Through a summer public health course at a tribal college, a research team discovered that students gained increased knowledge of various health professions - and a greater interest in pursuing them.
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Tribal college students, staff, faculty, and administrators gathered March 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the annual AIHEC Student Conference.
Salish Kootenai College's founding president discusses the importance of nursing programs and why tribal colleges should train healthcare providers for their home communities.
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In this final installment of a four-part series, TCJ explores First Nations colleges in the Province of Ontario.
There are many common pitfalls that can limit a beginning playwright's potential. Here are some tips to consider when writing a play.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) has published the fourth edition of its literary anthology, The Thunderbird Review. The 97-page book features writing and art submitted by FDLTCC students and residents of northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin communities. The journal received over 100 submissions this year to consider for inclusion, and the editorial (more)LLTC Wellness Center Helps Community “Live the Good Life”
While the word “medicine” elicits a wide range of thoughts and feelings, “good medicine” to Indigenous peoples has always been synonymous with a life lived in a good way. Hence, good medicine to the Anishinaabeg people is intertwined with mino-bimaadiziwin, or living the good life. Following this path not only requires reflection about our mental, (more)Medical Laboratory Science Program Seeks to Partner with TCUs
Healthcare staffing shortages are a legitimate concern throughout the United States and are of critical concern for Native communities. In particular, our nation’s clinical laboratories are facing a startling and growing shortage of qualified laboratory personnel, with the laboratory labor force aging at a 78% faster rate than the entire U.S. labor market. To complicate (more)
The Bemidji Pioneer applauds Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe for naming its new tribal college library in honor of Larry P. Aitken, a man who helped establish the college 25 years ago.
USDA Announces nearly $2.9 Million in Available Funding for 1994 Land-Grant Universities
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of nearly $2.9 million in funding through the Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP) and the Tribal College Extension Program – Special Emphasis (TCEP). Projects funded through these programs will enhance the academic and social development of tribal (more)
Venida Chenault of Haskell Indian Nations University Honored
The Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity announced on Friday a select group of women to be inducted into the University of Kansas Women’s Hall of Fame. Haskell Indian Nations University President, Dr. Venida Chenault is among of group of honorees.
Native Culture, Health, and Education: An Annotated Bibliography Below is a listing and description of key sources in the field of health and wellness in Indian Country. Brave Heart, M. (2003). The Historical Trauma Response among Natives and Its Relationship with Substance Abuse: A Lakota Illustration. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 35(1), 7-13. Brave Heart describes (more)
By Lori Lambert
Salish Kootenai College Press (2014)
Review by Wesley Thomas
By Suanne Unger
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (2014)
Review by Elise Krohn
Edited by Richard G. Lesure
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press (2014)
Review by Michael E. Smith
By Noel Rude
University of Washington Press (2014)
Review by Jule Gómez de García