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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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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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Sorensen, Barbara Ellen – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
American Indian Higher Education (AIHEC) Student Congress president Chris Sindone (Pawnee of Oklahoma) was headed down a rough road, until Haskell Indian Nations University helped turn his life around. This profile describes Sindone's path to Haskell, highlights his successes and influences, as well as his plans for the future.
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Higher Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Profiles
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Crazy Bull, Cheryl – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
Tribal colleges seek to approach education from the perspective of American Indian people and create an educational experience that promotes tribal sovereignty and self-determination. Indigenous studies--its mission, teaching strategies, curricular focus, research, and academic and community engagement--makes it possible for tribal colleges to…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, Higher Education, Access to Education, American Indian Education
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Blue, Stacie – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
Leaving the plains of North Dakota and entering the hills known as the Turtle Mountains, the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (TMBCI) reservation is found. Located on the TMBCI reservation, Turtle mountain Community College (TMCC) has provided opportunities for all interested parties to learn about fracking and why the tribe banned it.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Conservation (Environment), Water, Reservation American Indians
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Treat, James – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
The Indian-Pioneer History Project began in the spring of 1937, when scores of young field workers set out to interview elderly Oklahomans who could recall life during territorial days. Funded by the federal government's Works Progress Administration and sponsored by the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) in cooperation with the University of…
Descriptors: Oral History, Poetry, American Indian History, American Indian Culture
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Brower, Pearl Kiyawn – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
Ilisagvik College's "tikisaksraq," or vision, is as follows: "Ikayuutauluta Nunaaqqiñun Suannaktaaglugit IIisagnikunlu Suragallasiñikunlu"--to help build strong communities through education and training. The "sivuniq", or mission, is to provide quality post-secondary academic, vocational, and technical education in a…
Descriptors: College Role, Tribally Controlled Education, American Indian History, Partnerships in Education
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Bosma, Linda M.; Hanson, Matt – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) officially implemented its commercial tobacco-free campus policy at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, prohibiting commercial tobacco use anywhere on campus while supporting and encouraging sacred uses of tobacco. LLTC worked on its policy formation for several years; college leaders made the decision to…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Tribally Controlled Education, College Students
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