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Unlimited Learning hosts talk on Minnesota's Native Americans

Charles Black Lance of Lakota/Ojibwe heritage will discuss "Education for Minnesota's Native Americans" from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Heartwood Senior Living in Crosby, as part of an Unlimited Learning event.

Charles Black Lance of Lakota/Ojibwe heritage will discuss "Education for Minnesota's Native Americans" from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Heartwood Senior Living in Crosby, as part of an Unlimited Learning event.

Cost is $5 for non-members.

Black Lance is the director of the TRIO Student Support Services programs at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. He will provide an historical overview of American Indian Education in Minnesota and lead the discussion of current issues and opportunities facing students and educators today.

TRIO is a federal program providing outreach to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, such as first generation students, individuals with disabilities or low-income individuals. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist students from middle school through post- baccalaureate programs.

Black Lance grew up in northwestern Minnesota and attended the University of North Dakota through graduate school. He is currently working on his doctorate in educational leadership at Bethel University. He has served in the statewide American Indian Educational Education for Minnesota's Native Americans liaison position for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

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