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.
Dartmouth College partners with The Institute of American Indian Arts for Native Studies July 12, 2014
Dartmouth College is offering an off-campus program in New Mexico through its Department of Native American Studies starting in 2015.
The program in Santa Fe will concentrate on Native American art, tribal law and government.The Institute of American Indian Arts will host the program and its students will be able to enroll in Dartmouth's classes.
will host the program and its students will be able to enroll in Dartmouth's classes.
Video Vault: Listen to Lakota Elder Talk About Education July 12, 2014
Sinte Gleska University features this video on its Spotlight on Lakota Studies page, and we thought it was worth highlighting.
Laura Black TomaHawk’s message about education is no less relevant today than it was when she spoke at Sinte Gleska University.