18-1 Fall 2006 “The Winding Road to Student Success” Table of Contents

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18-1 THE WINDING ROAD TO STUDENT SUCCESS

Features

Empowering Students for Success: Colleges share best practices for keeping students on track
By Juan A. Avila Hernandez
Tribal colleges have always helped students overcome obstacles. Now their techniques for retention are becoming even more sophisticated.TCJ PAID CONTENT

TCJ Student Edition 2006
Chris Eyre finds it a blessing to introduce 13 student writers and to share in their eclectic, indigenously-diverse, and unique humanity. Eyre says that native writers maintain cultural continuity by educating others and providing a collective pulse through their self-expression.

Departments

Dear Readers: New Editor Takes the Reins at TCJ
By Gerald E. Gipp, Ph.D.

Editor’s Essays: ‘Story Catcher’ Remembers Walking Amongst Giants
By Marjane Ambler

Greetings from New Editor
By Tina Deschenie

Profile: Carolyn Burgess Savage
By Barbara Johnson WilliamsTCJ PAID CONTENT

Tribal College News

Media Reviews
By Michael Thompson, Victoria Beatty, James Thull, Sherrole Benton, Michael Simpson, Dr. Richard Littlebear, and Philippina Halstead

On the Cover: Lack of transportation is often an obstacle to student retention. Pictured hitchhiking is Ross Cunningham, Pomo Native from Northern California. Photographer Richard Bluecloud Castaneda is a fine arts graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts (Santa Fe, NM) who lives in San Francisco and attends the San Francisco Academy of Art University. As a freelance photographer, he works mostly with Native artists, poets, and actors. He also teaches basic photography to Native youth ages 8-18 and promotes tribal colleges in the process. To contact him, write to Richard Bluecloud Castaneda, 11 Nebraska Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, call (415) 412-1844, or email pimabrave@msn.com.

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