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Montana State Selected for Science Program for Tribal College Libraries

Feb 4th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Stone Child College and Aaniiih Nakoda College’s libraries will pilot test the program and present their experiences at the Tribal College Librarians Institute held on the MSU campus in June. MSU will then work with other tribal college libraries that are interested in hosting the program.

TCJ Launches New Student Blog

Feb 4th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Tribal College Journal (TCJ) has announced that Celina Gray (Blackfeet and Little Shell Chippewa) of Salish Kootenai College will serve as’s new blogger. Gray’s selection comes after a month-long competitive search. Her blogspot will be called “Twiniversity” and will focus on her life as a tribal college student and mother of twins. She hopes (more)

At Dine’ College, Navajo Nation Highlights the Value of the Environmental Justice

Feb 3rd, 2016 | By | No Comments »

As community hubs, Dine’ College and Navajo Technical University have served as meeting places for dialogues between the USDA and tribal members.

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran Visits Haskell Indian Nations University

Feb 3rd, 2016 | By | No Comments »

The visit to Haskell was partially for a meeting with Stephen Prue, executive assistant to University President Venida Chenault, in preparation for Haskell’s visit to Washington, D.C., next month.

American Indian College Fund to Sponsor Montana Tribal College Career Fairs

Feb 3rd, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Students thinking about college, trade school, and career options will be able to explore their many options at six locations during the Montana Tribal College Career Fairs. The American Indian College Fund is a proud sponsor of the event, supporting The Montana Post-Secondary Educational Opportunities Council and the Montana Tribal Colleges.

SAFETY Act seeks to improve Indian schools and tribal colleges

Jan 28th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

The Obama administration and Congress are finally putting more money into Indian schools and a bill introduced in the Senate on Wednesday aims to build on that momentum. The Safe Academic Facilities and Environments for Tribal Youth Act, or SAFETY Act, is sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington).

Northwest Indian College to Host Tribal Colleges Basketball Tournament

Jan 26th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Northwest Indian College announced in a press release that it has been selected to host the annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium National Basketball Tournament March 2-6 on the Lummi Reservation. It will be the college’s first time hosting the tournament.

Sinte Gleska University Graduate Named Native American ’40 Under 40′

Jan 19th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Emily White Hat was recently named as a 2015 Native American ’40 Under 40′ award recipient by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. A member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who grew up in St. Francis. She has an associate of arts degree in Lakota history and culture from Sinte Gleska University.

United Tribes Technical College Launches Single-Stream Recycling Initiative

Jan 7th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

New yellow-topped recycling bins have been strategically in place around campus, signaling that United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) has adopted the single-stream method of recycling. “We’ve had a system in place for quite some time for paper, plastic and cardboard,” says UTTC President Russ McDonald. “But now we’re in step with single-stream recycling.” Single-stream allows (more)

Interior Department Transfers Additional $4 Million to Cobell Education Scholarship Fund

Jan 6th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

With its newest contribution, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced today that it has transferred $4 million to the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund, bringing the total transferred funds to nearly $35 million. The scholarship fund—endowed in part by the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations and authorized by the Cobell Settlement—provides financial assistance through (more)