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  • HINU Student-Athlete Heading to NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championship
    April 29, 2014
    There is no doubt that every now and then, a student passes through the Haskell community on his or her way through life and leaves behind lasting evidence of their existance. Their selfless actions and positive attitude towards any and all situations make them stand out, and they shine like a lighthouse on the dark shore, leading those around them to safety and providing guidance for those on their own journeys.
  • Spirit Lake Head Start now aligned with tribal college
    April 29, 2014
    The Spirit Lake Head Start program will be closing for the summer for reorganization and restructuring under the auspices of Cankdeska Cikana Community College. The college was asked by tribal government to take over management last year.
  • White Earth college to test online instruction this summer
    April 28, 2014
    MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- The White Earth Tribal and Community College in Mahnomen is, for the first time, dipping its toes into the world of online classes. The school is launching this summer what it says is a pilot program to hold hybrid classes, in which students will put in a small amount of time in class and the rest online.
  • Arikara app aims to revitalize language
    April 20, 2014
    As an instructor of Arikara at Fort Berthold Community College, Kroupa said the college recently made the first-level course available online.
  • Pascua Yaqui basketball player's success a symbol of hope for tribe
    April 20, 2014
    he bumpy road Ruben Silvas Jr. took to Fairbanks, Alaska, is a bit like the road to Tohono O’odham Community College, where Silvas started his college basketball career.
  • Alternative School Studies Weather at Oglala Lakota College
    April 17, 2014
    The Little Wound Alternative School went to the OLC science program sponsored by NASA again and had an awesome time studying weather. They learned about the Beaufort wind scale. After learning about wind and cloud formation the students went outside and in teams estimated wind speed and the types of clouds. Once back inside they compared their estimates to actual conditions. At the end the students got to create clouds in 2 liter pop bottles.
  • American Indian College Fund wins $500,000 grant for early education
    April 17, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund in Denver beat more than 1,000 organizations to win a piece of nearly $14 million of grant funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
  • Navajo Technical University celebrates new bachelor's degree program
    April 14, 2014
    Crownpoint — When National Public Radio asked Navajo Nation Poet Laureate Luci Tapahonso to write a letter to her hometown of Shiprock last fall, she decided to focus on her relationship to the landscape. "I am from Shiprock, the huge rock formation whose name translates into 'tall leader' or 'the rock with wings.' I am one of your thousands of children who will always honor your dark blue silhouette," Tapahonso said on Monday, reading to students at Navajo Technical University.
  • Tribal research symposium a success
    April 7, 2014
    Guest speaker Dr. Ed Galindo, emphasized how environmental research brought him closer to his native roots Friday, at the second annual tribal research symposium at Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) in Spirit Lake.
  • College Fund to Support Environmental Science and Sustainability Programs, Fellowships...
    April 3, 2014
    Tribal colleges serve communities that face environmental issues such as degradation of water quality, energy development, depletion of natural resources, and agricultural management. A new Environmental Science and Sustainability Project funded by the American Indian College Fund through a $1.35 million grant will support tribal colleges and universities in select states by underwriting environmental science and sustainability programs of study and student internships; providing tribal college faculty with fellowships to earn advanced degrees in related fields; and offering fellowships for tribal college students majoring in relevant programs to complete their junior and senior years of college.