Profiles

Miranda Haskie: Preserving Living History at Diné College

Feb 6th, 2014 | By | No Comments »
By Bradley Shreve

Dr. Miranda Haskie embarked on a five-year journey, travelling to the farthest corners of Diné Bikéyah—the Navajo homeland—to interview and record for posterity the knowledge, lessons, and wisdom of World War II code talkers and other elders. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Community, Research, and Health: The Work of William Freeman

Oct 31st, 2013 | By | No Comments »
By Barbara Ellen Sorensen

William Freeman is well-known in Indian circles. Though non-Native, he has spent all of his adult life advocating for better healthcare for American Indians. His impact on behavioral health at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) has been broad and remarkably effective. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Louis Soop and Language Restoration at Red Crow Community College

May 15th, 2013 | By | No Comments »
By Mary Weasel Fat

Longtime Red Crow Community College language instructor Louis Soop binds culture, language together. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Staying Connected with Ilisagvik College President Pearl Brower

Feb 25th, 2013 | By | No Comments »

Ilisagvik College President Pearl Brower (Iñupiat) is used to the long, dark, cold winters at the nation’s northernmost tribal college—just north of the Arctic Circle. Brower was born and raised in Barrow on the North Slope of Alaska. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Stepping Up

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | No Comments »

Incoming AIHEC Student Congress President Alli Moran has her focus on breaking down barriers and strengthening connections.TCJ PAID CONTENT

Learning to Lead

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | No Comments »

Outgoing AIHEC Student Congress President Burdette Birdinground talks about learning to be a leader and what lies ahead for him. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Mindful of the Past, Yarlott Leads with an Eye to the Future

May 15th, 2012 | By | No Comments »
By Heidi M. Sherick

Excerpts from an interview with Little Big Horn College President David Yarlott on ethical leadership. TCJ PAID CONTENT

‘Accidental’ president helped forge a movement

Feb 9th, 2012 | By | No Comments »

Growing up on the Fort Peck Reservation in the 1960s, Jim Shanley knew he wanted to go to college, but career options were limited. He majored in education only because his sister was a teacher, and “teaching was just about the only ‘white collar’ profession available to Indians living on the rural Montana reservation,” he says. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Homeratha Learned to ‘Always Take Them Water’

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By | No Comments »
By Trish Reeves and Lorene Williams

Instructor, athletic director, and coach Phil Homeratha credits his grandparents’ influence as paving the way for his success during four decades at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Lucy Barrett: From grandma to graduate to professor

May 13th, 2011 | By | No Comments »
By Dan King

A great-grandmother embodies the purest purpose of education – learning for the sake of learning – a pursuit she began at age 66.