Meet Richard Black Elk: Lakota Warrior, Proud Teacher for Little Wound School on Pine Ridge March 15, 2013
Indian Country Today -
Read more When he returned to South Dakota from Iraq, Black Elk earned a bachelor’s in Lakota Studies from Oglala Lakota College and decided to earn his teacher’s certification. As if fate smiled on his decision, a representative from Troops to Teachers visited his National Guard unit in Montana and left behind some literature. After looking through a brochure, Black Elk enrolled in the program.
1491er asks you to "Learn to Earn" March 14, 2013
Dallas Goldtooth of the 1491s talks about the DeMaND program at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Federal budget cuts affect LCO College March 14, 2013
Sawyer County Record - The automatic federal budget cuts known as sequestration will result in a 5 percent cut in federal grants for Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College (LCO OCC) in the 2013-14 school year.
Uses Knife wins NASA Internship, becomes NASA Ambassador March 13, 2013
Native Sun News - RAPID CITY - Winning singing contests, art contests, being a model and an accomplished hoop dancer might be enough for some, but not for Delaena Rae Uses Knife, 27, of Eagle Butte, SD, who fully intends to reach her dream of becoming an astrophysicist. Uses Knife is looking forward to a summer internship with NASA and she has also been named one of five of South Dakota’s NASA Ambassador. “It’s a surreal moment for me,” Uses Knife said.
Legislation helpful to all of N.D. March 9, 2013
Minot Daily News- The presidents of North Dakota's tribal colleges are supporting SB 2218, which would provide $5 million for workplace training grants at the institutions.
Tribal colleges introduce bill for $5M in grants March 8, 2013
Minot Daily News - North Dakota tribal college presidents are expressing support for state legislation that would provide $5 million for workforce development grants at the colleges. The funding would come from the North Dakota Department of Commerce.