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Month: August 2013 Articles

Sequestration to Impact Tribal Colleges

As the summer comes to an end, some tribal college officials are still waiting to find out how much funding they will receive for the upcoming year. They are holding their breath as their colleges struggle to stay afloat. At United Tribes Technical College, executive vice president Russell Swagger said the college is preparing for the “worst-case scenario.” The college already eliminated one of its two summer sessions this year, due to lack of funding. And it is becoming more difficult to retain quality staff and students, Swagger said, as college officials cannot tell them with certainty that the doors of Untied Tribes will be able to remain open in the years ahead.

Red Nation Film Festival Proceeds to Help College Fund

Film enthusiasts will be cheering for all the native ?lms and actors that are up for this year’s awards. Tickets to the premiere Red Nation Film Awards in Los Angeles are now available for purchase. Revenue collected from ticket sales is being donated to the American Indian College Fund, which provides scholarships to 34 different tribal colleges.

Indian Education Loses Fearless Tribal Leader

Alyce Spotted Bear was a fearless leader and heart of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nations. We are saddened by her loss and are grateful for the impact she made on the tribal college movement and American Indian Education.

Sacred Little Ones program event brings tribal educators to Lummi

By Shelley Macy, NWIC Early Childhood Education Director On June 7, Lummi elders and community leaders, along with the Northwest Indian College Early Childhood Wakanyeja Sacred Little Ones (WSLO) program, welcomed WSLO teams from the College of the Menominee Nation...

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