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  • FLYING: a trans-national cross-cultural print exchange
    March 14, 2014
    The USA prints included in the exhibition were created by the Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative partners and tribal college grantee teams from Alaska, Wisconsin, New Mexico and Washington in the United States.
  • College of Muscogee Nation to get federal funding
    February 13, 2014
    Posted: Feb 13, 2014 1:24 AM MST OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Indian Education has authorized funding for the College of the Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee. The college sought funding in April as a tribal college under the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act of 1978. Approval was announced Wednesday by Kevin Washburn, the assistant secretary for Indian Affairs with the U.S. Department of the Interior. Funding is to begin in July. The college was founded in 2004 to meet the Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizens' need for quality higher education that also embodies tribal culture, language and history. Its primary source of funding is the Muscogee Nation.
  • Bemidji State to build teleconference system with regional tribal colleges
    February 10, 2014
    A Bemidji State University-led consortium of higher education institutions has won a $500,000 grant from the U. S. Department of Agriculture to expand distance learning and telemedicine opportunities for rural northern Minnesota residents. The grant will allow schools in the BSU-led Aazhoogan (Bridge) Consortium, which includes Northwest Technical College, Leech Lake Tribal College, Red Lake Nation College and White Earth Tribal and Community College, to build a network of high-definition video connections linking the five institutions. The Native colleges currently have no existing or functioning interactive distance learning equipment. The network will give students on those campuses access to industry-driven certification training, bachelor’s degrees and specialized associate’s degrees not available at their home colleges.
  • Gipp named United Tribes chancellor
    January 23, 2014
    The United Tribes of North Dakota has named long-time leader of United Tribes Technical College (UTTC, Bismarck, ND), David M. Gipp, as chancellor. Gipp has been president and CEO of UTTC for nearly 37 years, making him one of the longest-serving college presidents in the country. In his new role as chancellor, he will pursue resource planning and acquisition for the institutional growth and development of the college and its associated tribal programs.
  • Commerce awards tribal college grant to Cankdeska Cikana Community College for workforce develo
    January 21, 2014
    BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced a $488,500 tribal college grant for Cankdeska Cikana Community College located on the Spirit Lake Dakota reservation in Fort Totten, ND. The grant will support Cankdeska Cikana Community College efforts to develop a student entrepreneurial center. The funds will also assist with development costs for instructor training and certification in business development.
  • Commerce awards tribal college grant to Cankdeska Cikana Community College for workforce develo
    January 21, 2014
    BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced a $488,500 tribal college grant for Cankdeska Cikana Community College located on the Spirit Lake Dakota reservation in Fort Totten, ND. The grant will support Cankdeska Cikana Community College efforts to develop a student entrepreneurial center. The funds will also assist with development costs for instructor training and certification in business development.
  • Building better homes in Indian Country
    January 20, 2014
    There's no other house like it on the Oglala Sioux's 2 million-acre Pine Ridge Reservation: Its walls are insulated by 18-inch strawbales rather than plastic sheeting, and its radiant-floor heating is much cheaper than the typical propane or electric. A frost-protected shallow foundation inhibits mold and is more energy-efficient than the damp basements common here.
  • MLK Karaoke Speech
    January 18, 2014
    Jennifer Cordova-James reads a speech by Muhammad Ali during a Martin Luther King Jr. Karaoke Speech workshop at the 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Conference held in the Syre Center at Whatcom Community College on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Bellingham. Read more here: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/01/18/3428109/mlk-karaoke-speech.html#storylink=cpy
  • MLK Karaoke Speech
    January 18, 2014
    MLK Karaoke Speech
  • College Fund Board President Attens White House Meeting for Student Oportunity
    January 17, 2014
    CROWNPOINT, NM – On January 16, 2014, Navajo Technical University President Dr. Elmer J. Guy attended a special White House event in Washington D.C. on increasing college opportunity for low-income and disadvantaged students.