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The Institute of American Indian Arts: Bringing Native Art and Higher Education Together

Oct 2nd, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Located about 12 miles southwest of the Santa Fe Plaza, IAIA is the only fine arts institution in the nation that offers four-year degrees in Native American and Alaska Native arts. Here, in one of the most vibrantly artistic cities in America, students can immerse themselves in studio or cinematic arts, creative writing or indigenous or museum studies.

Blackfeet Community College Celebrates Days of the Piikani with Tree Planting

Oct 1st, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Blackfeet Community College planted a tree on the campus grounds in front of the administration building as part of the college’s Days of the Piikani.

USDA Secretary Visits Oglala Lakota College

Sep 30th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

More than $2-million in grants, that was the message delivered today by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack who toured both the Oglala Lakota College and the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation.

College Scorecard May Give Misleading Information on Tribal Colleges

Sep 30th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

The scorecard is the result of President Barack Obama’s effort, announced in 2013, to rate U.S. colleges and universities as “high performing,” “low performing” or “in the middle” so students and families could figure out whether they would be getting their money’s worth in an endeavor that often represents a significant investment of the family’s resources.

$2 Million Awarded to Native American Schools In New Mexico

Sep 28th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

The Native American Community Academy (NACA) Foundation is receiving a highly competitive $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to launch and maintain five schools in New Mexico Native communities. The grant will help prepare many students who will go on to Dine’ College, Navajo Technical University, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI), and the Institute of American Indian Arts.

Salish Kootenai College Nurses Ready for Today’s Medical World

Sep 25th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Beyond learning all the mandatory requirements needed for eventual licensing, SKC nurses get an enhanced, unique experience. Because SKC is tribal, it is also able to offer its students internships on the reservation.

Tribal Colleges to Benefit from Settlement

Sep 25th, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Tribal colleges and universities in North and South Dakota will receive approximately $7 million from a multi-million dollar settlement between Indian nations of the Northern Plains and the federal government.

Diné College Opens Family Housing Complex

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Diné College is getting a facelift thanks to several grants that have funded an array of capital improvement projects. One such project is the construction of a new family housing complex at the main campus in Tsaile. The college celebrated the grand opening of the family housing complex, along with the renovation of the Student (more)

Bemidji Pioneer Recognizes Leech Lake Tribal College

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | No Comments »

The Bemidji Pioneer applauds Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe for naming its new tribal college library in honor of Larry P. Aitken, a man who helped establish the college 25 years ago.

North Dakota Tribal Colleges to Benefit from Government Settlement

Sep 21st, 2015 | By | No Comments »

Tribes and tribal colleges in North Dakota are getting more than $23 million through a nearly $1 billion settlement between the federal government and tribes across the country.