From Gangland to AIHEC Champion Archer: The Odyssey of Richard Martinez

Feb 21st, 2016 | | No Comments »
By Rebecca Bishop-Goss

The power of tribal colleges is that they are open, accessible institutions that offer a second chance to everyone— even those from some of the darkest corners of America. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Connection and Commitment: The Career of Carrie Billy

Nov 8th, 2015 | | No Comments »
By Richard Peterson

A trained attorney, the president of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium has made it her life work to advocate on behalf of all Native peoples. The state of the tribal college movement today underscores her efficacy. TCJ PAID CONTENT

“From the Story Book”: Haven Gourneau

May 2nd, 2015 | | No Comments »
By Richard Peterson

From student to leader, Fort Peck Community College president Haven Gourneau embodies what the TCU movement is all about. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Makwa, Trevor Moeke: A Maori Leader on the World Stage

Feb 19th, 2015 | | No Comments »
By Tom Davis

A Maori leader on the world stage, Trevor Moeke brings optimism and energy to global Indigenous higher education. TCJ PAID CONTENT

A Student for Life: Kevin Red Star

Nov 9th, 2014 | | No Comments »
By Daniel Gibson

A graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts, Kevin Red Star has helped shape modern Native art. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Sherry Red Owl, Stands at Dawn Woman

May 1st, 2014 | | No Comments »
By Cheryl Crazy Bull

Anpo Inajin Win—Stands at Dawn Woman—is a fitting name for Sherry Red Owl. She greets each day as a new opportunity and has spent her life working at new things. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Miranda Haskie: Preserving Living History at Diné College

Feb 6th, 2014 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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