North Dakota Visitor Center Honoring Sitting Bull Set to Open May 5, 2013
American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) Member Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will partner with Sitting Bull College for the ribbon cutting and open house of the highly anticipated Sitting Bull Visitor Center on May 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m./MST at the Sitting Bull College Campus in Fort Yates, North Dakota.
FLDTCC Anishinaabe Language Team wins state championship May 3, 2013
Anishinaabe language students at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College have earned another state championship title for the college.
Current Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College students Marcus Ammesmaki of Cloquet, Sheila Fairbanks of Cloquet and Shawna Jones of Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada, won the seventh annual Minnesota Anishinaabe Language Quiz Bowl on April 6 at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College team was crowned state champion after finishing in first place in Division II. This is the third state title for Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.
Shell offers support for education at Ilisagvik College May 3, 2013
In addition to being Alaska's only tribal college, Ilisagvik College is also a nonprofit organization, which means that the College needs community support in order to provide the great education and trainings that it does.
"Though of course we would not exist without the vision and the support of the North Slope Borough," commented Ilisagvik President Pearl Brower, "in recent years we have really tried to partner with more statewide organizations to increase our sustainability and economic diversity."
Crows enjoy a look around newly purchased ranch May 2, 2013
The Crow Tribe reclaimed a piece of its past Wednesday.
The tribe took ownership of the 1,933-acre Hairpin Cavvy Ranch, which it purchased at auction in March for $989,400. Hundreds of tribal members came out Wednesday for a picnic and the opportunity to explore the grounds.
Winona LaDuke to speak at Fort Berthold May 2, 2013
Winona LaDuke, author and executive director of Honor the Earth, which raises money for Native environmental groups, will make a public presentation at noon Monday at Fort Berthold Community College in New Town.
NWIC student poem wins national recognition April 30, 2013
“We Are Red and Vibrant,” a poem by Northwest Indian College student Desiree Pulido, received an honorable mention in the Tribal College Journal’s recent student writing contest. The poem will appear in the August edition of the Journal and on its website.