College of Menominee Nation

Student Success

2018-2019 American Indian College Fund Student Ambassadors Celebrate Successes

By David Bledsoe - July 15, 2019

The American Indian College Funds 2018-2019 Student Ambassadors represent some of the best Native students in the country. Recently,…

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Thinking Sustainably at Tribal Colleges

By Amita Manandhar - November 2, 2018

By Jasmine Neosh, College of Menominee Nation student What do you think of when you think “sustainability”?…

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Traditional Native Arts Sister Site Visit: Sitting Bull College’s Skirt-Making Workshop

By Amita Manandhar - February 8, 2018

The American Indian College Fund has hosted their second “Sister Site Visit” on January 6-8, 2018. Renee O’Kimosh, Project Administrator,…

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Traditional Native Arts Sister Site Visit: Learning From One Another

By Amita Manandhar - February 6, 2018

Master Artist, Joyce LaPoint leads the workshop on creating Faceless Dolls at Leech Lake Tribal College in November…

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Restorative Teachings: Embracing our Frameworks to Change the World

By Amita Manandhar - August 8, 2017

A Reflection on the 2017 Convening of the Restorative Teachings ECE Initiative Grantees As we do more, we have to…

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Inside the College Fund

Meet Our 2017 Summer Research Interns

By Amita Manandhar - July 24, 2017

The Tribal College and University research interns. Corryn Pōsōh, māwaw new weyak, Corryn Besaw newīhswan mesek Wāqnemōhsaeh…

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It’s More Than Just Telling a Story!

By Amita Manandhar - May 11, 2017

by Cyndi Pyatskowit, College of Menominee Nation (CMN) Restorative Teachings Project Director Through storytelling, the Menominee are keeping their tribal…

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College4Kids Program Features Pigs, Pancakes and Maple

By Amita Manandhar - April 10, 2015

If you give a pig a pancake — oh, the adventure you will have!  Maple sugaring was the theme for…

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Student Success

Tribal College Week Brings TCU Students to D.C.

By Amita Manandhar - February 19, 2015

The AIHEC student delegation in Washington, D.C. at the National Museum of the American Indian during the AIHEC…

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Native American Heritage Month

Traditional Native Arts Forms Building Capacity at TCUs

By Amita Manandhar - February 13, 2015

The American Indian College Fund has created a re-granting opportunity for Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) to enhance the capacity…

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College of Menominee Nation’s Ké’ Family Engagement

By Amita Manandhar - December 12, 2014

Family Engagement Activities—Lunching, Learning and Loving It! By: Cyndi Pyatskowit, College of Menominee Nation Project Director The…

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Shaping Native Early Childhood Education with Work and Commitment

By Amita Manandhar - September 17, 2014

This fall marks the final year of the initiative; reflection on the accomplishments of the four tribal college grantees spurs…

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Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative Goes International

By Amita Manandhar - March 14, 2014

The Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education (ECE) Initiative celebrates another…

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Student Success

Brennan- Keepers of the Menominee Forest

By Amita Manandhar - February 20, 2014

It is estimated the Menominee Nation had owned nearly 10 million acres which comprised of eastern half of Wisconsin, Michigan’s…

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Inside the College Fund

College of Menominee Nation Big Day in Pre-K

By Amita Manandhar - September 1, 2013

College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN) Sacred…

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Sacred Little Ones program event brings tribal educators to Lummi

By Amita Manandhar - August 6, 2013

By Shelley Macy, NWIC Early Childhood Education Director On June 7, Lummi elders and community leaders,…

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Sacred Books for Little Ones

By Amita Manandhar - June 13, 2013

Nestled between the Lummi Bay and Bellingham Bay in Northwest Washington State, four tribal college early childhood education programs brought…

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Updates from the Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative

By Amita Manandhar - March 27, 2013

The ECED Special Topics course attended the Native American Child and Family Conference on Wed. March 20th at the Hotel…

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Tribal College Hosts Early Childhood Teacher Education Kick-Off

By Amita Manandhar - September 14, 2012

Sacred Little Ones Kickoff for the Early Childhood Education Programs at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic…

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Native Students Honored at AIHEC Conference

By Amita Manandhar - March 28, 2012

Over the weekend the American Indian College Fund held two events at the AIHEC Student Conference. On Saturday night the…

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Student Punished for Speaking Native Language

By Amita Manandhar - January 31, 2012

A Menominee high school student in Wisconsin was punished for speaking her Native language there. She was teaching other students…

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