to American Indians

January 14, 2019 - 4:54pm

Lowe has built relationships with tribal high schools, communities, and colleges. Universities that partner with tribal colleges are “really forward thinking,” she says, and she is especially proud of Harvard’s partnership with the American Indian College Fund’s American Indian Law School Scholarship, which gives selected Indigenous students full funding for Harvard Law School.

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Idaho Company Steals from South Dakota Tribe, Alaska Natives

January 14, 2019 - 4:45pm

The business took $54,000 from the Oglala Sioux Tribe in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, prosecutors said. It convinced an employee at a local college, the Oglala Lakota College, to sign an authorization form. All Around Sports used that form to get money wired from the tribe’s bank account, prosecutors said.

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Theater Project at College of Menominee Nation Wins Packers Foundation Arts and Culture Grant

January 7, 2019 - 8:06pm

“Revival” takes on new meaning for the Menominee Theater Project thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation. The award, announced in December ceremonies at the Lambeau Field atrium,

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Diné College Students Attend Heard Museum Workshop

January 7, 2019 - 2:21pm

At a school peppered with rich Navajo history, there are some things that can go overlooked, often in favor of the sensational. Such is the case with Diné College’s recent master artisan workshop on Navajo weaving.

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2018 Year in Review

January 7, 2019 - 2:06pm

2018 YEAR IN REVIEW

Compiled by Rachael Marchbanks

The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the prior year’s big events and accomplishments.

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RREAL’s White Earth Nation Community Solar for Community Action Receives LCCMR Recommendation

January 7, 2019 - 1:48pm

RREAL’s work with the Leech Lake Community College about the conservation benefits of solar plus-the solar workforce development and job creation aspects of this project are a big economic boost for the community and our state

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Buffalo Are the Backbone of Lakota Food Sovereignty

January 7, 2019 - 1:45pm

She and her academic colleague Rick Gerlach are spearheading a greenhouse project at Oglala Lakota College that will come to expand the number of opportunities for people to take health and nutrition into their own hands.

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‘The Dead Cannot Cry Out for Justice’: Blackfeet Seek Solutions to Murders, Disappearances

January 7, 2019 - 1:39pm

Diana Burd with the local Silent Warrior Coalition urged the group at Blackfeet Community College to press Congress for its passage. “We can pass that through just by bugging them,” she predicted.

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Five Native Films You Should Be Streaming in 2019

January 2, 2019 - 9:18am

In what has become a much-anticipated annual tradition, the professor from College of Menominee Nation recommends his top film picks of 2018.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Approved to Offer Degrees in Performing Arts

December 21, 2018 - 6:01pm

HLC APPROVES IAIA PERFORMING ARTS DEGREES

The Higher Learning Commission has approved the Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA’s) application to launch AFA and BFA programs in performing arts.

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Giving Back: Cankdeska Cikana Community College Student Launches Food Bank on the Spirit Lake Reservation

December 21, 2018 - 4:11pm

This holiday season, one tribal college student developed a food bank to serve everyone and anyone in need—no questions asked.

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College Fund Awards Iḷisaġvik College and Little Big Horn College STEM Awards

December 21, 2018 - 11:01am

Toyota and the American Indian College Fund have teamed up through a grant of $15,000 to two tribal colleges to encourage children’s’ Indigenous STEM exploration.

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Haskell Ag Lab Called Key to UNL’s Work in Northeast Nebraska

December 19, 2018 - 2:11pm

eaders from the university's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Haskell Ag Laboratory and Nebraska Extension have connected with leaders at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Wayne State College, Northeast Community College, Nebraska Indian Community College, Little Priest Tribal College and Wayne Community Schools.

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In the Summer of 2016, These 4 Native Students Looked Toward College. Here’s Where They Are Now.

December 19, 2018 - 2:11pm

Attending tribal college "allowed me to mature at my own pace," she said with a smile that revealed red and gold bands on her braces. "Now I’m ready to leave the nest, to do things my own way."

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CMN Students Offered Emergency Food and Products at “Helping Closet”

December 17, 2018 - 4:25pm

It can be a hard choice for some college students: putting fuel in their cars to get to school or spending that money on food.

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Red Lake, Leech Lake Tribal Colleges to Receive $157,000 for Humanities Projects

December 17, 2018 - 12:18pm

Red Lake Nation College and Leech Lake Tribal College are set to receive $97,000 and $60,000, respectively.

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