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Protecting Manoomin for the Next Seven Generations

2024-05-01T12:29:18-06:00

Interesting Links Infested Waters of Minnesota (interactive) Survival of Wild Rice Threatened By Climate Change Protecting and Understanding Wild Rice, Sacred to Ojibwe People Leech Lake Tribal College students and the Leech Lake Division of Resource Management (LLDRM) will collaborate on a research project called Reseeding Manoomin for the Next Seven Generations. Manoomin faces many threats from climate change, pollution, and invasive species. Climate change and pollution are global issues that require collective action, but addressing the threat of invasive species can be tackled locally. This project focuses on developing a [...]

Protecting Manoomin for the Next Seven Generations2024-05-01T12:29:18-06:00

Statement Of AIHEC In Response To The U.S. Supreme Court’s Effort To Strengthen An Unequal System Of Higher Education

2023-07-11T20:52:44-06:00

STATEMENT OF AIHEC IN RESPONSE TOTHE U.S. SUPREME COURT'S EFFORTTO STRENGTHEN AN UNEQUALSYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATIONJune 29, 2023 As we reflect on the U.S. Supreme Court's attempt to slam doors of higher education shut to many across the country, we rise to say some doors will never be closed. As the first peoples of this land, American Indians and Alaska Natives have always had and continue to have our own ways of educating our people, based on our own ways of knowing and being. We were here before affirmative action, and we will be here -- strong, resilient, and sovereign [...]

Statement Of AIHEC In Response To The U.S. Supreme Court’s Effort To Strengthen An Unequal System Of Higher Education2023-07-11T20:52:44-06:00

Leech Lake Tribal College’s Jarell Jacobs prepares for new adventures on and off the basketball court.

2023-05-18T16:49:57-06:00

Leech Lake Tribal College's Jarell Jacobs prepares for new adventures on and off the basketball court. LLTC's graduation ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, at the Northern Lights Casino in Walker. CASS LAKE — Basketball has always played a role in Jarell Jacobs’ life. Once he graduates from Leech Lake Tribal College on May 21, Jacobs plans to attend Bacone College in Oklahoma to pursue law enforcement and make a return to the hardwood. “I’m pretty excited for that,” Jacobs said. “I didn’t play (basketball) this year because Leech Lake didn’t have a team, so [...]

Leech Lake Tribal College’s Jarell Jacobs prepares for new adventures on and off the basketball court.2023-05-18T16:49:57-06:00

Rep. Keeler secures new Tribal College investments in Higher Education (passed House and Senate awaits Governor Walz’s anticipated signature)

2023-05-17T17:15:43-06:00

Representative Heather Keeler News Release Minnesota House of Representatives.  May 11, 2023 Rep. Keeler secures new Tribal College investments in Higher Education conference committee report SAINT PAUL, Minn. – A proposal authored by Rep. Heather Keeler (DFL – Moorhead) to invest an additional $3.15 million annually in Minnesota’s Tribal Colleges has been included in the conference committee report of the 2023 Higher Education Budget Bill. The Minnesota House and Senate have passed the report, which reflects a compromise between the two chambers. It now awaits Governor Walz’s anticipated signature. “Tribal Colleges play a vital role in providing [...]

Rep. Keeler secures new Tribal College investments in Higher Education (passed House and Senate awaits Governor Walz’s anticipated signature)2023-05-17T17:15:43-06:00

Empowering tribal colleges: The urgent need for Minnesota House Bill 750

2023-04-11T18:44:02-06:00

Empowering tribal colleges: The urgent need for Minnesota House Bill 750 This legislation sets a powerful example for other states and highlights the potential for societal growth when we invest in post-secondary education in tribal nations. By Helen Zaikina-Montgomery, Leech Lake Tribal College April 08, 2023 Minnesota House Bill 750 is crucial to providing much-needed financial resources to tribal colleges in our state, opening doors for countless students who might otherwise be unable to pursue their academic dreams. As president of Leech Lake Tribal College, I am proud to support the mission of our institution and the intent of all [...]

Empowering tribal colleges: The urgent need for Minnesota House Bill 7502023-04-11T18:44:02-06:00

New Bill in State Legislature Would Guarantee $6 Million in New Funding for Minnesota Tribal Colleges

2023-04-11T18:41:44-06:00

New Bill in State Legislature Would Guarantee $6 Million in New Funding for Minnesota Tribal Colleges By Kayla Duoos Last updated Feb 14, 2023 ST PAUL- A new bill has been introduced in the Minnesota legislative session that would provide $6 million in funding for the next two years to Tribal Colleges in the state. The bill, HF-750, is being carried by Representatives Keeler, Becker-Finn, Kozlowski, Frazier, Gomez, Curran, Hanson, and Hollins. If passed, the bill would require the state to designate money for grants to fund the Leech Lake Tribal College, White Earth Tribal College, and Red Lake Nation [...]

New Bill in State Legislature Would Guarantee $6 Million in New Funding for Minnesota Tribal Colleges2023-04-11T18:41:44-06:00

Gathering manoomin: Leech Lake Tribal College offers students a traditional wild rice harvest

2023-04-11T19:12:21-06:00

Gathering manoomin: Leech Lake Tribal College offers students a traditional wild rice harvest Students and staff members of Leech Lake Tribal College recently loaded their canoes and set out on Upper Rice Lake near Bagley to take part in the honored tradition of harvesting wild rice. By Maggi Fellerman September 21, 2022 at 7:20 AM BAGLEY — Students and staff members of Leech Lake Tribal College recently loaded their canoes and set out on Upper Rice Lake near Bagley to take part in the honored tradition of harvesting wild rice. Arriving at the lake at about 9:30 a.m., two students [...]

Gathering manoomin: Leech Lake Tribal College offers students a traditional wild rice harvest2023-04-11T19:12:21-06:00

Minnesota Ojibwe harvest sacred, climate-imperiled wild rice

2023-04-11T19:26:30-06:00

Elaine Fleming, a Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe elder and professor at the Leech Lake Tribal College, prays and gently tosses a handful of tobacco into the lake water to ask for safe passage on the water and give thanks before harvesting wild rice on Leech Lake in Minnesota, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski) Minnesota Ojibwe harvest sacred, climate-imperiled wild rice By GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO AP Photography by Jessie Wardarski September 20, 2022 ON LEECH LAKE, Minnesota (AP) — Seated low in her canoe sliding through a rice bed on this vast lake, Kendra Haugen used one wooden stick [...]

Minnesota Ojibwe harvest sacred, climate-imperiled wild rice2023-04-11T19:26:30-06:00

Leech Lake Tribal College – Student LLTC Debt Forgiveness Project

2022-02-10T18:47:29-06:00

Leech Lake Tribal College – Student LLTC Debt Forgiveness Project Announcement by the Leech Lake Tribal College administration: Any past due LLTC debts or amounts owed by students for unpaid LLTC tuition or other LLTC costs as of December 31, 2021, will be forgiven. The LLTC debt will be canceled on each student’s record but will not be part of any payment made to the student(s) and cannot be received as a cash payment. These canceled LLTC debt amounts are not taxable nor are they to be counted as income in any other government (Federal, State, or local) financial assistance [...]

Leech Lake Tribal College – Student LLTC Debt Forgiveness Project2022-02-10T18:47:29-06:00

KB101 ChatAbout with LLTC interim President Helen Montgomery

2022-02-10T18:50:12-06:00

CHATABOUT BY TODD HAUGEN | JANUARY 5, 2022 Leech Lake Tribal College interim President Helen Montgomery on Chatabout to tell us more about the school: Interim President Montgomery discusses LLTC's open enrollment policy, the Free, Free, Free promotion (tuition and fee match for spring 2022), LLTC debt discharge to allow enrollment, Anishinaabe values, grandfather teachings, LLTC's Family atmosphere and more... For more information on the Spring 2022 Tuition and fee matching assistance, the LLTC debt discharge to allow enrollment, and other detailed information call Student Services at (218) 335-4220.

KB101 ChatAbout with LLTC interim President Helen Montgomery2022-02-10T18:50:12-06:00

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  • 6945 Little Wolf Road NW
    Cass Lake, MN 56633

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