The American Indian College Fund’s Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz is the 2016 recipient of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni Council Award for outstanding contribution. “This award is a beautiful honor, and it is entirely unexpected,” Yazzie-Mintz says. “This powerful recognition is not just for me, but celebrates collective work over time: my work with Native (more)
Tamara Montano, a student at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC), has been named the 2016 recipient of the Community Memorial Hospital Scholarship. Montano, a Cloquet resident originally from Red Cliff, Wisconsin, and a graduate of Bayfield High School, is completing the Practical Nursing Diploma Program during her first year in the college’s (more)
The Impact of an Educational Intervention on American Indian Students’ Interest in the Health ProfessionsMay 11th, 2016 | tcj | No Comments »
Introduction American Indian populations experience decreased health outcomes and a disproportionate disease burden when compared with other ethnic populations in the United States. Additionally, they have higher mortality rates for a number of health conditions, including chronic liver disease and cirrhosis (368% higher), diabetes mellitus (178% higher), unintentional injuries (138% higher), and intentional self-harm and (more)
Salish Kootenai College’s founding president discusses the importance of nursing programs and why tribal colleges should train healthcare providers for their home communities.
By Todd Fuller
Mongrel Empire Press (2015)
Review by Brian Daffron
The Umatilla Dictionary: A Project of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Noel RudeApr 25th, 2016 | Jule Gómez de García | No Comments »
By Noel Rude
University of Washington Press (2014)
Review by Jule Gómez de García
In this final installment of a four-part series, TCJ explores First Nations colleges in the Province of Ontario.
Tribal college students, staff, faculty, and administrators gathered March 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the annual AIHEC Student Conference. Below are some photo highlights.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) has published the fourth edition of its literary anthology, The Thunderbird Review. The 97-page book features writing and art submitted by FDLTCC students and residents of northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin communities. The journal received over 100 submissions this year to consider for inclusion, and the editorial (more)
The influence of Lloyd Kiva New (Cherokee), the Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA’s) first artistic director, will be highlighted in the exhibition, Finding a Contemporary Voice: The Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA. The showcase will also include work from IAIA faculty and alumni from the 1960s to the present. New (1916-2002) was (more)