The National Institute of Food and Agriculture supports research at tribal colleges and other land grant universities. The Trump administration is relocating it to Kansas City. Some wonder if the agency will survive the move.
Students who attend tribally controlled colleges praise the quality of their education and the support they receive from faculty and staff, according to a new report released by the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin.
partial shutdown of the federal government is—for the moment–only indirectly felt
by many Americans. But on the nation’s Indian reservations, where federal funding
is vital for the day-to-day operation of many programs and services, the impact
Henry Luce Foundation has launched a new initiative to support the work of
Native “knowledge makers and knowledge keepers” through a competitive
fellowship program developed in collaboration with the First Nations
partial shutdown of the federal government is having a disproportionate impact on
science, curtailing the work of government scientists and darkening federal agencies
that fund college and university-based research—including many programs within
tribal and Native-serving institutions.