USDA honors 25 years of tribal land-grant universities


October 22, 2019

FROM U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture honored the 25th anniversary of the legislation that recognized 29 tribal colleges and universities, includiing Aaniiih Nakoda College at Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and Stone Child College at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, as land-grant institutions.

Signed Oct. 20, 1994, the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act enabled tribal colleges and universities to receive federal support and train the next generation of agricultural professionals.

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