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Tribal college students, staff, faculty, and administrators gathered March 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the annual AIHEC Student Conference.
The Inquisitive Academic
As an educator preparing students to work and thrive within a multi-racial, ethnic, and cultural world, it frustrates me to hear the nonchalant way in which groups of people are being reduced and dismissed by some of our presidential hopefuls.
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Tribal college students travelled to Las Palmas, Brazil to compete and forge friendships with Indigenous peoples from around the globe. In this TCJ special, web-exclusive slideshow, experience the spectacle and get an inside look at this ground-breaking event.
Longtime educator and tribal college leader, Linda Sue Warner, discusses some of the challenges that teacher ed students face - and how they can overcome them.
In this third installment of a four-part series, TCJ explores First Nations colleges in the Canadian Great Plains. Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology and Yellowquill College in Manitoba are highlighted.
One of the original six tribal colleges, Turtle Mountain Community College has built a rigorous, community-centered teacher education department that continues to expand and offer new degree programs.
Forging a supportive learning environment is a key issue for tribal college educators. It's important for instructors to treat each student as an individual in order to build a multicultural classroom that enhances student learning.
Media critiquing isn't a spectator sport. And when reviewing a book, film, or work of art, we must remember that our strength comes not from the size of our font, but from our ability to be objective in our conclusions.
United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) will offer four new programs in the fall of 2016, including one new bachelor’s degree program in environmental science and research. The Higher Learning Commission has approved the program. The four-year program will be taught at the college’s new Science and Technology Center. The college began conferring bachelor’s degrees in (more)Diné College to Offer Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
When Diné College instructor Paul Willeto was hired in 1981, he inherited a modest one-room fine arts program. After 35 years of teaching, and three intense years of program development, the college’s board of regents gave Willeto and the fine arts faculty the green light to submit a four-year fine arts baccalaureate degree program to (more)United Tribes Technical College to Be Recognized as “Tree Campus USA”
United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) will receive the designation as a “Tree Campus USA” from the Arbor Day Foundation. UTTC, along with Blackfeet Community College in Browning, Montana, are the first tribal colleges in the nation to meet the standards for two and four-year accredited colleges and universities to develop and promote healthy trees (more)American Indian College Fund Honors Tribal College Students and David Yarlott of Little Big Horn College
The American Indian College Fund honored scholarship recipients at its 2015-2016 student of the year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship. The program also honors a faculty or staff member at a tribal college (more)TCJ Student Writing Contest Winners Announced
Tribal College Journal has announced the winners of its 2016 TCJ Student creative writing contest. This year, the contest brought in scores of entries from tribal college and university (TCU) students from around Indian Country. Acclaimed author and poet Joan Naviyuk Kane (Inupiaq) served as guest editor of TCJ Student, selecting the top entries in (more)
The board of directors at Salish Kootenai College announced the appointment of Dr. Sandra Boham as president. Boham previously served as the vice president of academic affairs for the college in Pablo. She replaces Robert DePoe III, who passed away in December after battling a terminal illness.
Education Leaders Promote Tribal Colleges
TCU leaders spoke about Obama’s plan and other ways to promote tribal colleges alongside panelists at the United Tribes Technical College Tribal Leaders Summit.
Bemidji Pioneer Recognizes Leech Lake Tribal College
The Bemidji Pioneer applauds Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe for naming its new tribal college library in honor of Larry P. Aitken, a man who helped establish the college 25 years ago.
Blackfeet Community College: Accomplishments and Challenges
In October of 1974, the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council chartered the Blackfeet Community College by executive action to “provide post-secondary and higher educational services” to the residents of the Blackfeet Nation and surrounding communities. The impetus for this action grew from early tribal efforts to provide an educational opportunity to its residents in a physically, (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.(more)
27-3 Spring 2016 Teacher Education Resource Guide
By Carmelita Lamb
An annotated bibliography of sources in the field of teacher education.
By W.L. Shelley
A compilation of published and online resources for researchers interested in issues and topics on American Indian law.
By Gregory A. Cajete
Living Justice Press (2015)
Linda Sue Warner, Ph.D.
Edited by Rebecca Tillett
University of Arizona Press (2014)
Review by James Thomas Stevens
By Robert M. Laughlin
University of New Mexico Press (2014)
Review by Silvia Soto
By Christine Dupres
University of Washington Press (2014)
Review by Charles Cambridge