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By the Numbers: Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College Has Lowest Tuition for Michigan’s 2-Year Schools

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 4, 2018 - 10:45am

Michigan residents pay $2,040 to attend Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College – the lowest tuition among two-year schools in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of federal tuition data for 2017-18.

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Tommy Orange: ‘There’s a monolithic version of what a Native American is supposed to be’

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 4, 2018 - 10:42am

Tommy Orange is a Native American writer. He teaches creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts and his debut novel, There There (Harvill Secker, £14.99), is a New York Times bestseller.

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Ilisagvik College Highlights CDL Class Success

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 4, 2018 - 10:41am

The college has seen a 300 percent increase in enrollment and licenses with the addition of new course offering after working with an advisory board of community and industry cooperators to improve the course offerings.

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Tribal College Workers, Officials Want FCA Suit Tossed

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 4, 2018 - 10:40am

A group of former and current Salish Kootenai College employees and board members have urged a Montana federal judge to let them out of a False Claims Act suit, calling the allegations against them conclusory.

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Stitch by stitch, mooseskin boat on historic journey through the Dehcho

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 4, 2018 - 10:01am
Mooseskin boat Nahanni

After 16 days, seven moose hides and a lot of hard work, a historic journey planned for the Dehcho has made it over a major hurdle

Long-term drinking water advisory lifted for Sask. First Nation after 4 years

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 4, 2018 - 9:55am
Barrington, Nova Scotia contaminated water

A long-term drinking water advisory on the Big Island First Nation has been lifted after more than four years.

Yukon's Adaka Cultural Festival draws talent from across the North

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 4, 2018 - 8:00am
Dakhká Khwáan Dancers

The week-long festival, now in its eighth year, celebrates Indigenous arts and culture. This year's theme is the circumpolar world.

Window washers raise money for Indigenous drop-in centre in Kitchener

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 4, 2018 - 7:00am
Christine Drader AO Home Anishnabeg Outreach

AO Home is a new business from Anishnabeg Outreach that hires Indigenous youth and raises money for a new drop-in centre planned for Kitchener this fall.

Women's shelter offers info kits to Indigenous people arriving at Montreal bus station

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 4, 2018 - 4:00am
Jessica Quijano

The Iskweu project at the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal will be offering kits for Indigenous people new to the city, to provide information about resources and help prevent homelessness.

Les Carpenter, northern broadcaster and CEO of CKLB Radio, dies at 61

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 9:07pm
Les Carpenter

Les Carpenter was the first ever chair of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and sat on a number of boards and committees representing the Inuvialuit people.

River Drawdown Reveals 1,000-Year-Old Rock Art

By AD CRABLE
- CONESTOGA, Pa. (AP/LNP newspaper) -

Until Paul Nevin produces a soft bristle brush and bucket of Susquehanna River water from his johnboat, the tip of a softly rounded boulder in the tailrace of the Safe Harbor Dam looks like any other rock.

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'A nice day for Kahnawake,' as Canada returns land to Mohawk territory

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 5:37pm
Kahnawake sign

Canada has formally approved the return of three sections of land to Kahnawake. In total, 500 acres have now been returned to the Mohawk territory south of Montreal.

B.C. judge gives 147 unfiled residential school compensation cases a reprieve

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 4:57pm
Mexico Justice Breakdown gavel stock

More than 100 residential school cases on the brink of being permanent barred from the compensation process will get a final chance to be reviewed, according to a court ruling issued last Friday.

Purchase deal for Churchill rail line has 'fallen apart': Omnitrax

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 1:57pm
Churchill's rail

An anticipated purchase deal for the Hudson Bay Railway line from The Pas., Man., to Churchill appears to have broken down.

No plans to change Edmonton Eskimos name after northern consultations

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 1:44pm
FBO CFL Grey Cup 20151127

After consulting with Inuit in the Northwest Territories, Edmonton's CFL team has no plans to discard the Eskimos name, says the team's CEO.

'Speeding towards failure': Why a Métis lawyer has quit the MMIWG Inquiry

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 1:03pm
Winnipeg MMIWG

Breen Ouellette says the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls doesn't have enough time, money or power to properly do its job.

Secretary Zinke blames Democrats for delaying Indian Affairs nominee

INDIANZ.COM - July 3, 2018 - 12:33pm
Tara Sweeney waited a long time to be confirmed as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. Who is to blame?

Protesters say justice camp in Regina will stay up following meeting with provincial ministers

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 11:42am
Justice camp teepee view

The Justice For Our Stolen Children camp at Wascana Park near the Saskatchewan legislature will remain standing, according to representatives of the camp.

Kirk Francis: Disrespect and disregard towards Indian Country continues today

INDIANZ.COM - July 3, 2018 - 11:01am
Indian Country has a long, complicated, and often conflicted relationship with the United States.

People 'dying unnecessarily' because of racial bias in Canada's health-care system, researcher says

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 3, 2018 - 10:34am
Dr. Janet Smylie

As some people raise concerns about anti-Indigenous racism in the Northwest Territories’ health-care system, an expert says it’s not just an issue in the territory.

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