tag: tribal colleges

Haskell Indian Nations University
Haskell Indian Nations University will offer a new business degree program under a partnership with the Native American Agriculture Fund.
Native America Calling NAC
Native families stand to benefit from a child tax credit that’s still under consideration in Congress. What else is new in tax season?
Daniel Wildcat
Author, historian and Haskell Indian Nations University professor Daniel Wildcat believes in the power of Indigenous knowledge to counter big problems.
Georgeline Morsette
“It’s been a long journey,” said Georgeline Morsette, a citizen of the Chippewa Cree Tribe. “I’m really glad to be at this point.”
Haskell Indian Nations University Volleyball
For fans and Native communities, volleyball matches and tournaments are sometimes as popular as football and basketball.
IRS 1040
It’s the time of year to start calculating your taxable income and looking over any receipts you have collected in a shoebox.
Frank Star Comes Out and Ryman Lebeau
Lakota citizens met to discuss the return of items taken from their ancestors during the Wounded Knee Massacre of December 1890.
White House Tribal Youth Forum
“USDA is committed to empowering tribal self-determination and bringing Indigenous perspectives into agriculture, food, and nutrition,” said Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Elizabeth Hoover
A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.
Kevin Locke
Kevin Locke — renowned hoop dancer, flute player and educator of Lakota language and culture — passed away suddenly at the age of 68.
Ernestine Anunkasan Hupa
Tim Giago left an indelible mark on journalism that can never be erased.
Sean Sherman
Indian Country’s most celebrated chef is facing calls for greater accountability after hiring a domestic violence offender.
Deb Haaland
Participating in governing is a time honored and sacred tradition in our Indigenous communities.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Janet Yellen
It was a day of firsts as the Rosebud Sioux Tribe welcomed key leaders from the Department of the Treasury to Indian Country.
Cassandra Baker
Cassandra Baker, who hails from the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, has won a prestigious fellowship from the Udall Foundation.
National Bison Range
Land that was taken from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes was finally returned after more than a century.
Wozek Chandler
Wozek Chandler works to find success in the mainstream while maintaining her tribal culture and celebrating her history.
Diné College
Rodeo events have long been a part of culture on the Navajo Nation. The COVID-19 pandemic upended the tradition.
Bureau of Indian Education
The Bureau of Indian Education has unveiled its first official logo, based on a design from a student.
Leonard Little Finger
I raise my coffee cup to Lakota elders who taught me so much.
Patrick Albert Lee
It is with deep sadness that I write this small tribute to my friend of 80 years, Pat Lee.
Glenn King and Cuyler Frank
History was made as two citizens of the Navajo Nation broadcast a college football game in the Dine language for the first time.
Aaron Payment
This past week was significant with the first presidential proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day but the news unfortunately eclipsed another major policy announcement from President Joe Biden.
Native American Journalists Association NAJA
The nation’s premier Native journalist’s organization is marking the best of their craft from the past year.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts funeral services in Mission, South Dakota, for nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe just received its largest donation ever.
Diné College
“This could be a first-ever patent for a tribal college,” said the president of Diné College on the Navajo Nation.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Several prominent Native nonprofits and institutions have received a major boost from billionaire donor MacKenzie Scott.
Bryan Newland
Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.
ginaraimondo
“These investments will help many Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian communities gain long overdue access to life-saving technologies, economic opportunities, remote learning and countless other benefits,” said Secretary Raimondo.
dinecollege
Rhiannon Sorrell, an Assistant Professor in the Diné College School of Arts, Humanities & English, has been selected as one of 15 fellows for the Rare Books School’s second cohort of the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage.
kamalaharris
“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.
northerncheyenneboardofhealth
The Northern Cheyenne Nation appears to be winning the war against COVID-19, though the battle took its toll on 57 citizens who lost their lives.
Native Veterans
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2878, the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act on May 17, 2021.
Native America Calling NAC
Dr. Pearl Kiyawn Brower (Inupiat) is an education leader in Alaska. She’s the Native in the spotlight on Native America Calling.
drjillbidenavajonation
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
navajonation
Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.
whitehouse
President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
debhaalandmarkruffalo
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is taking to social media to show the American Rescue Plan Act benefits Indian Country.