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Committee Investigates Failing State of Indian Education

by Catherine Morris | May 14, 2015 Of the students who attend Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, only half graduate from hi Read more

Universities Find Building ‘Home’ on Campus Conducive to Native Americans’ Success

by Autumn A. Arnett | December 8, 2014
Educators say that the ability to build a sense of community on campus is most critical for att [...] Read more

Obama Promises Funding, Resources in Response to Tribal Nations’ Education ‘Emergency’

by Catherine Morris | December 3, 2014
The White House 2014 Native Youth Report, released on Wednesday, finds that Native youth and Na [...] Read more

Tribal Libraries Provide Lifeline to Higher Education

by Catherine Morris | December 2, 2014
Librarians and directors are making the most of sometimes limited funds to help tribal citizens [...] Read more

Athletes Bring Higher Education Awareness to Native Americans

by Lois Elfman | November 27, 2014
On the playing fields and hardwood floors across the country, Native American athletes who are [...] Read more

Oklahoma State University Trying to Open STEM Door to More Native Americans

by Catherine Morris | November 25, 2014
The newly created Office for the Advancement of Native Americans in Medicine and Science, heade [...] Read more

For Americans Fighting to Reclaim Their Culture, Thanksgiving Means More Than Food

by Colleen Fitzgerald |
Today, the Wampanoag and other Native American tribes give thanks for those who fight to bring [...] Read more

For African-Americans, Determining Native American Ancestry Often a Challenge

by Kenneth J. Cooper | November 23, 2014
Many African-Americans claim some Native ancestry, often based on family oral history passed th [...] Read more

Remembering The First

by Angela P. Dodson | October 30, 2014
The American Indian College Fund suggests that one of the ways to observe Native American Herit [...] Read more

Experts: More Focus Needed on Guiding Native Americans to Doctoral Programs

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | July 30, 2014
Higher Ed stakeholders are looking to boost the number of Native Americans earning Ph.D.s and t [...] Read more

Colleges Woo Native Americans With New Programs

by Krysta Fauria, Associated Press | July 20, 2014
A growing number of universities are offering programs to recruit and prepare Native American s [...] Read more

Financial Help Not Likely on Horizon for Tribal Colleges

by Catherine Morris | June 22, 2014
At an address earlier this month at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, President Obama promised a [...] Read more

One on One With Isa Adney

by Jamal E. Mazyck | May 27, 2014
The respected voice on community college issues delivers a keynote address at the NISOD Confere [...] Read more

D.C. STEM Symposium Examines Equity Issue

by Catherine Morris |
Assistant secretary of education, College Board president among those weighing in on diversity [...] Read more

Low Profile of New President of NAACP Might Be Obstacle for Group’s Growth

by Jamal Watson | May 19, 2014
Cornell Brooks does not come to the job with national name recognition, which experts say is cr [...] Read more
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