Bay Mills Community College, Red Lake Nation College and White Earth Tribal and Community College will use funding from the National Science Foundation’s Tribal Colleges and Universities Program to add new courses and build new degree programs.
Extreme weather, long driving distances and a shortage of charging stations can discourage use of electric vehicles on many reservations. Speakers at a recent Tribal Clean Transportation Program roundtable discussed solutions.
The Biden administration is hoping to strengthen understanding of tribal treaty and reserved rights among federal employees through training modules developed by the White House Council on Native American Affairs
At the recently concluded Tribal Nations Summit, President Biden signed an executive order directing agencies to streamline grant applications, co-manage federal programs, and “eliminate heavy-handed reporting requirements.” New opportunities for TCU students and faculty were also highlighted.
The 2023 Tribal Colleges and Universities Program Research Symposium, held at the National Science Foundation’s headquarters, highlighted community-led efforts to protect tribal waterways and provide safe drinking water.