The Inquisitive Academic
Late last year, Sarah Butrymowicz penned an article for the Hechinger Report and Atlantic Monthly that condemned tribal colleges as a waste of money. The professor from College of Menominee Nation sets the record straight in an open letter to Ms. Butrymowicz.
The traditional homelands of many American Indians span the borders of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Increased border security has impacted tribes such as the Tohono O'odham Nation, hampering tribal members' ability to visit relatives, attend school, and access sacred sites.
The tribal college veteran and AIHEC founder discusses the importance of international Indigenous solidarity in higher education.
Deep within Canada's Okanagan Valley sits a very special Indigenous institution where culture, language, and community are paramount. Dogrib author Richard Van Camp reflects on the center's importance and influence.
Good writing requires careful, persistent revision. Here are six tips to guide you through the revision process.
In collaboration with Axle Contemporary Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) has launched a new site-specific exhibit called “Blood Quantum Drive: Making Relatives.” The installation is an IAIA studio arts project, under the guidance of international artist and sculpture professor, Dana Chodzko. The nine IAIA collaborating artists hope (more)CMN’s Solar Energy Research Gets Boost from New NSF Grant
The College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN) applied research projects on solar energy are expanding with a new $197,128 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Human Resource Development. The award is making it possible for CMN to introduce renewable energy concepts to children from high-risk primary schools in the neighboring city of Green Bay (more)LLTC Joins Partnership for a Healthier America
Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in Cass Lake, Minnesota has joined an array of nine institutions, organizations, and companies in Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) fight against childhood obesity. LLTC officials travelled to Washington, D.C. where they took part in PHA’s 2015 Building a Healthier Future Summit. In joining the effort, LLTC will implement (more)SBC and TMCC Receive Funds for Workforce Programs
Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations and Energy Committees, announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded nearly $10 million to support job-driven energy and related industry training programs at four North Dakota colleges. Two tribal colleges made the list, including Sitting Bull College (SBC) in Fort (more)
By Bradley Shreve
By searching globally and acting in unison, Indigenous peoples can achieve impossible things.
By Richard Littlebear
International learning experiences can be immensely rewarding for tribal college students.
The field of world Indigenous higher education remains in a relatively nascent state. Little research has been conducted on the movement and its current development. This is not surprising considering that the World Indigenous Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) was founded in 2002. Despite this paucity of research, there are some valuable resources for those interested (more)26-2 Winter 2014 “Workforce Development” Resource Guide
This resource guide compiles a selection of articles, reports, and websites related to American Indian workforce development. All of the entries here are available online and include hyperlinks.26-1 Fall 2014 “Celebrating 25 Years” Resource Guide
In 1989, the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) collaborated with Paul Boyer to establish a journal that would allow tribal colleges and universities to share information with each other and with other organizations and institutions. Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education (TCJ) was the end product. Over the past 25 years, the (more)