Through a summer public health course at a tribal college, a research team discovered that students gained increased knowledge of various health professions - and a greater interest in pursuing them.
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Tribal college students, staff, faculty, and administrators gathered March 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the annual AIHEC Student Conference.
Salish Kootenai College's founding president discusses the importance of nursing programs and why tribal colleges should train healthcare providers for their home communities.
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In this final installment of a four-part series, TCJ explores First Nations colleges in the Province of Ontario.
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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)New NTU Nursing Director Aims to Stabilize RN Program
Navajo Technical University (NTU) has hired Michelle Kellywood, MSN, RN, as its new nursing director in an effort to redesign the university’s Registered Nursing program and to update its curriculum. With Kellywood on board, NTU will begin accepting new students and plans to relaunch its RN program for the fall 2016 semester. Since she was (more)Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Hosts Beekeeping Workshop
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC), in partnership with the Northeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association, hosted a day-long workshop called “Beekeeping and More!” Session topics included equipment, planting habitat, diseases, pests, mite treatment, general troubleshooting, and getting stung. Several hands-on activities were also part of the program, including learning to make lip balm, fire (more)
1st Tribal Lending, the nation’s leading Section 184 mortgage lender, announced it has committed to funding at least $60,000 in scholarships in 2015 with the American Indian College Fund. The amount will be enough to support scholarships for 16 American Indian students for the 2015-2016 school year.
White House Conference to Discuss Tribal Colleges
Today, the White House will bring together tribal leaders from federally recognized tribes to participate in the 7th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference. Tribal Colleges and Universities, along with American Indian higher education in general, will be among the main topics discussed.
AmeriCorps Grant Boosts Sitting Bull College’s GED Program
The Corporation for National and Community Service provided the program with a grant, called the AmeriCorps Standing Rock GED Project, to provide three tutors each in Fort Yates, McLaughlin, S.D., and Mobridge, S.D. The tutors — called AmeriCorps members — are volunteers, but they get small living allowances and scholarships.
Native Culture, Health, and Education: An Annotated Bibliography Below is a listing and description of key sources in the field of health and wellness in Indian Country. Brave Heart, M. (2003). The Historical Trauma Response among Natives and Its Relationship with Substance Abuse: A Lakota Illustration. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 35(1), 7-13. Brave Heart describes (more)
By Noel Rude
University of Washington Press (2014)
Review by Jule Gómez de García
Edited by Richard G. Lesure
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press (2014)
Review by Michael E. Smith
By Traci Brynne Voyles
University of Minnesota Press (2015)
Review by Doug Brugge
By Lori Lambert
Salish Kootenai College Press (2014)
Review by Wesley Thomas