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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.
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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)ANC “Grows Its Own” with New Nursing Program
Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) on the Fort Belknap reservation is located in north-central Montana, where towns are few and far between, and the distant reservation communities of Browning to the west and Poplar to the east seem light years away. If ANC allied health graduates want to pursue a nursing degree, they must leave their (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)
The American Indian College Fund has received a $25,000 grant from the Grotto Foundation to work to preserve the Lakota language and culture through an early childhood education project at a tribal college.
Arctic educator Heads Ilisagvik Teaching Program
As chair of the Indigenous Early Learning Associate of Arts Degree Program, Brent is focused on both further development of the program and continuing to teach, including instructing a class entitled, “Teaching Children’s Health and Wellness.” Brent made her way from Texas to to Alaska’s only tribal college. Curated from Arctic (more)
New Financial Aid Change Will Allow College Students to Apply Earlier
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.
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 Noel Rude
University of Washington Press (2014)
Review by Jule Gómez de García
By Lori Lambert
Salish Kootenai College Press (2014)
Review by Wesley Thomas
By Traci Brynne Voyles
University of Minnesota Press (2015)
Review by Doug Brugge
By Todd Fuller
Mongrel Empire Press (2015)
Review by Brian Daffron