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.
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.
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.