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HARTFORD, Conn. — In celebration of National American Indian Heritage Month, representatives of Connecticut's five tribal nations announced in a statement Monday their support for State Sen. Cathy Osten's proposed bill requiring the teaching of Native American history in Connecticut's public schools.

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WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. has received a gift of $5.67 million from the Federated Indians of Graton Ranchería, a federally recognized tribe in Northern California. The donation is the largest to date dedicated to supporting the museum’s national education initiative, Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°).

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Joy Harjo, the first Native American to serve as the U.S. Poet Laureate, will serve a third, one-year term and has launched an online project that features some of the most-celebrated Native poets in Indian Country.

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PERKINS, Okla. — Iowa Tribe Higher Education Director Regina Riley’s virtual avatar stands in a small, partially blank room, one wall emblazoned with the logo and title of the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma. 

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CROWNPOINT, N.M. — The Journal of Power Source, a well-respected journal for researchers and technologists interested in all aspects of science, technology and applications of sources of electrochemical power, has published research by a Navajo Technical University (NTU) associate professor and recent biology graduate.

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Aubrie Sloan expected to start sixth grade in a virtual classroom where she would learn from her teacher each day and engage with classmates for the first time since the coronavirus forced her school to close in March.

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LARAMIE, Wy. — Backed by three major donations, the Sky People Higher Education Scholarship at the University of Wyoming has crossed the $100,000 milestone. 

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CHINLE, Ariz. — Navajo Technical University (NTU) is growing. On Thursday, NTU opened a satellite facility 130 miles from its main campus in Crownpoint, N.M. in Chinle, Ariz.

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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. 

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