Tribal college students from around Indian Country competed in this year's creative writing, art, and film contest.
The former president of the American Indian College Fund shares his insights on the importance and uniqueness of volunteerism at tribal colleges.
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In this TCJ-exclusive interview, Diné College student Dallas Peterman discusses his 95-mile trek cleaning up the highways of the Navajo Nation.
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Elder Eugene Limpy recalls the selfless efforts of Henry Littlewhiteman in this remarkable oral history.
Poetry is power, and today the absence of confining genre rules means we're living in a time of poetic freedom that's unlike any other.
“Volunteering helps our students as far as character and being committed—and they can add it to their resume,” Jennifer Martel says, smiling. As the Sitting Bull College (SBC) visitor center coordinator, Martel frequently facilitates volunteering opportunities in the community for students, especially with elders. Martel, herself a graduate of SBC, has volunteered in community groups (more)Navajo Technical University Students to Take Part in the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire
Students from Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) electrical engineering program will be presenting several of their projects at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire this weekend to showcase their innovative talents after a summer of recognition that included a first place finish at the National Maker Faire’s Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge in Washington, DC. The faire (more)Fort Peck Community College Helps the Homeless
Since Fort Peck Community College (FPCC) was chartered in 1978 it has changed program offerings, locations, and faces. But one thing that has never changed is the college’s commitment to community health, wellness, and success. Staff and faculty at FPCC are embedded in the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, both individually and collectively. The (more)
The Native American Community Academy (NACA) Foundation is receiving a highly competitive $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to launch and maintain five schools in New Mexico Native communities. The grant will help prepare many students who will go on to Dine’ College, Navajo Technical University, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI), and the Institute of American Indian Arts.
Kids, Science And North Dakota’s Oil Boom
For some, the oil boom evokes similar feelings as the dam. That emotional connection to the land here is why a project that encourages the community to take charge of it”s own information, it”s own research, it’s own learning, goes beyond the results of any single science experiment. Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (formerly Fort Berthold Community (more)
Meet Native America: Clarena M. Brockie, Dean of Students at Aaniiih Nakoda College
In the interview series Meet Native America, the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and other interesting and accomplished Native individuals to introduce themselves and say a little about their lives and work. Aaniiih Nakoda College’s Clarena Brockie is featured in this edition.
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 Hattie Kauffman
Baker Books (2013)
Review by Rachael Marchbanks
By Alexis Bunten
University of Nebraska Press (2015)
Review by Medeia Csoba DeHass
By Marie-Paule Robitaille
Baraka Books (2014)
Review by Margaret MacKichan
Edited by Akim D. Reinhardt
University of Nebraska Press (2015)
Review by Patrick Lee