• United Tribes Technical College Waives Tuition for Tribal Members

    A Bismarck community college run by the five American Indian tribes in North Dakota is waiving tuition for members of federally recognized tribes, hoping to boost enrollment and give students a better financial start to life.


  • Mending the Broken Hoop

    In his Great Vision, Black Elk spoke of immense difficulties that his people would face, but said they would find a new strength. Strong teacher education programs can help revitalize tribal communities.


  • Haskell Hopes for Independence

    Haskell’s operating budget rose just one half of 1 percent over the last four school years. KU’s operating budget went up 15 percent, thanks to having more sources of revenue rather than just one in Haskell’s case.


  • Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College Gets $1M Grant

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has been awarded $1,047,244 from the United States Department of Education through the American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Title III Grant Program.


  • Partial Student Loan Forgiveness for Tribal College Employees

    The U.S. Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program offers partial student loan forgiveness to tribal college employees.


  • North Dakota Tribal Colleges Contribute to Art Project

    North Dakota tribal colleges contribute to a student art project at the University of North Dakota. Tribal members experiences were woven into painted portraits, offering a new form of Indigenous oriented art.


  • The Unquantifiable Value of Tribal Colleges

    In November of last year, Sarah Butrymowicz of The Hechinger Report penned an article entitled, “Tribal colleges give poor return on more than $100 million a year in federal money,” in which she argues that tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) have “abysmal success rates.” Butrymowicz based her assertions on a particular dataset which The Hechinger Report selectively analyzed using specific measures.


  • Many Nations, One Movement

    The day was deceptively fair as the snowstorm crept up the eastern seaboard toward Washington. All of the weather forecasters were predicting a “snowpocalypse” that would force the nation’s capital to close down the following day.