The Inquisitive Academic
The movement to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill is gaining steam - and Wilma Mankiller is one of the top contenders. By voting for the late Cherokee leader, we can replace the man responsible for the Trail of Tears with one of that tragedy's descendants.
The traditional homelands of many American Indians span the borders of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Increased border security has impacted tribes such as the Tohono O'odham Nation, hampering tribal members' ability to visit relatives, attend school, and access sacred sites.
The tribal college veteran and AIHEC founder discusses the importance of international Indigenous solidarity in higher education.
Deep within Canada's Okanagan Valley sits a very special Indigenous institution where culture, language, and community are paramount. Dogrib author Richard Van Camp reflects on the center's importance and influence.
Good writing requires careful, persistent revision. Here are six tips to guide you through the revision process.
Pacific Island colleges are similar in structure and have many of the same issues as tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in the United States. Institutions in Guam, Saipan, and American Samoa, for example, seek to develop, expand, and upgrade their environmental technology education programs. Such Pacific Rim colleges grapple with offering services to the primarily (more)LLTC Joins Partnership for a Healthier America
Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in Cass Lake, Minnesota has joined an array of nine institutions, organizations, and companies in Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) fight against childhood obesity. LLTC officials travelled to Washington, D.C. where they took part in PHA’s 2015 Building a Healthier Future Summit. In joining the effort, LLTC will implement (more)CMN’s Solar Energy Research Gets Boost from New NSF Grant
The College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN) applied research projects on solar energy are expanding with a new $197,128 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Human Resource Development. The award is making it possible for CMN to introduce renewable energy concepts to children from high-risk primary schools in the neighboring city of Green Bay (more)Children at ANC and in Namibia Exchange Letters
For the past couple of years the children in Aaniiih Nakoda College’s (ANC’s) language immersion school have been writing to students at the Clever Cubs School in Namibia, Africa. This cultural exchange is the brainchild of Dr. Lynette Chandler, director of the immersion school, and Dr. Liz McClain, a science instructor who has lived and (more)
By Bradley Shreve
By searching globally and acting in unison, Indigenous peoples can achieve impossible things.
By Richard Littlebear
International learning experiences can be immensely rewarding for tribal college students.
The field of world Indigenous higher education remains in a relatively nascent state. Little research has been conducted on the movement and its current development. This is not surprising considering that the World Indigenous Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) was founded in 2002. Despite this paucity of research, there are some valuable resources for those interested (more)26-2 Winter 2014 “Workforce Development” Resource Guide
This resource guide compiles a selection of articles, reports, and websites related to American Indian workforce development. All of the entries here are available online and include hyperlinks.26-1 Fall 2014 “Celebrating 25 Years” Resource Guide
In 1989, the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) collaborated with Paul Boyer to establish a journal that would allow tribal colleges and universities to share information with each other and with other organizations and institutions. Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education (TCJ) was the end product. Over the past 25 years, the (more)