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Diné College’s First-Year Experience Orientation Meetings a Success

February 26, 2020 - 6:25pm

The sessions are required meet-and-greet opportunities to welcome and introduce first-time freshmen and transfer students to Diné College’s vision, mission, philosophy, values and student code of conduct.

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Officials Say Attainment Gap in Higher Education Is No Longer Acceptable

February 26, 2020 - 6:23pm

Staff from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education met with local tribal college leaders Tuesday to share ideas on how to close post-secondary attainment gaps with Native Americans.

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Diné College Art History Department Receives $230K in Grants

February 25, 2020 - 6:45pm

Intentional Navajo art and design is about much more than making beautiful objects. Paul Willeto, the dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and English at Diné College,

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Do Cattle and Prairie Dogs Mix?

February 25, 2020 - 6:23pm

North Dakota State University, along with Sitting Bull College in North Dakota, came together to study the ecology of rangeland with a long history of prairie dog activity almost 10 years ago.

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A Whirlwind Passed Through Our Country: Lakota Voices of the Ghost Dance

February 21, 2020 - 10:55pm

A Whirlwind Passed through Our CountryRani-Henrik Andersson
University of Oklahoma Press (2018)
432 pages

“The inception of the Ghost Dance religion in 1890 marked a critical moment in Lakota history.

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Tribal Strengths and Native Education: Voices from the Reservation Classroom

February 21, 2020 - 10:54pm

By Terry Huffman
Tribal Strengths and Native EducationUniversity of Massachusetts Press (2018)
180 pages

“In 1889, Sitting Bull addressed the formal, Western-style education of his people.

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Global Indigenous Health: Reconciling the Past, Engaging the Present, Animating the Future

February 21, 2020 - 10:53pm

Global Indigenous HealthEdited by Robert Henry, Amanda LaVallee, Nancy Van Styvendale, and Robert Alexander Innes
University of Arizona Press (2018)
342 pages

“Indigenous peoples globally have a keen understanding of their health and wellness through traditional knowledge systems.

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All My Relatives: Exploring Lakota Ontology, Belief, and Ritual

February 21, 2020 - 10:48pm

All My RelativesBy David C. Posthumus
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
294 pages

“In All My Relatives David C.

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Tribal College Journal to Partner with Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival

February 21, 2020 - 10:39pm

POCAHONTAS REFRAMED FILM FESTIVAL

 Tribal College Journal (TCJ) has announced that it will again partner with the Pocahontas Reframed “Storytellers” Film Festival,

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Carol Davis on Indigenous STEM

February 21, 2020 - 9:59pm

A pathfinder of the tribal college movement, Carol Davis discusses how Indigenous STEM has developed at Turtle Mountain Community College and at TCUs more broadly in this TCJ-exclusive podcast.

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NSF Supports New STEM-Focused Website for Tribal Colleges

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

NSF-funded STEM website

For many years, science was only a small part of the curriculum at most tribal colleges. A few introductory-level classes were all that students could expect.

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UTTC and Elementary School Students Collaborate to Investigate STEM

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

STEM project-based learning is a successful instructional approach to improve students’ mathematical abilities. With support from the Intertribal research and resource Center (IrrC), faculty at United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) began work last spring developing a summer STEM outreach program involving students from Theodore Jamerson Elementary School (TJES) and preservice education students at UTTC.

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SKC Research Center Uses Indigenous Methodologies in STEM

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

Salish Kootenai College students

Salish Kootenai College (SKC) has established the Indigenous research Center (IRC), which seeks to diversify scientific thought and advocates that an Indigenous experience and approach to science is novel and innovative.

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Final Thoughts, Best Wishes, and Thank You

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

Recently, I announced that I will be transitioning out as Tribal College Journal’s publisher to pursue other professional and personal avenues. It was a hard decision to make because I know how much I will miss it.

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Diné College Takes New Approach with Research Program

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

dine college students

The Diné College Summer research Enhancement Program (SREP) includes students and administrators from area universities who participate in a series of presentations on public health and disease prevention.

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Native Voices: Indigenous American Poetry, Craft and Conversation

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

Edited by CMarie Fuhrman and Dean Rader
Tupelo Press (2019)
526 pages
Review by Luri Owen

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Becoming Mary Sully: Toward an American Indian Abstract

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

By Phillip J. Deloria
University of Washington Press (2019)
336 pages
Review by Margaret MacKichan

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