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More than 1,200 receive degrees after commencement weekend

More than 1,200 graduates were celebrated during this year’s commencement ceremonies at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College over the weekend. Of the 1,013 BSU graduates, 67 received master’s degrees, 946 earned their undergrads, with 440 graduating with honors. The cohort also included 63 American Indian graduates, 29 military personnel and veterans, and at…

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BSU to offer new scholarships aimed at “Decolonizing Education”

Bemidji State University is offering a new scholarship to American Indian students who pursue careers in education. According to a release, BSU is partnering with the Red Lake Nation and administer $92,000 in Minnesota Indian Teaching Training Program grants. American Indian Resource Center director Chrissy Koch revealed this year’s program slogan, “Decolonizing Education,” at a…

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Community solutions fund grants to Leech Lake, Red Lake and NWICDC

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, the Northwest Indian Community Development Center and Red Lake Comprehensive Services were recently awarded new health equity grants for early education. According to the release from the Minnesota Department of Health, the Community Solutions for Healthy Child Development grant program allows members of American Indian communities and communities of…

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