tag: tribal colleges

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.
veteransncai2017
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.
nativeamericacalling 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.
debhaaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is making history in more ways than one, as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior and the first Native person to serve in a presidential cabinet.
jarednally
The country’s oldest Native student newspaper is again fighting to protect its press freedom.
annmariebledsoedownes
A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
vorebuffalojump
“The Vore Buffalo Jump is a part of our history which should be told and shared with the world,” said Dr. Richard Littlebear, president of the Chief Dull Knife Memorial College.
crowlanguageconsortium
With fewer and fewer fluent speakers of the Crow language, advocates for revitalizing it hope a free online dictionary can aid people already working to bolster their skills and make learning the language more accessible.
iaia
The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program was established in 2008 in partnership between USDA and 1994 institutions, tribally controlled colleges and universities with land-grant status.
winfieldrussell
Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
indianmemorialbighornvisionsserviceadventures
Visitors to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will be able to learn more about the historic tribal victory thanks to a new project.
romanorona

Please join Roman Orona (Yaqui/Apache) for a webinar on ‘The Business of Performance Art.’

navajobluetravelplaza
The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.