25-4: “Nation Building” Table of Contents

SUMMER 2014 NATION BUILDING

Features

Soil and Oil, Trees and Seas: Building Nations through Natural Resources
By Helen Hu
As Native nations increasingly exert sovereignty over the resources on their lands, TCUs are preparing a new generation to work and interact wisely with tribes’ natural wealth. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Guar Near and Far: How One Crop Could Profit Lakota Country
By Subodh K. Singh
A Sinte Gleska University professor is exploring the feasibility of cultivating guar, one of the most expensive crops in the world, as a means to bring economic development to the Rosebud reservation and beyond. TCJ PAID CONTENT

The 33rd AIHEC Student Conference
March 16-18, 2014, Billings, Montana
Tribal college students, staff, faculty, and administrators met on the high Northern Plains for friendly competition and camaraderie. Highlights from the 33rd conference.

Aazzhoogan: Red Lake Nation’s Bridge to the Future
By Dan King and Eugene McArthur
The Red Lake Band of Chippewa are investing in education and future generations with a new $11 million tribal college campus. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Departments

Dear Readers: Verbal Prowess on Display at Poetry Slam
By Rachael Marchbanks

Editor’s Essay: Many Nations, One Movement
By Bradley Shreve

Profile: Sherry Red Owl
By Cheryl Crazy Bull TCJ PAID CONTENT

Talking Circle: Finding the Artist Within: Student Projects in the Humanities
By Eric Jurgens TCJ PAID CONTENT

Letters

On Campus: Tribal College News

Media Reviews By Diane Dittemore, Lori Lambert, Richard E. Littlebear, Amanda Mignonne Smith, and Ryan Winn

Voices: A Tribal Higher Education Commission for the 21st Century
By Paul Willeto TCJ PAID CONTENT

ON THE COVER: Sinte Gleska University’s new Lakota Studies Tipi. Photo by Jim Cortez

Web Exclusive

Mni Wakan Heciya Ihduhapi Unspewicakiya: Teaching Sovereignty at Spirit Lake
By Vernon Lambert and John Peacock

Vertically Integrated: Community Based Research Projects at Southwestern Polytechnic Institute
By Nader Vadiee

Current Reflections: The Fine Line: Negotiating Natural Resource Development and Environmental Protection at TCUs
By James Shanley

Resource Guide
By Bradley Shreve