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Tribal Colleges Receive Support to Fight COVID-19

February 4, 2021 - 3:24pm

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, health disparities continue to be revealed and exacerbated. The disproportionate impact is especially prevalent within Native American communities, where the infection rate is 3.5 times higher compared to White populations, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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Blackfeet Community College Is Launching a Language Class

February 4, 2021 - 3:23pm

The free online course will teach people about the Blackfeet Tribe’s language and will be split into two six.-week sessions.

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FDLTCC Plans Sixth Annual Beekeeping Symposium

February 4, 2021 - 10:24am

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE BEEKEEPER AT WORKFond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC), in partnership with the Northeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association, is hosting a virtual symposium called “Beekeeping and More!” on Saturday,

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Tribal Colleges Receive $1.5 Million in Pandemic-Related Supplies

February 1, 2021 - 12:57pm

The American Indian College Fund and the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) are receiving $1.5 million in pandemic-related supplies including hand sanitizer, disinfectant, and gloves.

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NTU Seeks Community Approval for Community Trails Project

February 1, 2021 - 12:52pm

Two years of community input crafted the outline for the K’é Community Trails network, a project spearheaded by Navajo Technical University (NTU) and the Crownpoint chapter of the Navajo Nation in collaboration with the National Park Service.

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Travois Tribal Scholarship Program to Support 10 Tribal College Students in 2021

January 28, 2021 - 3:08pm

Travois, a Certified B Corporation focused exclusively on promoting housing and economic development for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities, established the Travois Tribal Scholarship Program in partnership with the American Indian College Fund to support 10 tribal college students in 2021.

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College of Menominee Nation Co-Founder Pens Book of Poems about Tribal College Movement

January 28, 2021 - 3:07pm

His book, “Meditation on the Ceremonies of Beginnings,” is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and local bookstores, such as the Lion’s Mouth in Green Bay and Novel Bay in Sturgeon Bay.

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New Town Tribal College Students Receive Scholarships

January 28, 2021 - 3:06pm

Two Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College in New Town students have been awarded national scholarships, according to information provided by the college.

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The Salish Language Educator Development (SLED) and Cultural and Language Studies (CALS) Programs’ Apprentices to Earn Degrees This Spring

January 28, 2021 - 3:05pm

SKC is thrilled to announce that the first cohort of Salish Language Educator Development (SLED) Program apprentices will be earning their associate degrees in Native Language Teacher Education (NLTE) this spring.

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Diné College Maintains Student Enrollment for Spring 2021 Despite Pandemic

January 27, 2021 - 10:47pm

Diné College continues to maintain enrollment at the same level as before the coronavirus pandemic. The number of enrolled students represents a high amount, considering the COVID-19 outbreak,

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NTU Biology Graduate to Attend Harvard with Help from NSF PREM Grant

January 25, 2021 - 6:45pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) biology graduate Robinson Tom will be enrolling in a post-baccalaureate program at Harvard University this fall through the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) PREM project.

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Diné College Prepares for Conference on Emerging Infections and Tribal Communities

January 25, 2021 - 1:32pm

On February 19, Diné College will host a virtual conference on emerging infectious diseases. The conference is billed as a discussion about the challenges and the latest scientific,

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$3 Million for Engineering at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

January 22, 2021 - 2:39pm

The Tribal Educational Agency Center is giving a grant to the Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College to make their engineering program more interactive.

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Diverse: Issues In Higher Education Highlights 25 Outstanding Women During Women’s History Month

January 21, 2021 - 7:13pm

The March 4, 2021 edition represents our 10th anniversary of highlighting women who have made a difference in the academy by tackling some of higher education’s toughest challenges, exhibiting extraordinary leadership skills and making a positive difference in their respective communities.

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Five Native Films You Should Be Streaming in 2021

January 21, 2021 - 6:27pm

Despite a grim 2020, Native filmmakers continued to tell their stories, offering us hope and inspiration. Here’s the Inquisitive Academic’s top picks to stream.

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American Indian College Fund Receives $600,000 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant

January 19, 2021 - 11:51am

The American Indian College Fund received a two-year, $600,000 grant from The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to help tribal college communities strengthen and expand the pipeline for Native teachers through its Indigenous Early Childhood Education Systemic Engagement and ECE Learning in Native American Communities program.

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Leech Lake Tribal College Makes Plans for New Campus Building Forged by Students

January 19, 2021 - 11:51am

According to LLTC President Raymond Burns the plan is to give upcoming carpentry students a new space to work year-round while being able to gain hands-on experience.

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IAIA to Be Included in NBC Academy

January 14, 2021 - 4:04pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) has been selected by NBCUniversal News Group to be a part of the initial cohort of institutions to participate in the launch of NBCU Academy,

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Early Childhood Education Linked to Long-Term Education Attainment

January 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

Early childhood education (ECE) can help close the college education attainment gap among American Indians and Alaska Natives—which is currently less than half of other groups at 14.8%—by improving students’ academic achievement,

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Kent-Based WGU Washington Partners with Northwest Indian College

January 14, 2021 - 2:33pm

WGU Washington is the locally based affiliate of nationally recognized Western Governors University (WGU). The agreement with Northwest Indian College is the university’s first, formal partnership with an institution dedicated to serving reservation communities.

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