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Exploring the Food Environment on the Spirit Lake Reservation

Nov 9th, 2014 | By | No Comments »
By Swaha Pattanaik, M.P.H.; Abby Gold, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.; Lacey McKay, B.A.S.; Lane Azure, Ph.D.; and Mary Larson, Ph.D., M.P.H., L.R.D.

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this research project was to understand the food environment of the Fort Totten community on the Spirit Lake reservation in east-central North Dakota, as perceived by tribal members and employees at Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC). According to a 2010 report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the food (more)

Creating Pathways to a Better Life

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By Jerry Worley

With the tremendous job growth and economic boom on the Northern Plains, tribal colleges in Montana and North Dakota are initiating new innovative programs to address the region’s workforce necessities.TCJ PAID CONTENT

Training for Tomorrow: Developing a Native Workforce

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By Ahmed Al-Asfour

Although demographics are shifting, American Indians continue to suffer from a grossly disproportionate unemployment rate. By partnering with business and government, tribal colleges can alter such trends through workforce development. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Growing Our Own: A Sustainable Approach to Teacher Education at Turtle Mountain Community College

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By Carmelita Lamb

Through its teacher education program, TMCC is meeting the Anishinaabe of North Dakota’s educational needs, strengthening tribal sovereignty and self-determination, and positively affecting people’s lives. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Best Practices on Creating a Successful Internship Program

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By Mi'Jan Celie Tho-Biaz

When partnering with non-profits, TCUs face challenges that require innovative thinking and program design. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Our Vision Is Reality: Celebrating 25 Years of Tribal College Journal

Aug 14th, 2014 | By | No Comments »
By Lionel Bordeaux

A quarter century after introducing the inaugural issue of TCJ, Sinte Gleska University president and tribal college movement founder Lionel Bordeaux offers words of reflection and inspiration. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Launching Lives of Service: We Honor 25 Outstanding Tribal College Alumni

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By Marjane Ambler

To celebrate our 25th anniversary, longtime editor Marjane Ambler selected 25 alumni from tribal colleges and universities all over North America who have gone on to serve their people and communities.

Educating the Mind and Spirit: The American Indian College Fund Celebrates 25 Years

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By Dina M. Horwedel

Founded the same year as TCJ, the American Indian College Fund has been a vital force in the tribal college movement, offering student scholarships and programmatic support. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Leaning In to the Digital Future: Tribal College Journal Embraces the Next 25 Years

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By Rachael Marchbanks

There has been a paradigm shift in the media industry over the past 25 years, leading to the demise of many publications. TCJ publisher Rachael Marchbanks illuminates how TCJ has adapted and transformed in order to navigate this sea change. TCJ PAID CONTENT

25 Years of Tribal College Journal: An Editorial and Graphic Retrospective, 1989–2014

Aug 13th, 2014 | By | No Comments »
By Bradley Shreve

“An active press cannot, on its own, build stronger societies. But it does have an important role to play. In tribal nations, the growing vitality of Indian-owned media offers reason for hope.”                                                                                                                  —Paul Boyer, 1993 In 1989, just over 20 years since the founding of the first tribally controlled college, Joseph McDonald (Salish-Kootenai), Lionel (more)