An attorney, TCU president, former tribal chairman, and rancher, Ron His Horse Is Thunder discusses how his legal training opened up doors for him and his tribe.
Situated on the North Slope in the community of Barrow, Ilisagvik College celebrates 20 years of higher education by remembering the past and looking forward to the future.
In this second installment of a four-part series, TCJ explores the First Nations colleges in the Northern Rockies. Old Sun College and Blue Quills First Nations College in the Province of Alberta are highlighted.
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.
This month, six tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) received competitive grants totaling $160,000 through the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC’s) longstanding Tribal ecoAmbassador partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Tribal ecoAmbassador program empowers tribal communities to identify and address their own unique environmental needs while building the capacity of tribal colleges (more)Teach For America Seeks Native Educators
Teach For America (TFA) is continuing its campaign to recruit recent teacher education graduates from tribal colleges and universities. The organization’s Native Alliance Initiative is celebrating five years of working in partnership with tribal communities in an effort to provide effective teachers, advance student achievement, and increase opportunities through culturally responsive teaching. TFA is a (more)Help Tribal College Journal Honor Native American Warriors on Veteran’s Day and Beyond
The Tribal College Journal is seeking American Indians currently serving in the Armed Forces who want to continue their ties with their culture and with education while away from home. Tribal College Journal is a quarterly magazine published by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, an organization of 37 tribal colleges and universities in the (more)
Tribal colleges and universities in North and South Dakota will receive approximately $7 million from a multi-million dollar settlement between Indian nations of the Northern Plains and the federal government.
College Scorecard May Give Misleading Information on Tribal Colleges
The scorecard is the result of President Barack Obama’s effort, announced in 2013, to rate U.S. colleges and universities as “high performing,” “low performing” or “in the middle” so students and families could figure out whether they would be getting their money’s worth in an endeavor that often represents a significant investment of the family’s resources.
The lack of lay advocates and attorneys representing Native defendants creates tremendous problems for tribal members who find themselves in civil or criminal court.(more)
By W.L. Shelley
A compilation of published and online resources for researchers interested in issues and topics on American Indian law.
By Cullen Joe Holland, revised and edited by James P. Pate
Cherokee Heritage Press (2012)
Review by Herman A. Peterson
Kevin Red Star: Crow Indian Artist
By Daniel Gibson and Kitty Leaken
Gibbs Smith (2014)
Review by Margaret A. MacKichan
An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States
By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Beacon Press (2014)
Review by Jennifer Denetdale