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Tribal College Journal Partners with Native Film Festival

February 26, 2019 - 9:26am

POCAHONTAS REFRAMED STORYTELLERS FILM FESTIVAL

 Tribal College Journal (TCJ) has announced that it is partnering with the Pocahontas Reframed “Storytellers” Film Festival,

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Inupiat Heritage Center Celebrates 20 Years

February 25, 2019 - 6:32pm

By 1996, the project was growing and Ilisagvik College took over leadership. The heritage center held its grand opening three years later, in 1999.

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Human Trafficking Affects Tribes in Montana

February 22, 2019 - 6:20pm

“Human trafficking is about vulnerability,” said Katathrina Werner, Missoula Chair and founder of Human Trafficking Task Force. This was the theme at last Monday night during the Human Trafficking free community meeting at Salish Kootenai College sponsored by SKC, Lake County Sheriff’s Department and Missoula Human Trafficking Task Force.

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Committee Kills Bill to Give Scholarships to Tribal Colleges for Non-Tribal Students

February 22, 2019 - 6:19pm

If House Bill 1150 had survived, the Board of Regents would be able to dole out $50,000 from the state’s general fund for scholarships at $4,000 per applicant per year to non-tribal students attending tribal colleges.

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Bills to Address Montana’s Teacher Shortage Attract Advocates from Bainville to Browning

February 22, 2019 - 6:18pm

The Browning School District, Blackfeet Community College and University of Montana Western recently received a pair of federal grants to train future teachers with roots in the Blackfeet community, especially those already working in non-licensed positions in schools.

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Cultural Connections at Tribal Colleges

February 22, 2019 - 6:17pm

A focus on Native American culture, values and a sense of belonging at tribal colleges is a strong draw for many of their students, according to a new study. That’s important because such relationships cultivate engaged students, who are then more likely to stay in college.

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Diné College Lecture Looks at Higher Ed Achievement Gap

February 21, 2019 - 10:40pm

DINE COLLEGE NEWS TEAM

Dr. Kelly Cowan recently presented a lecture entitled, “Minding the Gap Between Under-Resourced and Fully-Resourced Students.” The talk was presented at Diné College’s Tuba City Center,

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Chefs Raise Awareness and Funds for Native Higher Education

February 21, 2019 - 10:36pm

TWIN CITIES CHEF EATSS

Many Native people have tasted indigenous squash and enjoyed staghorn sumac, along with the tart/sweet delicious taste of chokecherries. But most people outside of Native communities have not had that pleasure.

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Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education

February 21, 2019 - 6:34pm

A report from the American Indian College Fund offers a scalable plan for making college campuses safer and more welcoming to American Indians and Alaska Natives, of whom only 14 percent have a college degree.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Launches GoFundMe Campaign for Childcare Center

February 20, 2019 - 8:05pm

CCCC GO FUND ME CAMPAIGN

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) in Fort Totten, North Dakota, has launched a GoFundMe campaign in an effort to provide childcare services for students,

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Northwest Indian College Receives $200k Donation for Expansion Project

February 18, 2019 - 6:13pm

The Skakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Scott County, Minnesota donated $200,000 to NWIC in support of the fourth phase of its expansion.

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FDLTCC Hosts Mental Health Days Event

February 18, 2019 - 5:30pm

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) hosted its second annual Mental Health Days on campus February 5-7, 2019. Each day was filled with unique events and activities to help combat and bring recognition to mental health challenges.

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Pathways to Indigenous Nation Sovereignty: A Chronicle of Federal Policy Developments

February 18, 2019 - 10:20am

By Alan R. Parker
Michigan State University Press (2018)
161 pages
Review by Bradley Shreve

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NorthLakes Community Clinic, LCO College to Screen ‘Resilience’ about Neglect, Stress

February 18, 2019 - 10:18am

NorthLakes Community Clinic-Hayward will partner with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College to offer a free community showing of the film “Resilience.”

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OU Looking to Turn CMN Students Sooner

February 18, 2019 - 10:17am

In an effort to recruit more Indigenous students in the program, a representative from the University of Oklahoma’s Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work recently visited students at the College of the Muscogee Nation.

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Lawmakers Advance Bill To Allow Lottery Scholarships At Some Tribal Colleges

February 18, 2019 - 10:17am

Tribal colleges are the only public higher education institutions in New Mexico where students cannot use the state lottery scholarship. A measure approved by the Senate Education Committee on Friday morning would change that.

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A Taste of Indian Country: The TCJ Indigenous Cookbook

February 18, 2019 - 12:18am

Compiled by Bradley Shreve

(Editor’s note: “A Taste of Indian Country” is an ongoing revitalization project.

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Indigenous Regeneration

February 17, 2019 - 9:29pm

The Pawnees and other Indian peoples were once master gardeners. Today, tribal colleges are working to revitalize Indigenous horticulture and secure Native nations’ food sovereignty.

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“The Corn Is Your Relative”: Community Food Sovereignty at United Tribes Technical College

February 17, 2019 - 8:20pm

A tribal elder stood with a group of youth on the edge of a field at United Tribes Technical College’s (UTTC’s) Extension gardens.

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The Community Garden: A Resource Guide

February 17, 2019 - 8:12pm

Growing our food is in itself a resource that connects us to the Earth and to each other. Gardening is, of course,

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