fbpx
 
Type: Headshot
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

DENVER, Colo. — The philanthropic arm of apparel and footwear company VF Corp. — known for brands such as The North Face, JanSport, Vans and Dickies — has created a new scholarship program to help American Indian and Alaska Native students. 

Type: Default
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

DENVER — The American Indian College Fund announced its selection of 12 new student ambassadors for its 2020 cohort. 

classroom social distancing
Type: Default
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — In 2018, facing severe financial stress, Bacone College in Muskogee, Okla. nearly shuttered its doors. Now facing another significant challenge, the nation’s oldest Native American university says the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed its efforts to return to its Native roots. 

Sequoyah High School
Type: Default
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — With COVID-19 case numbers on a steady increase across northeastern Oklahoma, two schools operated by the Cherokee Nation will be starting the school year with quieter campuses. 

Type: Default
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

After nearly five months of remote learning and summer program cancelations, school districts across the country are developing plans to reopen schools by working with state governments. But unlike most public learning institutions, schools operated by tribes and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), which is overseen by the U.S Department of the Interior – Indian Affairs, fall under other jurisdictions. 

Type: Default
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Distance learning is the new normal for students in the age of COVID-19. And for many, clicking into a Zoom class or another online meeting space is as easy as one, two, three.

Rain Archambeau Marshall
Type: Headshot
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

DEL NORTE COUNTY, Calif. — A newly launched regional pilot program is highlighting educational equity for Indigenous students in K-12 schools.

Chemawa Indian School
Type: Default
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

Salem, Ore. — With students who come from tribes across the west, the Chemawa Indian School in Oregon will start out online in September due to COVID-19 concerns.

Type: Headshot
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The American Indian Graduate Center has received a generous $20 million gift of unrestricted funds from MacKenzie Scott (formerly Bezos). The AIGC is the largest provider of scholarships to Native American students seeking higher education in all 50 states.

Type: Headshot
Ad Visibility: Show Article Ads
Hide Blurb: No
Hide More Stories Like This: False
Reader Survey Question: No Question

CROWNPOINT, N.M. — Dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting unique challenges for higher education institutions, especially the Navajo Technical University because the Navajo Nation is the epicenter for the pandemic in Indian Country.