ND health officials: American Indian nurses needed May 25, 2014
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — There were few role models in medicine that aspiring doctor Tamsen O'Berry could look to for support on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, so she carved out her own track.
Blackfeet BIA victim specialist works toward healing May 23, 2014
Born and raised in Browning, Bremner studied at the University of Montana for a year while a young mother, then transferred back to Blackfeet Community College to complete an associate degree in criminal justice. Before taking the victim specialist position in 2010, she worked as a clerk and prosecutor with the Blackfeet tribal court and returned to UM to earn a master’s degree in sociology, Indian law and statistics.
Education on the Fort Peck Reservation May 20, 2014
Education for Native Americans started long before the 1800s, when our Native people roamed free on their own land. The elders of our people were the educators. They taught the young how to respect every living thing: the trees, the grass, the animals, and the person standing next to you. They all took care of and looked out for one another. It was their way of life.
SKC students engineer NASA satellite May 19, 2014
PABLO - Salish Kootenai College in Pablo is a small tribal college with just over 1,000 students but despite the small size, a team of students and faculty are working on a satellite for NASA.
LCO College provides education to inmates May 17, 2014
In its ongoing mission to serve the community, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College continued a jail education program with sheriff’s departments in Ashland, Sawyer and Bayfield counties and the LCO Halfway House this school year.
NIGA recognizes Native-focused programs with award May 15, 2014
Also during the luncheon, IGT and NIGA presented the American Indian College Fund with a $25,000 check that will be awarded via the International Game Technology Tribal Scholarship Program to deserving American Indian students pursuing higher education at tribal colleges and mainstream institutions across the country.