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  • Bay Mills Community College to benefit First Nations Development Institute $400K Awards
    June 5, 2014
    First Nations Development Institute announced June 3 that it is divying up $400,000 in grant awards to 12 Native organizations. The grants, made possible by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Michigan, were awarded under First Nations’ Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative. The NAFSI grant program is intended to help tribes and Native communities build sustainable food systems, increase healthy food access and awareness, and stimulate tribal economic growth and development.
  • U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to give SKC commencement address
    June 5, 2014
    PABLO – A member of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet will shower and dress in a Pablo gymnasium before delivering the commencement address Saturday at Salish Kootenai College. That’s because first, he’ll lace up some sneakers and play basketball with local kids attending a Nike basketball camp at nearby Two Eagle River School.
  • US Attorney General Holder scheduled to give keynote address at tribal conference in Bismarck
    June 5, 2014
    BISMARCK, North Dakota — The nation's top law enforcement official is making a rare visit to North Dakota. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is the keynote speaker Thursday at a tribal conference on the campus of United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck.
  • US Attorney General Holder: Obama administration fulfilling pledges to American Indian tribes
    June 5, 2014
    David Gipp, chancellor of the Bismarck tribal college, said in an interview that he attended Kennedy's address 51 years ago. Gipp, who has headed the school since 1977, said Holder's visit "is the biggest visit we've had at UTTC, and we're very honored to have him here."
  • Ceremonies on May 31 Bring Alumni Count To More Than 900 Since CMN’s First Graduation
    June 2, 2014
    College of Menominee Nation graduates who participated in commencement ceremonies Saturday morning, May 31, bring the alumni contingent to more than 900 individuals since the College opened in January 1993.
  • Cankdeska Cikana announces College Fund Faculty of the Year
    May 30, 2014
    Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC), recently announced that Vern Lambert, Sr. and Melody Volk as the CCCC’s recipients of the American Indian College Fund Faculty of the Year Award for 2014.
  • Tribal College Golfer Makes Collegiate History
    May 30, 2014
    The 20-year-old, a member of North Dakota's Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, became the first athlete from the United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) to qualify for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II golf tournament.
  • Pinning of the Blackfeet Community College class of 2014
    May 27, 2014
    Congratulations to the first Blackfeet Community College - Pinning of the class of 2014 - School of Nursing Grads!
  • 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.