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“Education, Leadership, Wisdom”: The Founding History of Salish Kootenai College, 1976-2010

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

By Michael O’Donnell, Joseph McDonald, and Alice Oechsli
Salish Kootenai College Press (2018)
233 pages
Review by Paul Boyer

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Strength in Solidarity

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

Indigenous women are disproportionately affected by violence and trauma. Fortunately, initiatives like the Red Shawl Solidarity Project raise awareness and offer a path to healing.

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For Ashley, Wayne, and Shayanna: Supporting Tribal College Students and Addressing Abuse

May 6, 2019 - 12:13am

The burdens and challenges that Native students face are well-documented statistically. But sometimes it takes the very real human stories of tribal college students to move us to action.

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Activism Through Theater: BSU & Red Lake Nation College Give a Voice to Mother Earth

May 3, 2019 - 7:25pm

In conjunction with the second annual “Arts of the Earth” Festival, Bemidji State University and Red Lake Nation College partnered to hold the inaugural “Voices of the Earth” Festival.

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LCO College to Host Week of Events to Recognize Investiture

May 3, 2019 - 7:23pm

Area residents and visitors are invited to join the regents, staff, faculty and students of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College for a community-focused celebration May 6-11, culminating in the investiture of Dr. Russell Swagger, Ph.D. as president of the college.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

American Indian College Fund Publishes Free College-Going Student Guide

May 3, 2019 - 7:23pm

Native Pathways: A College-Going Guidebook provides content related to how to get into college, choose a school, pay for it, and what to expect the first year in a way that speaks to Native cultures and experiences as students consider attending college.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Michael R. L. Begay and Juliana Brown Eyes Taking Filmmaking World by Storm for Indigineous People

May 3, 2019 - 7:22pm

Red Camera certified and drones in hand, this couple is taking the film world by storm and leading a new path to shine greater light on the realities of indigineous people through the art of filmmaking.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Going Solar: Navajo Tech Students Team Up with GRID Alternatives

May 3, 2019 - 7:22pm

Students from Navajo Technical University’s Energy Systems and Electrical Engineering programs collaborated with the Colorado-based company GRID Alternatives March 26-28 to install solar panels at a residence in Ojo Encino, New Mexico.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

2019 Diné Maker Nation Faire Details Emergence Story Through Four Worlds

May 3, 2019 - 7:22pm

Navajo Technical University hosted the 2019 Diné Maker Nation Faire, a hands-on showcase that was part science fair, part crafts fair, and part interactive museum.

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FDLTCC Offer Classes for Senior Citizens

May 1, 2019 - 11:12am

The non-credit "College for Seniors" sessions at FDLTCC offer the opportunity for residents ages 55 and older to learn something new in a few short hours or a few classes.

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Nursing Program Ends at UTTC

April 29, 2019 - 11:07am

The nursing program on the campus was granted full approval, for the next five years, by the board. But now, UTTC is abruptly closing its nursing program after 40 years on campus.

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Former FDLTCC President Earns Emeritus Title

April 26, 2019 - 11:18am

Larry Anderson, interim president and president of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet from 2008 until his retirement in 2018, has been recognized with the president emeritus title from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees.

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SKC STEM Academy Students Discover New Bacteria-Killing Viruses

April 26, 2019 - 11:18am

While in STEM Academy, high school students from around the valley conduct authentic, college-level science research in collaboration with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s SEA-PHAGES program.

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UTTC to Offer Tuition Waivers for National Guard Members

April 26, 2019 - 11:18am

The tuition waiver is an additional benefit to service members, and different from G.I. Bill benefits qualified students use or have been using, the school said in a news release.

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American Indian College Fund to Continue College Access and Success Program with $2.5 Million, Three-Year Grant

April 25, 2019 - 3:14pm

Native American and Alaska Native students are in a college-going and completion crisis. Research shows the national rate of all students going to college within six months of graduation after high school is 70%.

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NTU Professor Inspires Students, Serves the Community

April 23, 2019 - 7:18pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) faculty member Mark Trebian was selected by the students of the university as faculty of the year. Trebian has designed, and teaches courses in,

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Tribal Scholarships Broaden

April 23, 2019 - 6:41pm

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last month signed legislation opening the lottery scholarship to students attending tribal colleges in New Mexico.

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Help for Native American Students Celebrating Their Culture at Graduation

April 23, 2019 - 6:41pm

AICF has written and published a blog, “Graduation: Celebrating Your Achievements and Culture,” that includes downloadable brochures created by the NARF and links to laws that provide for Native students to have meaningful celebrations of their cultures.

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Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Earth Week 2019 Activities Scheduled at FDLTCC

April 22, 2019 - 7:31pm

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will continue its annual campus tradition of celebrating Earth Week with a week-long celebration of planet Earth set for this week.

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Tribal College Students Now Eligible For New Mexico Lottery Scholarships

April 22, 2019 - 10:55am

NEW MEXICO GOVERNOR MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAMNew Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham recently signed legislation that makes students attending Diné College, Navajo Technical University, and the Institute of American Indian Arts eligible to receive lottery scholarships.

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