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College Fund to Award Grants for Native Arts Enrichment

December 11, 2020 - 9:02am

Native communities have historically used traditional arts to transfer knowledge about culture, language, mathematics, science, and the land to their communities and upcoming generations. The American Indian College Fund is awarding $900,000 in grants to nine tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) for the two-and-a-half-year program to establish new Native arts programs and to expand existing programs.

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FDLTCC Student Awarded Spirit of Sovereignty Scholarship

December 9, 2020 - 2:45pm

Valerie Ross Zhaawendaagozikwe is a 2011 graduate of the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School in Cloquet, Minnesota, and is a first-year student at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

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Navajo Tech Teams Up with the Clinton Global Initiative University Network

December 9, 2020 - 12:47pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) has joined other leading universities around the world to become a member of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) University Network. NTU is the first tribal college and university (TCU) to be a part of the global initiative,

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Diné College Mourns the Passing of Distinguished Professor Herbert Benally from COVID-19

December 9, 2020 - 12:34pm

Dr. Herbert Benally was a scholar of Indigenous cultural knowledge and a cornerstone of the college’s Diné Studies and Education Department.

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The American Indian College Fund Awards Four Native Scholars

December 9, 2020 - 11:53am

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDThe American Indian College Fund has awarded four Native American college student scholars funding for leadership projects to create positive change in their communities.

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BCC Student Christie Farmer Earns Montana Student Volunteer Award

December 7, 2020 - 10:32am

Now a second-year student at Blackfeet Community College (BCC), Farmer will graduate this spring with an Associate’s degree in addiction studies. After graduation, she plans to work with BCC’s 2+2 program for a four-year undergraduate degree in social work. She’s made the President’s List two of her three semesters, but her educational story is more complex.

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The Digital Divide for Tribal College Students — COVID, CARES Act, and Critical Next Steps

December 4, 2020 - 2:55pm

Carrie Billie (Big Water Clan), President & CEO of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) and Dr.

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New Members Elected to Red Lake Nation College Student Govenment

December 3, 2020 - 6:33pm

The RLNC Student Government It is the voice of the student body and communicates student concerns to administration.

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Tiffany Midge Named Guest Editor of TCJ Student

December 2, 2020 - 2:30pm

TIFFANY MIDGEAward-winning author and poet Tiffany Midge (Hunkpapa Lakota) will serve as guest editor of the 2021 edition of TCJ Student. She joins an esteemed cadre of writers,

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The Best Native Books of 2020

November 30, 2020 - 10:46pm

This year was one unlike any other. Yet for all of the hardships, we were gifted with a trove of great Native literature. Here’s some of the best from 2020.

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Diné College Readying for Winter 2020 Graduation

November 30, 2020 - 10:14pm

Diné College will host a virtual commencement on December 11, beginning at 10 a.m. The virtual graduation will take place simultaneously with one to be held in-person.

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Accreditor Takes Leech Lake Tribal College Off Probation

November 30, 2020 - 11:27am

Trustees for the Higher Learning Commission this month removed the sanction, which had been in place for the Cass Lake community college since June 2017.

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Court Struggle: Tohono O’odham Community College Basketball Program Is No More

November 30, 2020 - 11:27am

The teams were wildly popular on the reservation and served as a source of pride and inspiration throughout the Nation. With their abrupt cancellation, many people are upset and don't really care about any answers to the puzzling decision. They just want their Jegos back

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LCO Ojibwe College Announces Fall 2020 Scholarship Awards

November 30, 2020 - 11:26am

Scholarships are provided by generous donors funding four opportunities: Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College Scholarship Fund, Isham-Chase Scholarship Fund, Gay I. & Harry C. Leslie III Fund, and the Johnson Scholarship Foundation Scholarship for Business Students.

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Trivia Question #21 – Monday, Nov. 30

November 30, 2020 - 7:00am

What are the four main tribal divisions of the Indigenous peoples of the Bering Strait?

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Trivia Question #20 – Friday, Nov. 27

November 27, 2020 - 7:00am

Who wrote the 20 Points of the Trail of Broken Treaties?

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Trivia Question #19 – Thursday, Nov. 26

November 26, 2020 - 7:00am

What was the name of the Native baseball pitcher who won six world championships with the New York Yankees?

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Trivia Question #18 – Wednesday, Nov. 25

November 25, 2020 - 7:00am

What are the four Athabaskan languages of California?

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Trivia Question #17 – Tuesday, Nov. 24

November 24, 2020 - 7:00am

In the early 1920s, which famous Native leader chaired the Committee of One Hundred?

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Bringing a Language Back to Life

November 23, 2020 - 3:20pm

The group that spearheaded the project — a coalition of the nonprofit Language Conservancy, the Crow Nation, Little Big Horn College and the Crow Language Consortium — celebrated the app’s launch during a virtual event that included a demonstration and remarks from participants in the project.

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