Voices

Ve’stahe’m Among the Northern Cheyenne

Aug 21st, 2016 | | No Comments »
By Gail Small

By Gail Small
To be tribal is to be a volunteer.

Students and Leaders: New Conference Aims for Campus and Community Leadership

May 1st, 2016 | | No Comments »
By Robin Máxkii

In response to the increasingly active roles our student peers are seeking in tribal advocacy, and because of the importance of community change coming from within, we in the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Student Congress are piloting a new leadership conference to encourage these emerging leaders. The idea for this initiative first materialized (more)

Working with Tribal Colleges to Strengthen the Native Teaching Workforce

Feb 21st, 2016 | | No Comments »
By Robert Cook

There’s a teacher shortage in Indian Country, but Teach For America offers a venue for Native educators to give back to their tribal communities. TCJ PAID CONTENT

A Human Rights Crisis in Indian Country

Nov 8th, 2015 | | No Comments »
By Chris Vigil

The lack of lay advocates and attorneys representing Native defendants creates tremendous problems for tribal members who find themselves in civil or criminal court. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Tribal Colleges: The Original Extreme Makeover Experts

May 2nd, 2015 | | No Comments »
By Donna Powless

The College of Menominee Nation has found an alternative accreditation model that is more compatible with traditional governance structures.TCJ PAID CONTENT

Hene’enovohostotse (Learning)

Feb 19th, 2015 | | No Comments »
By Richard Littlebear, Ed.D.

International learning experiences can be immensely rewarding for tribal college students. TCJ PAID CONTENT

“Being a Fed”

Nov 9th, 2014 | | No Comments »
By John Gritts

John Gritts reflects on the importance of community among the tribal colleges and reflects on his years of experience working for the U.S. Department of Education. TCJ PAID CONTENT

A Tribal Higher Education Commission for the 21st Century

May 1st, 2014 | | No Comments »
By Paul Willeto

I begin by asking: are the idealism and values of the Red Power movement as relevant today as they were in the late 1960s and 1970s? The answer is yes. TCJ PAID CONTENT

We Are What We Eat: The AIHEC Student Congress and Food Sovereignty

Feb 6th, 2014 | | No Comments »
By Jamelyn Ebelacker

Every year, the newly elected officers of the AIHEC Student Congress (ASC) develop and adopt initiatives to focus their efforts throughout their term. The current ASC has decided to uphold this tradition by tackling an issue that directly affects every Native community and campus nationwide and abroad—food sovereignty. TCJ PAID CONTENT

The Suppression of Voting Rights in Indian Country

Oct 31st, 2013 | | No Comments »
By Thomas Shortbull

Oglala Lakota College president Thomas Shortbull (Lakota) reflects on the suppression of voting rights in Indian Country. TCJ PAID CONTENT