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Ilisagvik College, Native Educators Discuss Tribal Education

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Nothing less than a revolution in Alaska education is needed to reach Native students, and tribal organizations should lead the way. That’s the sweeping takeaway on Thursday from a panel at the Alaska Federation of Natives 50th annual convention.

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to Host Pumpkin Run

Oct 12th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will be hosting the 11th annual Pumpkin Run and Walk on October 22, 2016. The race is five kilometers (3.1 miles), and the route will begin and end on the FDLTCC campus at 2101 14th Street in Cloquet, Minnesota. The event is open to runners and walkers (more)

Student from the Institute of American Indian Arts Shares Images from Standing Rock

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Lakota photographer Jaida Grey Eagle shares her experience with art and activism from the protector camps near Standing Rock.

Why Student Loans Don’t Work for Native American Students

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Few tribal colleges allow their attendees to take out federal student loans because of how hard they are for tribal students to repay.

Lakota Recordings from 1890s Heading to Oglala Lakota College

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

The National Endowment for the Arts will give another gift to the First Peoples Fund with the return this weekend of recordings of Lakota songs and speeches made in the 1890s.

Tribal Colleges and Universities Have Abandoned The Student Loan System

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Of America’s 32 tribal colleges — schools controlled by Native American tribes — only three now allow federal loans for their students. It’s a particularly striking situation, because tribal colleges, which are funded by the federal government, serve some of the country’s neediest student

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Waives Application Fee

Oct 5th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) is among the 30 colleges and seven universities in Minnesota that is waiving application fees in October for all or part of College Knowledge Month, an annual statewide effort to encourage students to apply to college. “We have participated in the application fee waiver during College Knowledge (more)

Leech Lake Tribal College Receives Donation for Law Enforcement Scholarship

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | No Comments »

The Leech Lake Tribal College was honored by Becky Hagenah, the wife of former Law Enforcement Coordinator Steve Hagenah,to receive a $10,000 memorial.

Two North Dakota Tribal Colleges Receive Grants for Teacher Education

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By | No Comments »

The University of Mary, Turtle Mountain Community College and Sitting Bull College were awarded federal grants this week to help more Native Americans pursue careers as teachers and administrators in high-need, reservation schools.

Nebraska Tribal Colleges Awarded USDA Development Funds

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | No Comments »

The USDA’s Tribal College Initiative Grant program is an important source of funding for higher education in Native American communities.