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Joe McDonald on the Passage of the 1994 Land Grant Act

February 17, 2019 - 8:10pm

FORMER SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE PRESIDENT JOE MCDONALD

Interview by Bradley Shreve

On October, 20, 1994, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act,

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Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School press

February 17, 2019 - 8:05pm

By Jacqueline Emery
University of Nebraska Press (2017)
366 pages
Review by Farina King

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Along the Journey River and Evil Dead Center

February 17, 2019 - 8:04pm

Carole laFavor
University of Minnesota Press
(1996 & 1997; reprinted 2017)
181 pages; 219 pages
Review by Nina Knight

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The Story of act 31: How Native History Came to Wisconsin Classrooms

February 17, 2019 - 8:01pm

By J.P. Leary
Wisconsin Historical Society Press (2018)
337 pages
Review by Eric Jurgens

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Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way: Cooking with Tall Woman

February 17, 2019 - 7:54pm

By Charlotte J. Frisbie
University of New Mexico Press (2018)
398 pages
Review by Christine M. Ami

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Homing In

February 17, 2019 - 7:45pm

Author’s note: The khéya, or turtle, has a strong beating heart. This is a fictional story about a woman who was symbolically named Khéya because of her strong and loving heart.

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Este Mvskokvlke Em Vye Cvpofuce: The Mvskoke Cultural Community Garden

February 17, 2019 - 4:21pm

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By Mekko Tyner, Lacey Azbell, Bobbie Coon, Mackie Moore, Trent Pembrook, and Monte Randall

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Building a Tribal Extension Program with Community Engagement: A Case Study

February 17, 2019 - 4:10pm

The Navajo Technical University (NTU) Land grant Program has been building community focused horticultural extension for the past five years. The long-term goals are to develop an extension program that will serve as a hub of Navajo- and Native-specific agricultural information and conversation,

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Why Are Tribal College Students Slow to Ask for Financial Aid?

February 15, 2019 - 6:32pm

Hundreds of students at tribal colleges and universities who need financial aid are waiting until the last minute to ask for it, according to report released this week from the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin.

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American Indian College Fund Reports on Higher Education Equity for Natives

February 14, 2019 - 6:31pm

According to the AICF, currently American Indians and Alaska Natives face a college access and completion crisis. Only 14 percent of them age 25 and older have a college degree – less than half of that of other groups in the United States.

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Navajo Technical University Connects Career Pathways for Crownpoint Students

February 13, 2019 - 6:25pm

The event explored educational and career pathways, including anti-bullying awareness that engaged the students with hands-on activities. Instructors from the university had projects for the students to help them discover the breadth of higher education programs available and to share experiences that inspired their own career trajectories

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Tribal Colleges Advocate at the Capitol for Funds

February 13, 2019 - 2:02pm

The top priority for advocates as part of legislative summit to tell representatives to renew the funds for another 10 years from the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institution’s Program, also known as Title 3, Part F.

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Envisioning Our New Ilisagvik College Campus

February 11, 2019 - 3:31pm

Community members and Iḷisaġvik College faculty, staff and students met over ice cream and conversations at the Iñupiat Heritage Center to discuss envisioning our new Iḷisaġvik College Campus, and the guest speaker was none other than the "Eskimo Ninja" himself, Nick Hanson.

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Ilisagvik College Staff Discuss Ways to Be ‘Unapologetically Inupiaq’

February 8, 2019 - 3:48pm

The purpose of this dialogue was for Iḷisaġvik, as an institution, to broaden the understanding of how Iḷisaġvik College has an opportunity to be "unapologetically Iñupiaq."

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Community, National Art Project Slated for April 5-6 at LCO College

February 8, 2019 - 3:47pm

Public participation is being invited for a unique, community collaborative art show called “Gimiwaanji’idimin — We Gather Together,” to be held April 5 and 6 at the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOOC).

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United Tribes Technical College Celebrating 50 Years

February 8, 2019 - 3:46pm

The Bismarck Tribune reports that United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck on Friday kicked off a series of celebratory events with an opening ceremony for a newly renovated administrative building.

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Beekeeping Workshop Returns to FDLTCC

February 8, 2019 - 3:45pm

The first “Beekeeping and More” workshop, held in 2016, drew more than 150 beekeepers. The event is now one of the largest beekeeping workshops in northern Minnesota.

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Top State Education Officials Visit Leech Lake Tribal College

February 8, 2019 - 11:46am

The newly appointed commissioners’ visit comes as part of an ongoing effort from the MN Department of Education to meet with teachers, parents, staff, students and community members across the state to learn how to better serve constituents.

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Jewel Big Crow Crowned Miss SGU Winyan 2019

February 8, 2019 - 11:43am

After a festive week of activities, The Todd County Tribune caught up with incoming Miss SGU Winyan Jewel Big Crow and outgoing Miss SGU Sannita (Blue Thunder) One Star before the final Gand Entry of Sinte Gleska University’s Founders Week Wacipi on Sunday afternoon.

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American Indian College Fund Publishes Report on Higher Education Equity Initiative for Native Americans

February 8, 2019 - 11:42am

The American Indian College Fund published its report on how colleges and universities can promote visibility of and create healthy learning environments for Native American students.

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