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.
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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)RCCC Partners with Peruvians to Build Greenhouses
Building greenhouses to grow vegetables was the mission behind a joint international program between Red Crow Community College (RCCC) in Alberta, Canada and the country of Peru. The project, entitled “Food Security for Schools and their Communities,” brought Indigenous peoples from North and South America together to work towards a common goal. “It was a (more)KBOCC Offers New Business Administration Program
The Higher Learning Commission has approved Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s (KBOCC’s) new Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration program. Students at the tribal college will be able to declare the new major during the spring 2015 semester. “One thing that the majority of people requested was for business classes to be offered again,” (more)Global Indigenous Connections Enrich the CMN Experience
“We never know when another delegation from abroad will find its way to us in Wisconsin,” says College of Menominee Nation (CMN) president Verna Fowler. “In the same way, international travel opportunities continue to surface with great regularity for our faculty and students.” Both visitors and invitations to travel are gladly received at CMN’s Keshena (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)