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Month: January 2010 Articles

Ft. Lewis Tuition Waiver

We have been receiving calls and questions about the Ft. Lewis College (located in Durango, Colorado) tuition waiver and its history in the wake of a proposed bill that would strip $1.8 million from Fort Lewis College’s budget. House Bill 10-1067, sponsored by Karen Middleton, D-Aurora, would reduce the per-student amount the state reimburses the school for out-of-state Indian students. Middleton said the bill’s passage would have no impact on the promise to educate American Indians free of charge.

Thomas C. and Lois L. Sando Foundation Grants $15,000 to American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund (the Fund) received a $15,000 grant from the Aspen-based Thomas C. and Lois L. Sando Foundation for scholarships for students pursuing degrees in science or related science fields.

Little Big Horn College is Celebrating its 30th Anniversary

Little Big Horn College (LBHC), established by the Apsalooke (Crow) nation to serve its tribe on the reservation in northern Montana, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. As part of its 30th Anniversary Symposium celebration to mark this milestone, the school is honoring the tribal members who had the vision of establishing an education institution in its community and chartered the two-year community college.

Intellectual Capital in Indian Country

This past week we spent two days hearing about the projects that the tribal colleges have been implementing over the past year for the Woksape Oyate Wisdom of the People project.