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Month: April 2022 Blogs
SGU Staff Spotlight: Sherman “Jim” Marshall, II
Sherman “Jim” Marshall has led Sinte Gleska University’s adult basic education and high school equivalency work for nearly 15 years. His quiet leadership has left a lasting impact on staff and students.
Travois Tribal Scholarship Program Helps Ten Native American Students Achieve Their Dreams
Thanks to Travois’ generous gift of $27,500 to the American Indian College Fund, 10 American Indian college students received scholarships to attend mainstream and tribal colleges and universities for the academic year 2021-22.
Salish Kootenai College Offering Master of Science Degree Program in Natural Resources Management
Devastating mega forest fires and watershed contamination and other effects in the west resulting from global climate change make the work of natural resources professionals more important than ever. Salish Kootenai College (SKC), a four-year tribal college located on the Flathead Indian Reservation, began offering a Master of Science degree in Natural Resources Management in the fall of 2021 to meet this urgent need.
High Impact Practices: Bridging Partnerships
Thursday, May 12 from 2pm – 4:15pm MDT Zoom Link
Career Readiness Expo: Day 2
Thursday, April 21 at 12pm MDT Zoom Link
Career Readiness Expo: Day 1
Wednesday, April 20 at 11am MDT Zoom Link
Udall Foundation Names Jessica Arkeketa a 2022 Native American Congressional Intern
Congratulations to Jessica Arkeketa (of the Jiwere Nut’achi (Otoe-Missouria) and Muscogee Creek from Tulsa, Oklahoma), an American Indian College Fund Full Circle scholar who is one of 11 students selected to participate in the Udall Foundation’s class of 2022 as a Congressional intern.
MHA-TAT Waste Reduction/Recycling Project at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College
By American Indian College Fund Indigenous Visionary Sasha Sillitti My family’s historical home is in the community of New Town, North Dakota, located on the Fort Berthold reservation. The closest recycling collection center for a wide range of materials is located...
SIPI Drawing Workshop Taps into Native Philosophies of Awareness in Art, Native Identity, Sacredness, and Value
The warm smell of burning firewood wafted around us as we stepped out of the car. The cool still morning and chirping birds greeted us as we entered the building of the Ancestral Rich Treasures of Zuni (ARTZ) which houses silver and turquoise jewelry and is adorned with colorful paintings all created by Zuni artists.