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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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Lee Heading to FDLTCC to Continue Academic and Athletic Career

April 27, 2020 - 11:52am

After earning a spot on the All-District team for the last three years, Lee committed to attend Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, Minnesota.

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Montana’s Missing Indigenous Persons Database Nearing Completion

April 27, 2020 - 11:50am

That grant was awarded to Blackfeet Community College in March, and work on the database is underway.

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Remote Learning Roadblocks Threaten Enrollment For Indigenous Students, Colleges

April 22, 2020 - 6:36pm

Lack of internet access and financial pressures are raising concerns about a potential increased rate of Native American college dropouts. As classes move online during the coronavirus pandemic, tribal colleges report more students are withdrawing or aren’t participating.

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CARES Funding Supplements Navajo Technical University’s Distance Education Efforts

April 22, 2020 - 12:43pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) will be distributing federal funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist students as the university has transitioned its course delivery to emergency distance education.

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American Indian College Fund Receives Emergency Relief Grant from Mellon Foundation

April 22, 2020 - 12:20pm

AICF PRESIDENT CHERYL CRAZY BULLThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced a $4 million grant to the American Indian College Fund to support college students whose educational progress has been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Earth Week 2020 Virtual Activities Scheduled at FDLTCC

April 20, 2020 - 11:41am

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will continue the annual campus tradition of celebrating Earth Week through a week-long celebration of Planet Earth set for April 20-24,

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College Fund Recognizes Tribal College Students of the Year

April 16, 2020 - 9:18pm

The American Indian College Fund has announced the names of the 35 tribal college students of the year and is honoring them with a $1,200 scholarship.

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BCC Announces Rocky DuBray Wins American Indian College Fund Student of the Year Award

April 16, 2020 - 6:09pm

DuBray has grown academically across a wide range of disciplines appropriate to his educational level during his time at Blackfeet Community College.

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NTU Showcases Student Research and Capstone Projects Prior to COVID-19

April 16, 2020 - 6:08pm

Navajo Technical University’s 8th Annual Research Day was held March 5 and featured research, capstone, and science fair projects from students throughout the region.

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The American Indian College Fund Honors First Generation Scholars

April 14, 2020 - 10:09pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDThe American Indian College Fund was set to honor 36 American Indian first-generation scholarship recipients at its 2020 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet in Albuquerque,

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Diné College Science Professors Awarded NIH Grant

April 14, 2020 - 10:06pm

DINE COLLEGETwo Diné College science instructors recently received a $60,000 National Institutes of Health equipment grant to develop research opportunities and infrastructure, officials stated. The college is a partner institution with the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLAST).

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Northern, Stone Child, Aaniiih Nakoda Receiving Pandemic Emergency Funding

April 14, 2020 - 6:41pm

Stone Child College on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will receive $216,798, and Aaniiih Nakoda College on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation willl receive $114,359.

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Coping with the Contagion: How Tribal Colleges Are Responding to COVID-19, A Special Report

April 14, 2020 - 12:55pm

Chronic under-funding has impaired tribal colleges in adapting to the pandemic. But resilience rooted in a shared historical experience is a hallmark of TCUs and Native communities.

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UTTC Giving Full-Time Students $150 Check for Food, Gas Expenses

April 13, 2020 - 11:12am

United Tribes Technical College is giving a one-time, $150 check to full-time students who are in need of food, gas, internet hotspots or other COVID-19 related costs.

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Leech Lake Students Sew Masks to Aid in Fight Against COVID-19

April 10, 2020 - 6:13pm

The college students are working with the local business Squeaky Wheel Pottery as a place to make and ship the masks to those who request them.

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