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New facility for collaborative pre-K program

New facility for collaborative pre-K program

  by Barry Drue Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s Migiziinsag (Lil’ Eagles) early childhood program has a new home. The pre-kindergarten program for four year-old children enters its fourth year… Read more »

KBOCC Career Fair packed

KBOCC Career Fair packed

by Barry Drue The first Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Career Fair was a huge success on Friday, April 6, 2018. The event packed the OCC Wabanung Campus. KBOCC Business Department… Read more »

DNR clear cuts pines along Sand Point access

DNR clear cuts pines along Sand Point access

by Barry Drue A modified clear cut with some remaining mature seed trees has taken place on state land along the Sand Point access road leading to the Native pow… Read more »

KBOCC bringing ag program to Pelkie; College, Baraga schools signing purchase agreement

KBOCC bringing ag program to Pelkie; College, Baraga schools signing purchase agreement

by Barry Drue The Pelkie School is returning to its roots. The 1930’s-era Pelkie Agricultural School will be turned over from the Baraga Area Schools to the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa… Read more »

Raising violence awareness

Raising violence awareness

  by Melissa Newland The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), in partnership with the Baraga County Shelter Home, hosted the ninth annual community-wide Domestic Violence… Read more »

Wild Rice ‘Manoomin’ Camp teaches traditions

Wild Rice ‘Manoomin’ Camp teaches traditions

by Melissa Newland A Wild Rice (manoomin) Camp was held in partnership with Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) and Ojibwa Community College (OCC), MTU Ford Center and Forest, and Great Lakes… Read more »

Crowds come out for Maawanji-iding; Dancing room only at pow wow

Crowds come out for Maawanji-iding; Dancing room only at pow wow

  by Nancy Besonen It was dancing room only at this past weekend’s 39th Annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding at the Ojibwa Campground in Baraga. “We had 614 dancers, 14 drums, 40… Read more »

KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

GRADUATION DAY!–The Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s Class of 2017 proudly poses for a group shot at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 6. Left to right are Brittanee Gauthier, Oedith Harris, Jolene DeCota,… Read more »

Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

by Barry Drue An area-wide Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) shortage has been alleviated, at least in the near term, with the certification of 25 people after months of classes and recent… Read more »

Tribal colleges, universities; Advocate for DOE, BIA funding

Tribal colleges, universities; Advocate for DOE, BIA funding

Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College President, Debbie Parrish, and Board of Regents Member, Cherie Dakota, attended the annual winter meeting for the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and Capitol Hill visits…. Read more »

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