Tribal - NASA Project To Teach About Climate Change July 23, 2014
The Salish Kootenai College is one of four tribal colleges or universities, nationwide, to receive a grant from NASA to develop climate change curriculum. The grants come from NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project, and range from $413,000 to $1,009,000.
Dr. Johnny Jones Installed as President of Little Tribal Priest College July 21, 2014
Winnebago, NE – Dr. Johnny D. Jones was inaugurated as the 15th President of Little Priest Tribal College on June 14, 2014. This was the first presidential inauguration that Little Priest Tribal College performed as it is a new ceremony to Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU’s). Little Priest Tribal College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends as well as the Winnebago Tribal Chairman were in attendance to commemorate this event.
Blackfeet teens tackle outdoor challenges July 20, 2014
A group of young Blackfeet and members of the Montana Wilderness Association spent the week on the Rocky Mountain Front, but this trip was more business than leisure.
Eight Blackfeet youth and two team leaders spent five days camped out in the breath taking wilderness of Badger Two Medicine helping maintain area trails. The trip was a partnership between the Montana Wilderness Association and Blackfeet Community College's Native Science Fellows Program.
CMN’s Theatre Production Discusses Tribal Enrollment July 20, 2014
The College of Menominee Nation (CMN) invites the public to an original one-act play staged in the Norbert Hill Center Auditorium in Oneida, by students in the College’s Summer Theatre Production course.
The play, “Blood Quantum: Fifty Shades of Red,” is a comedy that discusses the origins and complications of using Indian blood quantum for tribal enrollment. It was written by CMN students Carol Brunette, Karen Cimicud, Yetsitsehewe Danforth, DJ Denny, Mason Powless, and Melissa Wilber in a playwriting course at CMN in the Spring semester 2014.
Navajo Technical University’s Wellness Center Site of Navajo Presidential Forum July 15, 2014
When the Navajo Nation Presidential Forum takes its traveling tour to the Navajo Reservation, it will stop in Crownpoint on July 21, 2014 at the Navajo Techical University’s newly constructed comprehensive wellness center.
The forum will be the first event held in the 23,537-square-foot facility, which is expected to open its doors to students and the community permanently on August 30th uses and will include a multi-purpose center and weight room, men’s and women’s locker rooms, and a two story gymnasium.
Blackfeet Community College Churning Out Chess Champions July 12, 2014
Blackfeet Community College Churning Out Chess Champions
July 14, 2014 | Vol. 10, No. 222
The Blackfeet Community College Chess Team won first place at the 2014 American Indian Higher Education Consortium National Chess Championships held this March in Billings, Montana.