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.
Two Haskell Indian Nations University seniors recently received a community-based research award to study the effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on water quality near the Fort Berthold reservation in North Dakota. Mary Iorio (Mandan-Hidatsa) and Joshua Cunningham (Cherokee) received the award as part of the Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) Community- (more)Diné College to Open Navajo Nation Police Academy
Diné College will serve as the future sight of the new Navajo Nation Police Academy. The academy will be open for recruits in January, 2016. This will be first time since 2012 that the Navajo Nation Police Academy has been active. Currently, recruits are attending academies in two different locations in Arizona. The revitalization of the (more)Sinte Gleska Expands Legal Studies Program
Since 2012, Sinte Gleska University’s Business Management Department has offered a minor in legal studies. The program develops leadership capacity for tribal government and business leaders, and expands career opportunities for those interested in working in the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court system. The ultimate goal of the legal studies minor is to develop knowledge and (more)
Leech Lake Tribal College builds homes in a curriculum project using advanced framing techniques and green building science.
New Financial Aid Filing Rule Will Benefit College Students
Rather than FAFSA form filing taking place after January 1, 2017, with families using their 2016 federal tax data, as would be the case under the traditional schedule, the Obama policy change will allow students and their families to file the form beginning October 1, 2016, along with use of their 2015 federal tax information.
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
Maya Pilgrimage to Ritual Landscapes: Insights from Archaeology, History, and Ethnography
By Joel W. Palka
University of New Mexico Press (2014)
Review by Laurie A. Occhipinti
Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California
By Lisbeth Haas
University of California Press (2014)
Review by William Bauer