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  • Education on the Fort Peck Reservation
    May 20, 2014
    Education for Native Americans started long before the 1800s, when our Native people roamed free on their own land. The elders of our people were the educators. They taught the young how to respect every living thing: the trees, the grass, the animals, and the person standing next to you. They all took care of and looked out for one another. It was their way of life.
  • North Dakota tribal leaders want sanctions over T-shirts showing Indian head logo, beer bong
    May 19, 2014
    BISMARCK, North Dakota — Tribal leaders are pushing for sanctions against any student who wore a T-shirt bearing a caricature of the University of North Dakota's former Indian head logo drinking out of a beer bong.
  • SKC students engineer NASA satellite
    May 19, 2014
    PABLO - Salish Kootenai College in Pablo is a small tribal college with just over 1,000 students but despite the small size, a team of students and faculty are working on a satellite for NASA.
  • Chandlers use education to preserve their tribal culture
    May 18, 2014
    Observers say they endure criticism yet remain steadfast in their mission to provide a culturally relevant education at Aaniiih Nakoda College.
  • LCO College provides education to inmates
    May 17, 2014
    In its ongoing mission to serve the community, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College continued a jail education program with sheriff’s departments in Ashland, Sawyer and Bayfield counties and the LCO Halfway House this school year.
  • NIGA recognizes Native-focused programs with award
    May 15, 2014
    Also during the luncheon, IGT and NIGA presented the American Indian College Fund with a $25,000 check that will be awarded via the International Game Technology Tribal Scholarship Program to deserving American Indian students pursuing higher education at tribal colleges and mainstream institutions across the country.
  • SKC Nursing program gets rave review
    May 15, 2014
    The two-year program was the only one in the last two years in the state to be reviewed and get a great rave, while other nursing programs across the state received warnings.
  • Who Gets to Graduate?
    May 15, 2014
    There are thousands of students like Vanessa at the University of Texas, and millions like her throughout the country — high-achieving students from low-income families who want desperately to earn a four-year degree but who run into trouble along the way.
  • NTU Archer named USIAC National Champion
    May 13, 2014
    Navajo Technical University (NTU, Crownpoint, NM) has developed a storied archery program over the past decade. This season produced three All-American archers: Leona Begay who competes in the women’s compound, and Dudley Larrison and Filberto Vecenti who compete in men’s recurve.
  • 85 Bachelor's Degrees & Over 100 Associate Degrees Given Out at Haskell's Graduation
    May 12, 2014
    LAWRENCE, KANSAS — Last Friday, May 9, 2014 was a day students worked towards when they entered Haskell Indian Nations University. They celebrated the 2014 Haskell Indian Nations University graduation as eighty five bachelor’s degrees and over 100 associate’s degrees were presented.