Advice for Educators

Haskell Librarian Tackled Challenges with Creativity

Feb 15th, 2010 | By | No Comments »
By Pamela Tambornino

Library director tapped many resources to update materials and create an inviting, accessible place for Haskell students.

Medaling in Education: Elder of the Year Teaches TCU Students to Walk on Both Sides

Feb 15th, 2010 | By | No Comments »
By Luella N. Brien

Joseph Medicine Crow inspires students with his groundbreaking achievements and service as a Little Big Horn College adjunct instructor and lifelong educator.

Why NDNs Write

Nov 15th, 2009 | By | No Comments »
By Mary Henson

These Native authors write to set the record straight, to change the images that have stereotyped Indians for centuries.

Art Institute Nurtures New Generation of Leaders

May 15th, 2009 | By | No Comments »
By Ann Filemyr, Ph.D.

Last year at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), President Robert Martin (Cherokee) led the faculty, staff, students, alumni, board members, and donors though a strategic planning process that resulted in a number of important new directions.

‘We Are All Composed Of Stardust’: Haskell experiment empowers learning

Feb 15th, 2009 | By | No Comments »
By Lorene Williams

During the spring semester of 2008 four Haskell Indian Nations University faculty members linked their curriculums
to facilitate an integrated initiative. They decided that Haskell – a university serving diverse American Indian and Alaskan
Native tribes – was the ideal place for holistic learning.

Understanding of Sovereignty and Identity Improved by Learning with Cases

Nov 15th, 2008 | By | No Comments »
By Barbara Leigh Smith

Case study teaching method deepened student understanding and developed skills in problem solving, working in teams, and dealing with issues that do not have easy answers. Case development also fostered good communication between tribal leaders and faculty and provided an avenue to develop curriculum addressing important community issues.

From Turtle Mountains to the Badlands: Learning to Teach Native Ways of Knowing

May 15th, 2008 | By | No Comments »
By Tibi Marin and Carmelita Lamb

Native Ways of Knowing training program gives pre-service teachers new perspective on integrating Native and Western science into a high school curriculum.

Tribal History Connects Spirit and Place

Nov 15th, 2007 | By | No Comments »
By Matt Herman

Outsiders’ ignorance of tribal histories testifies to the ongoing suppression of Native perspectives and the systematic invalidation of Indigenous knowledge.

Arts Education Provides Crucial Balance: Finding joy in creation and imagination

May 15th, 2007 | By | No Comments »
By Dr. Denise Low-Weso

Kansas Poet Laureate Dr. Denise Low-Weso ready to advocate for poetry and the arts statewide.

Greek Statues and Vizenor Coexist In Humanities Course for Natives

Feb 15th, 2007 | By | No Comments »
By Lynne Crow

Spokan Tribal College adjunct faculty member reworks Introduction to Humanities course giving it much-needed expansion beyond Western European bias.