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  • UND Partners with Sitting Bull College on Social Work Degree Program
    August 9, 2012
    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) The University of North Dakota Department of Social Work together with officials from Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Reservation are collaborating on a new UND undergraduate Social Work degree being offered starting Friday, Sept. 14.
  • Benefits of social workers who come from tribal community
    August 8, 2012
    With four words, Korina Barry sums up her teens, the times and impetus that helped put her in the chair where she sits today, aiding others. “It’s been a ride,’’ she says. Those were make-or-break years. “I struggled with school and [home life] not being stable. I didn’t really know how to deal with my father being in prison and my mom really not being in my life because she had her own issues going on. I just kind of rebelled,’’ she can see now.
  • Former dean becomes president of Northwest Indian College
    August 8, 2012
    LUMMI RESERVATION - For the first time in nearly 10 years, Northwest Indian College has a new president. Justin Guillory, former dean of academics and distance learning for the college, began serving in the top post July 27. The 37-year-old replaces Cheryl Crazy Bull, who has been appointed president and CEO of the Denver-based American Indian College Fund. Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/08/09/2247896/former-dean-becomes-president.html#storylink=cpy
  • New app for equipment teaches kids Dakota language
    August 1, 2012
    MARTY (AP) — The Marty Indian School on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota has released a new language app designed to teach children the Dakota language. The app is called Dakota One. It includes more than 700 sound files and images in 25 categories including animals, numbers and clothing. A news release from the school says the app is available to download for the iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone for $9.99 from the iTunes store. The Dakota language is spoken by the Dakota people of the Sioux tribes. It is closely related to the Lakota language.
  • Tribal college status brings funding boost to Ilisagvik College
    July 27, 2012
    When Ilisagvik College became the only federally recognized Tribal College in Alaska, the door was opened to Title III grant funding under the Tribal Community Colleges and Universities Program, TCCU.
  • United Tribes Speeches United Tribes Monthly United Tribes News Video Events Home
    July 26, 2012
    Sticky hot weather under a tent for two weeks is a challenge for those who prefer the dry prairie of the Northern Plains or the cool climate of the Pacific Northwest. But that was the assignment for tribal college educators from United Tribes Technical College and Northwest Indian College who were involved in the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival June 27-July 1 and July 4-8 on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
  • Diné College Establishes Alumni Association
    July 23, 2012
    Diné College is pleased to announce the formation of its Alumni Association. It will embark on its primary role to help promote the spirit of fellowship among Diné College graduates and past students to strengthen their relations with the college.
  • Tribal members work to preserve their language
    July 8, 2012
    CROW RESERVATION — On a weekday morning, teacher Janice Wilson leads a class of Wyola second-graders in a Crow song, their hands and their mouths in motion at the same time. Wyola, a small town not far from the Wyoming border, is a close-knit community on the Crow Reservation. Most of the people who live in the town are members of the tribe. Read more: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/tribal-members-work-to-preserve-their-language/article_9c3e35ca-aabc-5ee7-8e57-4318eac1aa1f.html#ixzz2Fi8Zjhri
  • Arlee Celebration honors tribal elders
    July 7, 2012
    It’s a safe bet most of the attendees at Saturday’s Arlee Celebration powwow learned something from at least one of the four elders honored on the dance floor that afternoon. From hunting and decorative arts to tribal organization and the Salish language itself, this year’s honorees represented a huge slice of Flathead Indian Reservation culture and tradition. Eva Boyd, Madeline Isaac Finley, Johnny Arlee and Stephen Small Salmon all spent much of their long lives passing on their particular skills.
  • Laverdure Lauds SIPI Student Darwin Cajero as Featured Speaker at 150th Anniversary Celebration
    June 29, 2012
    American Indian College Fund Scholar Darwin Cajero (Jemez Pueblo)is the Featured Speaker at 150th Anniversary Celebration for the Morrill Land-grant Act "His story is a testimony to all Native students who are actively making a difference seeking higher education and devoting their knowledge to their respective communities in Indian Country."