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Athletes Bring Higher Education Awareness to Native Americans

On the playing fields and hardwood floors across the country, Native American athletes who are excelling in sports are illustrating the possibility of higher education to Native communities.

The newly created Office for the Advancement of Native Americans in Medicine and Science, headed up by Dr. Kent Smith, a professor of anatomy, is reaching out to the 39 federally recognized tribes of Oklahoma.

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Today, the Wampanoag and other Native American tribes give thanks for those who fight to bring their languages home again.

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Many African-Americans claim some Native ancestry, often based on family oral history passed through the generations but frequently undocumented.

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Remembering The First

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The American Indian College Fund suggests that one of the ways to observe Native American Heritage Month, also known as American Indian Heritage Day, is to read a book about the history of the native people. Most people know very little about the “First Americans” – first to occupy our continent — and all of […]

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Higher Ed stakeholders are looking to boost the number of Native Americans earning Ph.D.s and their representation in the STEM fields.

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A growing number of universities are offering programs to recruit and prepare Native American students for a transition to college life.

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At an address earlier this month at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, President Obama promised a renewed commitment to American Indian interests, with a particular focus on education.

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The respected voice on community college issues delivers a keynote address at the NISOD Conference.

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Assistant secretary of education, College Board president among those weighing in on diversity in STEM.

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