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.
Longtime Red Crow Community College language instructor Louis Soop binds culture, language together.
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.
Incoming AIHEC Student Congress President Alli Moran has her focus on breaking down barriers and strengthening connections.
Outgoing AIHEC Student Congress President Burdette Birdinground talks about learning to be a leader and what lies ahead for him.
Excerpts from an interview with Little Big Horn College President David Yarlott on ethical leadership.
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.
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.
A great-grandmother embodies the purest purpose of education – learning for the sake of learning – a pursuit she began at age 66.
The path Joy Farley took to become museum registrar at IAIA’s Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, NM, included challenging internships and many travel experiences.