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BirdRattler to speak about collaborations with tribes at MSU's Berger Lecture on February 11
BirdRattler to speak about collaborations with tribes at MSU's Berger Lecture on February 11 (February 6, 2020)

Loren BirdRattler will speak about an initiative that is building mutually beneficial research collaborations between Montana State University and tribal communities.


Former MSU president publishes dictionary to help preserve language of California tribe
Former MSU president publishes dictionary to help preserve language of California tribe (January 24, 2020)

A project launched nearly 50 years ago may help preserve the language of a California tribe that has all but disappeared.


World War II Navajo Code Talkers subject of February 5 lecture at MSU
World War II Navajo Code Talkers subject of February 5 lecture at MSU (January 8, 2020)

Zonnie Gorman, a historian and daughter of an original Navajo Code Talker, will share her experiences at Montana State University.


Loren BirdRattler named MSU’s Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies
Loren BirdRattler named MSU’s Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies (December 5, 2019)

Loren BirdRattler, a Blackfeet citizen who coordinated the country’s first in-house indigenous agricultural resource management plan, has been appointed the Montana State University Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies.


Presentation of American Indian Hall plans set for December 3
Presentation of American Indian Hall plans set for December 3 (November 19, 2019)

Plans for the 25,000-square-foot American Indian Hall at Montana State University are moving forward.


MSU collaborates with Native communities to launch equitable research partnerships
MSU collaborates with Native communities to launch equitable research partnerships (October 29, 2019)

Montana State University has launched a planning initiative that will involve Montana tribes in a 'true equitable partnership' during every step of research that involves Native entities.


MSU celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day Oct. 14 and with activities throughout month
MSU celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day Oct. 14 and with activities throughout month (October 9, 2019)

Montana State University will commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 with a series of educational and cultural events throughout October.


MSU News: Blackfeet Nation shares in grant to promote food sovereignty
MSU News: Blackfeet Nation shares in grant to promote food sovereignty (July 23, 2019)

A partnership between Montana State University’s Department of Native American Studies and the Blackfeet Nation received a grant valued at $2 million to support sustainable agriculture for the Piikani people.


MSU News: Native student being honored for community involvement at upcoming powwow
MSU News: Native student being honored for community involvement at upcoming powwow (March 29, 2019)

Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy still remembers the ambulances parked in front of her house, the long trips to Denver for treatment and the doctor's announcement on Christmas Eve.


MSU News: Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith brings art and activism to students
MSU News: Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith brings art and activism to students (March 28, 2019)

Salish artist Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith's work is centered by her strong traditional beliefs and political activism.


Native student wins award for work on gender and racial identity
Native student wins award for work on gender and racial identity (March 18, 2019)

A citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has won a prestigious national award for his work engaging his fellow students in dialogue and inspiring social change.


MSU News: Blessing for new American Indian Hall set for powwow weekend
MSU News: Blessing for new American Indian Hall set for powwow weekend (March 13, 2019)

Montana State University will launch the American Indian Hall building project this month.


MSU News: Powwow dedicated to missing and murdered indigenous women and girls
MSU News: Powwow dedicated to missing and murdered indigenous women and girls (March 4, 2019)

The 44th annual American Indian Council Powwow at Montana State University will be held March 29-30.


Fundraising complete for $20 million Indian center in Montana
Fundraising complete for $20 million Indian center in Montana (December 13, 2018)

Gifts from two prominent families have completed the fundraising for a $20 million American Indian Hall on the campus of Montana State University.


MSU News: Study focuses on health effects of stress on Blackfeet Nation
MSU News: Study focuses on health effects of stress on Blackfeet Nation (November 16, 2018)

A study that looks at the health effects of stress has been published in the Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.


Montana State University lands grant for American Indian Hall
Montana State University lands grant for American Indian Hall (October 8, 2018)

Montana State University will receive a major portion of funding to build a state-of-the-art American Indian Hall thanks to a $12 million pledge.


American Indian Heritage Day at Montana State University
American Indian Heritage Day at Montana State University (September 11, 2018)

Indigenous languages will be the focus of Montana State University’s 2018 American Indian Heritage Day observance.


Blackfeet Nation discusses land issues at United Nations
Blackfeet Nation discusses land issues at United Nations (August 6, 2018)

The Blackfeet Nation is an innovator in indigenous planning efforts.


MSU News: Northern Cheyenne student lands prestigious Udall Scholarship
MSU News: Northern Cheyenne student lands prestigious Udall Scholarship (April 24, 2018)

A Montana State University student is one step closer to his goal of developing renewable energy projects for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.


MSU News: Chippewa Cree student bridges worlds with hand drum
MSU News: Chippewa Cree student bridges worlds with hand drum (March 30, 2018)

One Montana State University student has bridged the distance between two different worlds with his voice.