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)
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.
The lack of lay advocates and attorneys representing Native defendants creates tremendous problems for tribal members who find themselves in civil or criminal court.
The College of Menominee Nation has found an alternative accreditation model that is more compatible with traditional governance structures.
International learning experiences can be immensely rewarding for tribal college students.
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.
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.
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.
Oglala Lakota College president Thomas Shortbull (Lakota) reflects on the suppression of voting rights in Indian Country.
College of Menominee Nation professor Ryan Winn writes on the importance of taking a stand against persistent misconceptions and stereotypes.