19-3 Spring 2008 “Beyond Our Names: Uncovering Identity” Table of ContentsFeb 15th, 2008 | By tcj | Category: 19-3: Beyond Our Names: Uncovering Identity, Archives
What’s in a Name? Tribal colleges cultivate students’ cultural identity
By Joye Braun (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe)
The presidents and students from Blackfeet Community College and Chief Dull Knife College discuss the origin of their college names and how their communities are served.
End of WHAT Trail? Intertribal colleges support thriving cultures
By Paul Boyer
Providing culturally based education is a creative challenge at IAIA which serves students from over 75 tribes – each with its own history, traditions, values, and language.
Language of the People Forever: Bay Mills spins thread tying Ojibwa communities together
By Brenda Austin (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians)
The Ojibwe language program at Bay Mills Community College helps unite all Anishinaabe as one people sharing a common culture.
Dear Readers: “Welcome New AIHEC Member Colleges”
By Gerald E. Gipp
Editor’s Essay: “Our Names, Our Selves”
By Tina Deschenie
Profiles: Karl Duncan, Elijah Hopkins
By Tina Deschenie (Diné/Hopi)
Voices: “Racism in North Dakota: Mascots Matter”
By David M. Gipp
By Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, (Comanche/Kiowa)
ON THE COVER: Walt Pourier, the cover illustrator, says, “Even before their birth, we parents establish an identity for our children. We know who our ancestors are. We know the language our children should speak. We give them a name. We help them become who they are. It’s as if we paint their identity.” Photo illustration by Nakota Designs, Inc.