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.
Navajo Technical University (NTU) was recently awarded a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant totaling $2,497,230 to support efforts in increasing access to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) by pairing dual credit opportunities with online education. The project, entitled, “The Navajo Technical University Pathways to STEM Careers Project,” will seek collaboration with (more)IAIA to Participate in National Food Day
The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) will be celebrating food by partaking in the national Food Day on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Events at the institute will be held at the Dance Circle on IAIA’s main campus. Food Day is a national event, which the Center for Science in the Public Interest developed to (more)Dean at the Institute of American Indian Arts Remains Politically Active
The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Charlene Teters (Spokane) is a nationally-known artist and educator whose relationship with IAIA dates back to 1984 when she first attended as an undergraduate. Teters is also an activist. Since being named as IAIA’s academic dean, she has not relinquished any of these roles. Recently, Bust.com named Teters as (more)
Members of the collaborative will help assemble a tool kit and online workshops, train hiring managers and key personnel in addressing bias, track the experiences and support of women of color in STEM majors and build a database of programs that help them.
Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College Gets $1M Grant
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has been awarded $1,047,244 from the United States Department of Education through the American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Title III Grant Program. Congratulations to Fond du Lac! Curated from Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College Gets $1M Grant | FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT (more)
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 Joel W. Palka
University of New Mexico Press (2014)
Review by Laurie A. Occhipinti
Her Land, Her Love
By Evangeline Parsons Yazzie
Salina Bookshelf (2014)
Review by E.A. Roastingear
Kevin Red Star: Crow Indian Artist
By Daniel Gibson and Kitty Leaken
Gibbs Smith (2014)
Review by Margaret A. MacKichan