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.
SKC Nursing program gets rave review May 15, 2014
The two-year program was the only one in the last two years in the state to be reviewed and get a great rave, while other nursing programs across the state received warnings.
NTU Archer named USIAC National Champion May 13, 2014
Navajo Technical University (NTU, Crownpoint, NM) has developed a storied archery program over the past decade. This season produced three All-American archers: Leona Begay who competes in the women’s compound, and Dudley Larrison and Filberto Vecenti who compete in men’s recurve.
Homegrown: Leech Lake woman raising food sovereignty awareness May 9, 2014
CASS LAKE -- The Benny Tonce drum room at Leech Lake Tribal College resonated with multi-cultural energy Wednesday evening. Separated by 200 miles and a three hour drive, metro residents unified with members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe over an element essential to all their lives -- food.