Tribal College News

The Institute of American Indian Arts Prepares for Summer Writers Festival

Jul 22nd, 2016 | | No Comments »

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program has announced the lineup for its 2016 Summer Writers Festival. The festival will take place July 23-30. Readings will begin each evening at 6:00 pm in the IAIA auditorium in the Library and Technology Center, located at 83 Avan Nu Po (more)

UTTC Prepares for September Powwow

Jul 15th, 2016 | | No Comments »

The 47th Annual United Tribes Technical College Powwow is set for September 9-11 at Lone Star Arena on the college campus in Bismarck. It is the summer season’s last, large outdoor event on the Northern Great Plains powwow circuit. The event is open to the public and everyone is invited and welcome. Known as “Home (more)

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Donates $50,000 to the American Indian College Fund

Jul 14th, 2016 | | No Comments »

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has made a donation of $50,000 to the American Indian College Fund, the nation’s largest and highest-rated American Indian scholarship organization. This donation is being used to improve American Indian access to higher education through scholarship support. “In order for Native communities to prosper, we need to invest in (more)

Newton Cummings, Oglala Lakota College Board President, Passes Away

Jul 9th, 2016 | | No Comments »

Oglala Lakota College (OLC) has announced that longtime board member and chairman Newton Cummings has passed away. Cummings completed 40 years as a member of OLC’s board of trustees, serving 22 of those years as board president. Cummings is a former Oglala Sioux Tribal Council member and tribal president, serving from 1984 to 1986. In the (more)

Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Summer Institute Offers Language Classes at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

Jul 7th, 2016 | | No Comments »

The MHA Language Project recently offered a Summer Institute to anyone interested in learning and teaching Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara languages. The summer training program was held June 27-July 8 at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC) in New Town, North Dakota. The MHA Summer Institute (MHASI) is an intensive, two-week language experience. The Institute offers (more)

Scrubs Camp Coming to Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

Jul 6th, 2016 | | No Comments »
By Tom Urbanski

Going to summer camp is a longstanding tradition for teenagers, yet finding the right camp and focused activities can be a challenge. This summer, thanks to Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) and a collection of healthcare industry partners, there’s a new camp in town. FDLTCC’s first-ever Scrubs Camp comes to the college (more)

Navajo Technical University Invited to National Maker Faire

Jul 5th, 2016 | | No Comments »

Navajo Technical University (NTU) participated in the Second Annual National Maker Faire June 18-19 in Washington, DC.  Sponsored by Barnes & Noble and other corporate sponsors, the Faire brings together inventors and innovators from schools, colleges, and the private industry. NTU participated in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Tribal Colleges and Universities Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship (more)

Lac Courte Oreilles Faculty Present on Jail Program in Costa Rica

Jun 29th, 2016 | | No Comments »

Recent Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College (LCOOCC) graduate and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe tribal member Lisa Munive, along with LCOOCC faculty Patrick Shields and Trish Hemming, presented on the Oshki Bimaadiziiwin Jail Education Program at the 20th International Restorative Practices Conference in San José, Costa Rica. Munive is completing her bachelor’s degree in social work (more)

United Tribes Technical College Named a Tree Campus USA

Jun 6th, 2016 | | No Comments »

This past spring, the Arbor Day Foundation named United Tribes Technical College a Tree Campus USA, making it the first tribal college to earn this honorable distinction.

Oglala Lakota College Announces Summer Artist Series

Jun 6th, 2016 | | No Comments »

  Oglala Lakota College (OLC) opens its 13th Annual “A Vision of Our History by Lakota Artists” summer artist series with featured artist Alvin Iron Cloud and his wood sculptures. He will be displaying his artwork and offering demonstrations from June 13-17, 2016. The summer artist series runs from June 13 through September 2, 2016, (more)