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USDA Honors 25 Years of Tribal Land - Grant Universities and their Contributions


October 23, 2019

Editor’s Note - Aaniiih Nakoda College is one of the Tribal Colleges that has Land Grant Status.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture today honored the 25th anniversary of the legislation that recognized 29 tribal colleges and universities as land-grant institutions. Signed on October 20, 1994, the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act enabled tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to receive federal support and train the next generation of agricultural professionals.

“For 25 years, tribal land-grant colleges and universities have enjoyed a strong partne...

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