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Kids, Science And North Dakota’s Oil Boom

Nov 24th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College is partnering with the University of Colorado to create hands-on science kits for students and teachers so that they can explore how the oil boom affects their community.

Rare, Traditional Arts Making a Comeback at Tribal Colleges

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Ancient Native arts and technology are bringing a cultural revolution to 13 tribal colleges and universities that received a grant from the American Indian College Fund. The three-year “Restoration and Preservation of Traditional Native Art Forms and Knowledge Grant” allows tribal colleges and universities (or TCUs) to develop curriculum on lost or rare art forms that have fallen out of usage.

Arctic educator Heads Ilisagvik Teaching Program

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | No Comments »

  As chair of the Indigenous Early Learning Associate of Arts Degree Program, Brent is focused on both further development of the program and continuing to teach, including instructing a class entitled, “Teaching Children’s Health and Wellness.”     Brent made her way from Texas to to Alaska’s only tribal college.   Curated from Arctic (more)

Tohono O’odham Community College Gears up for Basketball Tournament

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Tohono O’odham College will co-host the Native American Classic, a tournament designed to showcase Native American culture and some of the top community college basketball programs in the nation. United Tribes Technical College and Little Big Horn College will also take part in the event.

Spokane Tribal College Sees Enrollment, Funding Grow

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Spokane Tribal College is accredited under its parent institution, the Salish Kootenai College through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The college offers an array of two-year associate degrees.

Minnesota State Higher Ed Commissioner Hears from Students at Tribal Colleges

Nov 18th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Larry Pogemiller, commissioner of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, heard from students at Leech Lake Tribal College during his visit Tuesday. The commissioner wanted to hear from students, teachers and administrators about what is and isn’t working at their school; he’ll do the same Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Red Lake Nation College.

Six Tribal Colleges Receive EPA-AIHEC Tribal ecoAmbassador Grants

Nov 14th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

This month, six tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) received competitive grants totaling $160,000 through the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC’s) longstanding Tribal ecoAmbassador partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Tribal ecoAmbassador program empowers tribal communities to identify and address their own unique environmental needs while building the capacity of tribal colleges (more)

Help Tribal College Journal Honor Native American Warriors on Veteran’s Day and Beyond

Nov 10th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

The Tribal College Journal is seeking American Indians currently serving in the Armed Forces who want to continue their ties with their culture and with education while away from home. Tribal College Journal is a quarterly magazine published by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, an organization of 37 tribal colleges and universities in the (more)

Blackfeet Community College: Accomplishments and Challenges

Nov 9th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

In October of 1974, the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council chartered the Blackfeet Community College by executive action to “provide post-secondary and higher educational services” to the residents of the Blackfeet Nation and surrounding communities. The impetus for this action grew from early tribal efforts to provide an educational opportunity to its residents in a physically, (more)

Joan Naviyuk Kane to Serve as Guest Editor of TCJ Student

Nov 9th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Author and poet Joan Naviyuk Kane (Inupiaq) has been named as guest editor for the 2016 edition of TCJ Student. She joins an esteemed cadre of writers, poets, and artists who have served as guest editor or essayist for TCJ Student, including Sherman Alexie, Joy Harjo, N. Scott Momaday, Luci Tapahonso, and last year’s guest (more)