117th Congress (Second Session): Legislative Priorities

For the nation's Tribal Colleges and Universities

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FY 2023 Appropriations/Funding Requests:

  1. FY2023 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests
  2. FY2023 Commerce and Justice; Energy and Water Development Appropriations Requests
  3. FY2023 Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests
  4. FY2023 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests

Legislative Issues:

  1. TCU Broadband and Infrastructure Priorities (March 2022)
  2. Overview: Higher Education Act Reauthorization for Tribal Colleges and Universities
  3. AIHEC Proposed Amendments for the Higher Education Act (HEA) Reauthorization
  4. AIHEC Proposed Amendments for the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act Reauthorization

Impact of COVID-19 on TCUs:

Alaska

  1. Iḷisaġvik College (Barrow, AK)
    1. Iḷisaġvik College Impact Sheet
    2. Nicole Nayokpuk, Iḷisaġvik College Student Video
    3. Heather Napageak, Iḷisaġvik College Student Video

Arizona

  1. Diné College (Tsaile, AZ) (Satellite location in Aneth, UT)
    1. Diné College Impact Sheet
    2. Andrea Dodson, Diné College Student Video
    3. Harley Interpreter, Diné College Student Video
  2. Tohono O'odham Community College (Sells, AZ)
  3. San Carlos Apache College (San Carlos, AZ)

Colorado

  1. American Indian College Fund

Kansas

  1. Haskell Indian Nations University (Lawrence, KS)
    1. HINU Impact Sheet
    2. Nakooma Pelt, HINU Student Video

Michigan

  1. Bay Mills Community College (Brimley, MI)
    1. BMCC Impact Sheet
    2. Cole Brehm, BMCC Student Video
  2. Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (Baraga, MI)
    1. KBOCC Impact Sheet
    2. Cassidy Nauertz, KBOCC Student Video
    3. Jennifer Rothenberg, KBOCC Student Video
  3. Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College (Mount Pleasant, MI)
    1. SCTC Impact Sheet
    2. Elisa Grossman, SCTC Student Video
    3. Shaylyn Sprague, SCTC Student Video

Minnesota

  1. Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (Cloquet, MN)
    1. FDLTCC Impact Sheet
    2. Candace Le Claire, FDLTCC Student Video
    3. Christopher Starbucks St. John, FDLTCC Student Video
  2. Leech Lake Tribal College (Cass Lake, MN)
    1. LLTC Impact Sheet
    2. Cheylynn Rodriguez, LLTC Student Video
  3. Red Lake Nation College (Red Lake, MN)
    1. Mitch Johnson, RLNC Student Video
  4. White Earth Tribal and Community College (Mahnomen, MN)
    1. WETCC Impact Sheet
    2. Dayna Thompson, WETCC Student Video

Montana

  1. Aaniiih Nakoda College (Harlem, MT)
    1. Mella Stiffarm, ANC Student Video
    2. Sage Lone Bear, ANC Student Video
  2. Blackfeet Community College (Browning, MT)
    1. Myron Heavy Runner, BCC Student Video
    2. Nina Rock, BCC Student Video
  3. Chief Dull Knife College (Lame Deer, MT)
    1. James Russette, CDKC Student Video
    2. Dayenara Eaglefeathers, CDKC Student Video
  4. Fort Peck Community College (Poplar, MT)
    1. Antionette Simons, FPCC Student Video
    2. Miracle Spotted Wolf, FPCC Student Video
  5. Little Big Horn College (Crow Agency, MT)
    1. Coe Cash Half, LBHC Student Video
    2. Dashawna Anderson, LBHC Student Video
  6. Salish Kootenai College (Pablo, MT)
    1. SKC Impact Sheet
    2. Cicily Henderson, SKC Student Video
    3. Donna Richard, SKC Student Video
    4. Dominga Ground, SKC Student Video
  7. Stone Child College (Box Elder, MT)

Nebraska

  1. Little Priest Tribal College (Winnebago, NE)
    1. LPTC Impact Sheet
  2. Nebraska Indian Community College (Macy, NE)
    1. NICC Impact Sheet
    2. Deborah Long, Andrea Thomas, and Cree Griffin, NICC Student Video

New Mexico

  1. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (Albuquerque, NM)
    1. Derrick Shirley, SIPI Student Video
    2. Olowan Mahpiya Maza Gordon, SIPI Student Video
  2. Institute of American Indian Arts (Santa Fe, NM)
    1. IAIA Impact Sheet
    2. Jacquelyn Yepa, IAIA Student Video
    3. Alicia Mteuzi, IAIA Student Video
  3. Navajo Technical University (Crownpoint, NM)
    1. NTU Impact Sheet
    2. Brandon James, NTU Student Video
    3. Dee Anna James, NTU Student Video
    4. Vivianne Joe, NTU Student Video
    5. Alayne Kinlecheenie, NTU Student Video
    6. Ronnie Largo, NTU Student Video
    7. Thomas Nimrod, NTU Student Video

North Dakota

  1. Cankdeska Cikana Community College (Fort Totten, ND)
    1. CCCC Impact Sheet
    2. About Us – Cankdeska Cikana Community College
    3. Lorinda Leben, CCCC Student Video
  2. Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (New Town, ND)
  3. Sitting Bull College (Fort Yates, ND)
  4. Turtle Mountain Community College (Belcourt, ND)
    1. TMCC Impact Sheet
    2. Christin Trottier, TMCC Student Video
    3. Marshall LaRocque, TMCC Student Video
  5. United Tribes Technical College (Bismark, ND)
    1. Ayanna Maynard, UTTC Student Video

Oklahoma

  1. College of the Muscogee Nation (Okmulgee, OK)
    1. CtMN Impact Sheet
    2. William Bear, CtMN Student Video
    3. Naomi Wesley, CtMN Student Video

South Dakota

  1. Oglala Lakota College (Kyle, SD)
  2. Sinte Gleska University (Mission, SD)
    1. SGU Impact Sheet
    2. Brandi Bettelyoun, SGU Student Video
  3. Sisseton Wahpeton College (Agency Village, SD)
    1. SWC Impact Sheet
    2. Jordyn LaBlanc, SWC Student Video
    3. Harvey Crawford, Jr., SWC Student Video
  4. Sitting Bull College (Fort Yates, SD)

Washington & Idaho

  1. Northwest Indian College (Bellingham, WA)
    1. NWIC Impact Sheet
    2. Imani Bighorn, NWIC Student Video
    3. Kyla Polasky, NWIC Student Video

Wisconsin

  1. College of Menominee Nation (Keshena, WI)
    1. CMN Impact Sheet
    2. Deborah Lyons and Orianna Killspotted, CMN Student Video
  2. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (Hayward, WI)
    1. LCOOC Impact Sheet
    2. Tim Barber, LCOOC Student Video