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Best Practices on Creating a Successful Internship Program»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

To deliver real-world experience and encourage job readiness in their students, some tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) are looking off-campus. Their strategy is this: create collaborative internship programs with nearby non-profit organizations that will help students respond to regional economic needs and give them valuable hands-on experience they can use anywhere. And while the idea […]

IAIA Living Treasures»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

IAIA Alums (and sisters) Keri Ataumbi (Kiowa) and Teri Greeves (Kiowa) were named the 2015 co-recipients of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Living Treasures Award.  They have both made great contributions to the Santa Fe arts community, and will be recognized in May, at the 2015 Native Treasures Arts Festiva.

USDA Announces $9.7 Million in Dedicated Outreach and Technical Assistance to Diversify American Agriculture – Additional Funds Support Broadband and Infrastructure Development in Indian Country»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $9.7 million in grants to 62 community-based and non-profit organizations, and educational institutions to conduct training, outreach and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged (including tribal) and veteran farmers and ranchers.  Secretary Vilsack made the announcement at the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference, a gathering of leaders […]

Native aerialist brings new performance style to Winter Indian Market»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

Crystal Worl had a surprise at the recent Winter Market in Santa Fe for people who think Native American performance arts are limited to drumming, tribal dancing and appearances in occasional movies. What’s to stop them from dancing through the air from hanging fabrics?  Worl (Tlingit/Athabascan), from Anchorage, Alaska, offered a new entertainment option as […]

Holiday Market»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 19, 2014 –

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) held its Holiday Market on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  The 2014 IAIA Holiday Market, one of the best-attended since we’ve been at the new campus, featured works of art by over 40 artists including Courtney Leonard, Paul Moore, Glenda Loretto, and Kathleen Wall – plus creations by IAIA students and numerous other […]

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