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The American Indian College Fund invites all American Indian and Alaskan Native students interested in attending college to join a free online college fair on Sept. 19 from 6 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. Mountain Time. COURTESY
Admissions officers from colleges and universities that offer tuition waivers and affordable tuition will answer questions specific to Native students’ concerns.
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A screenshot of the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium website www.oktribalfinance.com. One of the consortium’s focuses is to bring tribal accounting and finance training inside the state. COURTESY
The introductory level is ideal for people who do not have a finance or business background.
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Lauren Hummingbird spoke at a hearing on “Examining Efforts to Maintain and Revitalize Native Languages for Future Generations.”
Lauren Hummingbird spoke at a hearing on “Examining Efforts to Maintain and Revitalize Native Languages for Future Generations.”
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In a country where the majority of the population speaks English, one school in Tahlequah is immersing its students in their native tongue.
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Peyton Glenn
Cherokee Nation citizen Peyton Glenn, second student from left in third row from bottom, was one of 24 teenagers nationwide to recently participate in the 20th Association of American Indian Physicians’ National Native American Youth Initiative program. The program educates and encourages Native American students to pursue careers in health professions. COURTESY
Students take educational trips to the National Institutes of Health, George Washington University School of Medicine, Indian Health Service and Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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The service is available for high school juniors and seniors with a Sept. 12 registration deadline.
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First Nations will award five scholarships of $1,000 each to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and related fields.
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A new survey shows Oklahoma schools continue to struggle filling classroom positions after the largest teacher pay raise in state history.
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Virginia Drywater-Whitekiller
She will conduct research at Vancouver Island University, British Columbia, as part of a project designed to explore Indigenous cultural resilience student supports in higher education pathways.
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Bacone College, located in Muskogee, was expected to begin fall classes on Aug. 15. In May, rumors of closure circulated after outgoing the president, Frank Willis, made the announcement via Facebook days before the May 12 commencement ceremonies. LINDSEY BARK/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
Dr. Ferlin Clark
The college was expecting 400 students to enroll for the fall semester.
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Oklahoma test results show that student proficiency rates are down slightly in almost every grade and subject in the second year of higher academic standards.
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