Native View: Community College - Turtle Mountain Community College (TMCC)

President Gerald “Carty” Monette and Twila Martin-Kekahbah discuss their roles at TMCC and the college’s evolution. Student Robert Upton talks of his experiences.

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa has had a successful community college near Belcourt since 1972, which is one of the founding members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. The college offers not only associate and some four-year degrees, it also offers continuing education to the community and early childhood education.

The Turtle Mountain Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe and Prairie Public did a series of programs on topics relevant to life on the Turtle Mountain Reservation, hosted by Pam Belgarde. The series portrayed a variety of aspects of Native American life to the public, both Indian and non-Indian, including tradition, art, music, government, gaming, health, education, and economic development.

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Producer

Bob Dambach (Executive Producer), Joyce Burr (Producer), Pam Belgrade (Host), Mike Trosman (Managing Producer), Deb Piper (Producer/Director), Sherri Narranjo (Floor Director), Mike Armstrong (Audio), Paige Anderson, Jeff Bachmeier, Travis Jensen (Camera Operators), Steve Borman (Editor), Rochelle Siems (Graphic Design), Mark Sanderson (Video Engineering)

Source

“Native View” Prairie Public and Turtle Mountain Chippewa 1993

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