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Oglala Lakota College receives $100K from state


The Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Reservation received a $100,000 grant from the state of South Dakota.

The money will be used to give students hands-on experience in home building. The school's general construction program will buy a home kit that the students will build and sell.

The state's Indian education director is hoping similar projects can be duplicated at other tribal colleges and at high schools.

Get the Story:
Oglala construction students get state help (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 12/19)

Relevant Links:
Ogala Lakota College - http://www.olc.edu
American Indian Higher Education Consortium - http://www.aihec.org
Tribal Colleges and Universities - http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/list/whtc/edlite-index.html
American Indian College Fund - http://collegefund.org

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