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American Indian filmmakers are building a body of captivating, creative, top-notch motion pictures. Check out TCJ columnist Ryan Winn's top picks and celebrate all that's right in the world of Native cinema today.
An attorney, TCU president, former tribal chairman, and rancher, Ron His Horse Is Thunder discusses how his legal training opened up doors for him and his tribe.
Situated on the North Slope in the community of Barrow, Ilisagvik College celebrates 20 years of higher education by remembering the past and looking forward to the future.
In this second installment of a four-part series, TCJ explores the First Nations colleges in the Northern Rockies. Old Sun College and Blue Quills First Nations College in the Province of Alberta are highlighted.
Media critiquing isn't a spectator sport. And when reviewing a book, film, or work of art, we must remember that our strength comes not from the size of our font, but from our ability to be objective in our conclusions.
Tribal College Journal (TCJ) has announced that Celina Gray (Blackfeet and Little Shell Chippewa) of Salish Kootenai College will serve as TCJStudent.org’s new blogger. Gray’s selection comes after a month-long competitive search. Her blogspot will be called “Twiniversity” and will focus on her life as a tribal college student and mother of twins. She hopes (more)Aaniiih Nakoda College Students Complete Certified Nurses Training
Ten students at Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) recently completed a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course and proceeded to pass the State of Montana’s CNA exam, enabling them to pursue employment in the healthcare profession. The students are Barbara Gardipee, Haeli Gardipee, Kaye Brown, Deanna Bigby, Tia Zander, Tylanna Adams, Lara Lawrence, Aryn Jake, LaShauna Janis, (more)Tribal College Students and Leaders Visit Capitol Hill
Tribal college and university (TCU) students and leaders from across Indian Country arrived in Washington, D.C. on Monday to take part in the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC) annual Capitol Hill visits and lobbying campaign. Priorities for this year include funding equity for TCUs, possible future budget cuts and/or sequestration, and involuntary student loan (more)
Spokane Tribal College is accredited under its parent institution, the Salish Kootenai College through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The college offers an array of two-year associate degrees.
Officials Say Tribal College Grants Working
Officials said Tuesday a tribal workforce training program that began last biennium is a strong investment that will help combat poverty and high unemployment rates among tribal members on and off the state’s reservations.
The lack of lay advocates and attorneys representing Native defendants creates tremendous problems for tribal members who find themselves in civil or criminal court.(more)
By W.L. Shelley
A compilation of published and online resources for researchers interested in issues and topics on American Indian law.
By Cullen Joe Holland, revised and edited by James P. Pate
Cherokee Heritage Press (2012)
Review by Herman A. Peterson
By Lisbeth Haas
University of California Press (2014)
Review by William Bauer
By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Beacon Press (2014)
Review by Jennifer Denetdale