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  • Northwest Indian College Hosts another Successful Deloria Symposium
    July 25, 2014
    The 9th Annual Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium was held at the new Coast Salish Institute Building at Northwest Indian College, July 10-12, 2014. The symposium began with a traditional blessing of the Vine Deloria, Jr. Library Collection - over 3000 volumes that were donated to the college by the late Lakota scholar’s wife, Barbara. Mrs. Deloria was on hand to participate in the blessing and was presented with a blanket to acknowledge her support of the college and the symposium.
  • Hoeven Announces $255000 in Grant Funds for UTTC Minority Business Center
    July 24, 2014
    Senator John Hoeven today announced the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has awarded $255,000 in grant funds to the United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) to deliver strategic business consulting and deal-making services to eligible minority business enterprises to encourage job creation and retention.
  • American Indian College Fund and United Health Foundation Award $100000 in Scholarships
    July 23, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that $100,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 academically excellent students in partnership with United Health Foundation's Diverse Scholars Initiative, which has provided nearly $2 million in scholarships this year through partnerships with organizations like the College Fund. The Diverse Scholars Initiative aims to increase diversity in the health care workforce by supporting promising future health professionals.
  • Tribal - NASA Project To Teach About Climate Change
    July 23, 2014
    The Salish Kootenai College is one of four tribal colleges or universities, nationwide, to receive a grant from NASA to develop climate change curriculum. The grants come from NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project, and range from $413,000 to $1,009,000.
  • Dr. Johnny Jones Installed as President of Little Tribal Priest College
    July 21, 2014
    Winnebago, NE – Dr. Johnny D. Jones was inaugurated as the 15th President of Little Priest Tribal College on June 14, 2014. This was the first presidential inauguration that Little Priest Tribal College performed as it is a new ceremony to Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU’s). Little Priest Tribal College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends as well as the Winnebago Tribal Chairman were in attendance to commemorate this event.
  • 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.
  • College of Menominee Nation - The Sustainable Development Institute
    July 19, 2014
    The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) is dedicated to examining sustainability issues and applying them to the Menominee model of sustainable development.
  • AIHEC is the Collective Spirit and Unifying Voice of Our Nation's Tribal Colleges and Universit
    July 17, 2014
    In response to a report released by the Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) on federal student loans and community colleges, the nation's tribal colleges and universities, which collectively are the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, reiterate remarks issued earlier this week by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
  • Dine College on Navajo Nation to offer degree in tribal business
    July 15, 2014
    Diné College on the Navajo Nation is offering a new bachelor's degree program in tribal business and administration.