1-1 Summer 1989 “From the past, the future” Table of ContentsMay 15th, 1989 | By tcj | Category: 1-1: From the Past, the Future, Archives
Higher Education and Native American Society
Tribal colleges are part of a movement that promotes Indian self-determination, cultural awareness, and economic opportunity.
By Paul Boyer
Fuel for the Fire
Without a tax base, Indian colleges rely on federal funds and, occasionally, the kindness of strangers to pay the bills. However, the supply is never certain.
By Paul Boyer
Planning for the Future
The development of the American Indian College Fund is described by development officer Tod Bedrosian.
Commitment to Community: An introduction to this journal
By Lionel Bordeaux
Research: The Idea of an Indian College or University in Twentieth Century America Before the Formation of the Navaj’o Community College in 1968
The vision of Indian-controlled colleges did not begin with the founding of Navajo Community College. Historian Steven Crum traces the roots of Indian higher education to the early years of the twentieth century.
Innovation: Sweat Equity in Academe
Meeting basic needs with limited resources is a difficult task for tribal colleges. Salish Kootenai College President Joseph McDonald tells how his college constructed a campus and offered students hands-on experience at the same time.
ON THE COVER: Maidu artist Harry Fonseca draws inspiration for much of his work from early petroglyphs completed by ancestors of today’s California Indians. Also well known for his Coyote paintings, Fonseca’s work has been displayed and reviewed nationwide. A Washington Post reviewer wrote that “His viewpoint is mature and secure, his style skillful and irresistible.”
Fonseca’s work is frequently based on traditional images and stories that are then placed in the context of the contemporary world.