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Trivia Question #16 – Monday, Nov. 23

November 23, 2020 - 7:00am

What is the name of the foremost Canadian pan-Inuit organization?

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As Native Freshman Enrollment Falls Sharply, Tribal Colleges Respond

November 20, 2020 - 2:37pm

More than three-quarters of the nation’s tribal colleges have lost first-time students this fall, with an average reported decrease of nearly 75%, according to a survey by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

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MSU to Partner with Blackfeet Community College to Improve Access for Native Students

November 20, 2020 - 2:32pm

The New Beginnings for Tribal Students project is a cooperative effort with Blackfeet Community College in Browning, Browning Public Schools and Heart Butte Public Schools.

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Trivia Question #15 – Friday, Nov. 20

November 20, 2020 - 7:00am

When do the inland Tlingit hold most of their potlatch ceremonies?

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Trivia Question #14 – Thursday, Nov. 19

November 19, 2020 - 7:00am

The Carriso Uranium Company first started mining uranium on which reservation?

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Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College Partners with Akademos to Launch New Online Bookstore

November 18, 2020 - 2:17pm

This partnership will give the college’s students access to a vast selection of low-cost textbooks through a personalized online ordering platform.

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American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills Name Student Deshawna Anderson as 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest Winner

November 18, 2020 - 2:16pm

Anderson is an enrolled member of the Crow nation, an American Indian College Fund scholar, and a student attending Little Big Horn College, a tribal college in Crow Agency, Montana.

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NAU Collaborates with Navajo Tech to Develop Restoration Strategies for Pinyon-Juniper

November 18, 2020 - 2:12pm

“Through collaboration, the project ensures that Native American perspectives on natural resource protection and management are central to developing responses to the impacts of climate change,” said Steve Chischilly, the project’s principal investigator and associate professor of environmental science, Navajo Technical University.

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Tribal College Press Announces Publication of New Book on the TCU Movement

November 18, 2020 - 10:39am

MEDITATION ON CEREMONIES OF BEGINNINGSTribal College Press (TCP) has announced the publication of Meditation on Ceremonies of Beginnings: The Tribal College and World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium Poems by longtime tribal college educator Tom Davis.

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Trivia Question #13 – Wednesday, Nov. 18

November 18, 2020 - 7:00am

Which intertribal organization helped establish the National Indian Law Library in 1972?

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Trivia Question #12 – Tuesday, Nov. 17

November 17, 2020 - 7:00am

What was the National Tribal Chairman’s Association’s response to Native activists’ takeover of the BIA building in 1972?

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Native Artists Sign on for Diné College’s Virtual Art Auction

November 16, 2020 - 5:42pm

Diné College will launch a fundraising webpage on November 11 with photos and descriptions of Native American art for sale during a virtual art auction.

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Navajo Nation Uses Coronavirus Relief to Expand Internet Access

November 16, 2020 - 11:23am

An additional $15 million in CARES Act funds, approved on Oct. 9, will provide more internet access that will benefit Navajo students attending Diné College and Navajo Technical University that have campuses in the area, according to the release.

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Native American 40 Under 40 Title Goes to Bacone’s Been

November 16, 2020 - 11:20am

"Dr. Been has been instrumental in our tribal relations and special projects which move us closer to becoming recognized as a tribal college," he said. "We congratulate her on this much-deserved award."

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UTTC Continuing Virtual Learning for Spring Semester

November 16, 2020 - 11:17am

With the ongoing pandemic, the college feels it’s best for students and staff to keep the learning model that they have been following all year.
The only students that will be doing any face-to-face instruction are those enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses.

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HBCUs and TCUs Get $70 Billion Funding Pledge from Biden-Harris

November 16, 2020 - 11:15am

The administration also plans to put $5 billion towards graduate programs in teaching, health care and STEM at HBCUs, TCUs and MSIs to invest more into diverse public school teachers.

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Red Lake Nation College to Participate in Give to the Max Day

November 16, 2020 - 11:11am

Give to the Max is a giving event that raises millions each year for nearly 6,000 causes across Minnesota and beyond.

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Trivia Question #11 – Monday, Nov. 16

November 16, 2020 - 7:00am

When was the Alaska Federation of Natives established?

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Iḷisaġvik College Thanks Pearl Brower for Service

November 16, 2020 - 1:03am

“It is with deep gratitude and appreciation that Iḷisaġvik College, the Iḷisaġvik College board of trustees and the North Slope community thank Dr. Pearl Brower for her 13 years of service,

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David Yarlott on Tribal College Students

November 15, 2020 - 11:31pm

The president of Little Big Horn College and chair of AIHEC’s board of directors, discusses how being a TCU student changed his life.

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