A student at the prestigious Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the 2012 Chugiak High School graduate is pursuing a career as a professional artist and educator, carving a niche as one of Alaska’s foremost young mask-makers.
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College will be working with the consultants to create programs that staff members can use to succeed in their positions for many years to come.
“We are planning to bring in more artists as part of community outreach,” he said. “We want the community to feel involved here with different artists and events.”
The Student Commons at Blackfeet Community College was packed with students and employers last week as BCC presented its annual Career Fair.
The competition took place at Diamond Point Park in Bemidji and was hosted by Leech Lake Tribal College with support from Watermark Art Center and the American Indian College Fund.
The United Nations special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples is scheduled to meet with local indigenous communities at United Tribes Technical College on March 1.
With the threat of invasive mussels looming over the 2017 Flathead Lake boating season, local scientists are taking initiative in the fight to protect one of the last uninfested river systems in the West.
Great American Spit Out was at United Tribes Technical College Thursday. Two motivational speakers talked to students about the dangers of smokeless tobacco, and to discourage them from starting to use it.
It’s a day packed full of well-being, where the public has the chance to walk around and check out different vendors. The vendors ranged from massage therapists to local food shops.
Tracking animals can have a variety of uses, says Dahlberg, from hunting and trapping them to researching their habitat, feeding and migration habits — and it can be a fun and interesting hobby as well.
Plans for Alaska Pacific University and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to transition APU to a tribal college are progressing slowly, in a process likely to take three to five years, spokespersons for the partnership say.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $1.7 million in funding to build research capacity at land-grant tribal colleges and universities.
The Aaniiih Nakoda College and the Phillips County Hospital are teaming up to train registered nurses. Students at the new Aaniiih Nakoda nursing program will work with staff at the hospital for nursing clinical rotations, as well as at the Fort Belknap Health Center.
The Blackfeet Community College recently commemorated the Baker Massacre of 1870 with a ceremony and a 70-mile tribute horseback ride led by Terrance LaFromboise.
Western Washington University and Northwest Indian College will co-host a symposium, “The Changing Environment and The Columbia River Treaty,” on February 22nd and 23rd.
The damage could have been worse after a fire broke out at a United Tribes Technical College student’s housing unit Sunday night.
U.S. Bureau of Indian Education schools are chronically understaffed, lack systems to provide special education and have a deficient curriculum.
Nearly 30 teams from several schools in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation jurisdiction and central Oklahoma made a yearly trip to the capitol for the MCN Challenge Bowl at the College of Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee.
Over the last 60 years, Brill “has worked to protect … numerous indigenous nations’ sovereignty rights; promoted respect and cultural understanding between the U.S. government agencies and federally recognized tribal nations; and acted as a cultural ambassador for international visitors, introducing them to Native American cultures,” according to a letter of nomination.
Dr. Samantha Benn-Duke was named 2017 Oklahoma Indian Educator of the Year by the Oklahoma Council for Indian Education.
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a bipartisan group of 18 senators to commemorate the important work of educators, students, and higher education professionals at Tribal colleges and universities nationwide by signing a resolution designating the week of Feb. 5, 2017, as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week.
Navajo Technical University is moving forward with plans for a 38-acre campus in Chinle, Arizona.
Calhoun Community High School will be under the umbrella of a new chartering entity when it opens for the 2017-18 school year. The Battle Creek alternative high school has entered into a chartering agreement with Bay Mills Community College.
Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage is weighing its options to become more financially sustainable. Among its top prospects: to seek tribal college status.