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Morales, Manuel; Friskics, Scott – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2019
By all appearances, Montana's Fort Belknap fits the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) definition of a food desert perfectly. There are no supermarkets on the 1,000-square-mile reservation. Most residents of this Indian reservation, especially those living on the southern end of the reservation, must drive long distances to buy…
Descriptors: Gardening, American Indians, Sustainability, Life Style
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Casey, Hallie – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2019
The Navajo Technical University (NTU) Land grant Program has been building community focused horticultural extension for the past five years. The long-term goals are to develop an extension program that will serve as a hub of Navajo and Native-specific agricultural information and conversation, build individual and community capacity, support…
Descriptors: Navajo (Nation), American Indian Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Higher Education
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Tyner, Mekko; Azbell, Lacey; Coon, Bobbie; Moore, Mackie; Pembrook, Trent; Randall, Monte – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2019
Agriculture is a significant part of the culture and heritage of indigenous people. This is especially true for Mvskoke people. Today, the issue of sustainable food sovereignty embodies the roots of the College of the Muscogee Nation's (CMN's) mission and goals as a tribal college and land grant institution. The college utilizes a community garden…
Descriptors: Gardening, Community Programs, Tribes, American Indian Education
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Runnels, Chay; Abbott, Judy; Laird, Shelby Gull; Causin, Gina; Stephens-Williams, Pat; Coble, Theresa; Ross, Sara – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
The Indigenous voice may be muted or lost at complex and controversial cultural heritage sites, but barriers to interpreting these sites can be bridged through collaboration and co-creation. This process necessitates a long-term investment by both the sites and stakeholders. Lessons learned from this experience can serve as a framework for…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Cultural Background, Museums, Cultural Pluralism
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Buckland, Hannah – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
With support from Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in Cass Lake, Minnesota, solar energy infrastructure--as well as specialized training and well-paying jobs--are coming to the Leech Lake Nation. Rather than power LLTC's facilities, a 40- kilowatt solar garden installed on the college's campus during the 2017 fall semester, along with four similar…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, Energy Conservation, Conservation (Environment), Sustainability
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Antoine, Jurgita – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
From the beginning, preservation and continuity of tribal histories and cultures have been at the center of the strategic vision for tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) (Bordeaux, 1989). TCUs have developed the infrastructure and networks to support the revitalization, preservation, and teaching of Indigenous languages and cultures. But while…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, Higher Education, American Indian Culture, Cultural Maintenance
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Ahmed Al-Asfour – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
Perhaps the most challenging issue facing many Native nations is employment--or rather, the lack of employment opportunity--on or near the reservation. How to best foster economic development for Native American communities has long been discussed at the local, state, and federal levels. Agencies such as the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) have…
Descriptors: Tribes, American Indians, Economic Development, Labor Force Development
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White, Emily R.; Crawford, Anna M. – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
In the fall of 2016, through research funding from the Northwest Area Foundation, the College Fund began exploring the landscape of workforce education with tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Washington. Key stakeholders were identified who have knowledge and experience with workforce…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Labor Force Development, Reservation American Indians, Tribally Controlled Education
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Talahongva, Patty – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
Each day when the sun rises at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) professors reach back to the traditional teachings of their elders to prepare lessons for the students of today. It is the connection to Native cultures, attitudes, and philosophy that is what sets TCUs apart from mainstream colleges and universities. For most, teaching…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, American Indian Education, Tribally Controlled Education, College Students
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West, Jonathan; Vadiee, Nader; Sutherland, Emery; Kaye, Bradley; Baker, Kyle – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
There is no question that Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) education is critical to the future of our students and workforce. As technology advances, computer programming skills are becoming a necessity in almost all fields. However, teaching programming and other advanced technologies is very difficult, especially in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Robotics, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Peacock, John – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
When Vernon Lambert and Lorraine Greybear graduated from the Fort Totten, North Dakota, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) community school in 1957 and 1959, respectively, Dakota language and culture were not even taught. Lambert's mother had stopped speaking Dakota to him at home so he wouldn't have to learn English the hard way at school as she had.…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Indigenous Knowledge, American Indian Languages, Tribally Controlled Education
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Price, Michael Waasegiizhig – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
Ceremony can create and maintain wellbeing. Native ceremonies are powerful ways of tapping into the human condition and repairing relationships with one's families, community, fellow human beings, and within one self. Ceremonies bring about awareness of dependency, and can nurture respectful behavior for the water, the earth, and all plant and…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Tribes, Ceremonies, Cultural Awareness
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Crazy Bull, Cheryl; Lindquist, Cynthia – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
The lives of tribal people emerge from the stories of creation and teachings about how to be in relationships. For tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) the essence of who they are can be seen in how tribal institutions were created and in how they deliver their missions every day. Over decades of interaction with American education systems,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Indigenous Knowledge, Tribally Controlled Education, Higher Education
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Littlebear, Richard – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2018
In September 1975, the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council chartered the Northern Cheyenne Indian Action Program, Inc., the organization that became Dull Knife Memorial College. It was funded by the Indian Technical Assistance Center of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and directed by six appointed Northern Cheyenne representatives. Dull Knife Memorial…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, American Indian Education, American Indian Culture, Religious Factors
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Allery, V. P. – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
History at its best helps the present make sense of the past. History at its best tells the nation's story through the voices of all the people. These voices enlighten and provide wise counsel for the present, creating healthy and creative communities. History at its worst not only ignores the different voices, but eliminates them altogether. The…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, American Indian History, History Instruction
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