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Ranger Loney: Leech Lake’s Valedictorian Hopes to Work at Chippewa National Forest

May 20, 2019 - 4:43pm

The 20-year-old class valedictorian is set to graduate from the tribal college today with a forest ecology degree. From there, it's on to Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, Mont., for a four-year degree and, maybe one day, a district ranger post at the Chippewa National Forest near Walker, his hometown.

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Navajo Technical University Confers First Honorary Doctoral Degree to John Pinto

May 20, 2019 - 4:42pm

The ceremony on Friday included the university bestowing its first honorary doctoral degree to state Sen. John Pinto. The 94-year-old held the honorary Doctor of Public Service degree after it was given to him by NTU President Elmer Guy.

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LCO College President States Big Achievements, Goals at Investiture

May 20, 2019 - 4:41pm

Dr. Russell Swagger, the ninth president at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, spoke at his Ceremony of Investiture on Friday, May 10, culminating in a week of events.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Hosts Climate Workshop in Support of Tribal Resiliency

May 20, 2019 - 8:23am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) has been broadening its experiential learning and training options in natural resources, most recently by hosting the climate summary workshop,

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Elmo Community and Salish Kootenai College Work Together to Ebb Diabetes

May 17, 2019 - 7:21pm

The Elmo community came up with their own idea to start a support system for each another “to do better,” said Junior Caye, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Health Department Guided Care Elmo Community Advocate.

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Oglala Lakota College Opens New Building in Kyle

May 17, 2019 - 7:20pm

Students on the Pine Ridge Reservation were smiling Thursday as the brand new Oglala Lakota College Center building opened in Kyle.

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LCO Professor Recalls Trips to Costa Rican Research Station

May 17, 2019 - 7:20pm

During December 2017 and 2018, Heim traveled to Costa Rica with two LCO college students per trip to the Las Cruces Biological Station, where the students conducted field research.

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Another Employee of Idaho Sports Company Charged with Defrauding South Dakota Tribe

May 16, 2019 - 7:13pm

Pelichet is also accused of making fraudulent statements to Oglala Lakota College, Oglala College Center, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, Kokarmuit and the Alaskan city of Ambler, but no charges related to those locations were filed in Pelichet's case.

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Pejuta Haka College Center Open House May 16

May 16, 2019 - 7:13pm

OLC will celebrate the move into the new building with a dedication ceremony and open house

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‘It’s a Blessing’: 241 Students Graduate from Diné College

May 16, 2019 - 7:12pm

Kinsel received her bachelor’s in business administration and, along with 240 of her fellow classmates, participated in Diné College’s commencement ceremony inside the packed gym at the Tsaile main campus.

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Investiture of Dr. Russell Swagger, President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

May 16, 2019 - 7:12pm

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College formally welcomed Dr. Russell Swagger as the 9th President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College at a Ceremony of Investiture on Friday May 10, 2019.

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NTU’s Veterinary Technology and Land Grant Programs Host 6th Annual Sheep Conference

May 16, 2019 - 10:38am

The Veterinary Technology and Land Grant programs at Navajo Technical University collaborated with the New Mexico Livestock Board to present the 6th annual Sheep Conference and Workshop.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College to Create Local Children’s and Community Gardens

May 15, 2019 - 9:30am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC), the tribal college of the Spirit Lake Dakota, is pleased to announce the creation of a children’s and community garden collaboration project via its CCCC Head Start program.

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American Indian College Fund Awards More Than $17K of “Think Indian” Grants to Support the Vibrancy of Native American Students Nationwide

May 9, 2019 - 6:19pm

The American Indian College Fund’s “Think Indian” Community Awareness program awarded seven non-profit, accredited colleges and universities with $2,500 grants to promote the vibrancy of Native American students, scholarship, and communities.

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Coining New Words Key to Revitalizing Native American Languages

May 9, 2019 - 6:19pm

Restoring a language is one thing. Ensuring its survival depends on being able to teach it so that it can be passed on to the next generation. And that means making the language relevant to youth today by coining new words and phrases.

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Northwest Indian College the Only Tribal College in the PNW

May 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

There are 37 tribal colleges in the country, but only one caters to Native Americans in the northwest. It’s located about 20 miles south of the Canadian border, on the Lummi Indian reservation.

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Salish Kootenai College Students Working to Protect the Environment

May 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

So far, the SKC single-use plastics elimination petition has garnered more than 100 signatures — with a promise to be more conscious of their plastic use and eliminate single use plastics presence on campus.

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Diné College Looks to Build Cultural Arts BFA Program

May 8, 2019 - 5:47pm

Diné College’s Navajo Cultural Arts Program (NCAP), which offers classes, workshops, and lectures on silver-smithing, weaving, basket-making and moccasin-making, has received a new grant of $540,500.

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Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize Tribal College Funding Introduced in Senate

May 6, 2019 - 3:58pm

The nation’s 37 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), which collectively are the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), applaud Senators Doug Jones (D-AL) and Tim Scott (R-SC) for introducing the bipartisan Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act (S.

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Jasmine Neosh of College of Menominee Nation Named TCJ Student Blogger

May 6, 2019 - 1:41pm

JASMINE NEOSHTribal College Journal has announced that Jasmine Neosh of College of Menominee Nation (CMN) will serve as the next blogger at TCJStudent.org.

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