Tribal college students from around Indian Country competed in this year's creative writing, art, and film contest.
The former president of the American Indian College Fund shares his insights on the importance and uniqueness of volunteerism at tribal colleges.
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In this TCJ-exclusive interview, Diné College student Dallas Peterman discusses his 95-mile trek cleaning up the highways of the Navajo Nation.
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Elder Eugene Limpy recalls the selfless efforts of Henry Littlewhiteman in this remarkable oral history.
Poetry is power, and today the absence of confining genre rules means we're living in a time of poetic freedom that's unlike any other.
The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) is working with tribal colleges and universities to establish the Native Climate Resilience Network (NCRN) with funding from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. The project is a multi-community effort designed for tribal college faculty and students to work with community members on how to anticipate and respond (more)Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Finds Bigfoot and Helps Feed the Hungry
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (KBOCC) criminal justice instructor Joe Bouchard has successfully accomplished what a popular television show could not. Avolunteer for a trails group in western Upper Peninsula Michigan, Bouchard has found Bigfoot. The discovery occurred through a Baraga County Trails in Motion-sponsored event called, “Snowshoeing with Sasquatch.” The family event where everyone (more)Volunteer Tax Program at Sinte Gleska University Saves Money for Local Community
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Sinte Gleska University (SGU) helps the Sicangu Lakota people do their taxes for free. SGU has been partnering with the IRS to provide VITA services for over 14 years. The program has potentially saved over $9,900 in filing fees and has brought back over $76,000 in refunds (more)
Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College is partnering with the University of Colorado to create hands-on science kits for students and teachers so that they can explore how the oil boom affects their community.
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.
Leech Lake Tribal College Founder Honored with Library Dedication
Winds of change started blowing 25 years ago when Larry P. Aitken proposed the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe open a tribal college in Cass Lake. Those winds continued to blow across the land Friday as guest speakers hailed the college founder during a naming ceremony for the new Leech Lake Tribal College library.
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 Margaret Ellen Newell
Cornell University Press (2015)
Review by Colin G. Calloway
Edited by Akim D. Reinhardt
University of Nebraska Press (2015)
Review by Patrick Lee
By Andrew Woolford
University of Nebraska Press (2015)
Review by Jon Reyhner
By Hattie Kauffman
Baker Books (2013)
Review by Rachael Marchbanks