14-2 Winter 2002 “American Indian Higher Education Consortium 30th Anniversary” Table of ContentsNov 15th, 2002 | By tcj | Category: 14-2: American Indian Higher Education Consortium 30th Anniversary, Archives
Defying the Odds Tribal Colleges Conquer Skepticism but Still Face Persistent Challenges
By Paul Boyer
Tribal college veteran writer Paul Boyer speaks candidly to some tribal college founders about what their colleges have accomplished and some troubling challenges that remain.
Diné College: Sown in Red Earth, Finished in Beauty
By Grace Anna McNeley (Navajo)
Grace McNeley reveals the Navajo story of the first tribal college’s birth and reflects upon the gifts the college bestows upon her students.
If I Had a Hammer (and Several Million Dollars): the Saga of the AIHEC Cultural Learning Centers
By Anne Edinger and Marjane Ambler
It sounded impossible, but one woman’s dream became a nation-wide effort. Gail Bruce and Anne Edinger remember how 28 cultural centers were built.
Where Will We Be in 30 More Years?
Seven people involved with tribal colleges look ahead to the future of the movement.
Moving Toward the Circle of Prosperity: the Cyber-Journey
By Carrie L. Billy (Navajo)
Tribal colleges are using technology to help break the cycle of hopelessness and joblessness. Their journey is guided by the elders’ wisdom and lit by the children’s eyes.
Natural Intelligence: Recognizing the Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity of Indian People
By Rick Williams (Oglala Lakota)
While tribal colleges are relatively new institutions, the American Indian intellect has influenced us for centuries. The U.S. Constitution, for example.
Faces Behind the Trib al College Movement
TCJ beings a series of tributes to the faces behind the tribal college movement.
Dear Readers: AIHEC Going Strong After 30 Years
By Gerald E. Gipp, Ph.D.
Editor’s Essay: Thirty Years Strong
By Marjane Ambler
Native Wellness: Head Start: Teaching Those Who Teach Our Most Precious
By Dr. Deborah Wetsit (Assiniboine)
Profile: Rosemary Jimboy
By Mary Pierpoint
Voices: Tribute to a Friend
By Ed Simons
By Tom Davis
By Maria Escalante, Marjane Ambler, and Jani Costilla
By Nicole Adams (Colville Confederated Tribes)