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Americorps Lends Their Labor to Help Rebuild at UTTC

August 12, 2019 - 9:15am

Work is being done to demolish and reconstruct one historical campus treasure, and one group traveled cross-country to make it all happen. The group hacking away at the old education building on UTTC’s campus is Americorps National Civilian Community Corps.

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Graduates Earn 25 Degrees, Certificates from Tohono O’Odham Community College

August 12, 2019 - 9:13am

About 28 percent of the 25 degrees and certificates handed out by Tohono O'Odham Community College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them some ofthe most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Bacone College Secures Third Tribe’s Charter in Its Goal to Gain Status as a Tribal College

August 12, 2019 - 9:08am

Bacone President Ferlin Clark hopes to go before the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s subcommittee on membership and accreditation and then its full board by October with its growing consortium of tribal charters.

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The Fourth World: An Indian Reality

August 11, 2019 - 11:47pm

By George Manuel and Michael Posluns
University of Minnesota Press (1974; reprinted 2019)
286 pages

“Originally published in 1974,

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Sacred Seeds: New World Plants in Early Modern English Literature

August 11, 2019 - 11:46pm

By Edward McLean Test
University of Nebraska Press (2019)
246 pages

“More than five hundred years after the fact,

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Indians in the United States and Canada: A Comparative History (2nd Edition)

August 11, 2019 - 11:45pm

By Roger L. Nichols
University of Nebraska Press (2018)
490 pages

“Drawing on a vast array of primary and secondary sources,

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Left Handed, Son of Old Man Hat: A Navajo Autobiography

August 11, 2019 - 11:44pm

Recorded by Walter Dyk
Bison Books (1938; reprinted 2018)
322 pages

With a simplicity as disarming as it is frank,

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The Killing of Crazy Horse

August 11, 2019 - 11:43pm

Edited by Robert A. Clark
Bison Books (1976; reprinted 2018)
103 pages

The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse is a story of envy,

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Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation

August 11, 2019 - 11:42pm

By Thomas Biolsi
University of Minnesota Press (2018)
340 pages

“The Rosebud Country, comprising four counties in rural South Dakota,

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Saga of Chief Joseph

August 11, 2019 - 11:40pm

By Helen Addison Howard
Bison Books (1941; reprinted 2017)
380 pages

“In Saga of Chief Joseph,

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The Relentless Business of Treaties: How Indigenous Land Became U.S. Property

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

By Martin Case
Minnesota Historical Society Press (2018)
215 pages
Review by Stephen Wall

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Indigenous Media and Political Imaginaries in Contemporary Bolivia

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal
University of Nebraska Press (2017)
336 pages
Review by Natalia Ruiz-Rubio

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Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Directed by Josh Fox, James Spione, and Myron Dewey
Bullfrog Films (2017)
89 minutes
Review by Bradley Shreve

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Indigenous Arts and Technology ARE Mathematics: Experiments in Connection at Northwest Indian College

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

When we recognize that mathematics is the science of patterns, we can create cultural connections, foster reciprocal learning, and make algebra and geometry more accessible to tribal college students.

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Ute Land Religion in the American West, 1879-2009

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

By Brandi Denison
University of Nebraska Press (2017)
304 pages
Review by Gregory E. Smoak

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Born into a Digital World

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

HONDO BALDWIN LOUIS

In the 1960s, Canadian media theorist, philosopher of the “electronics age,” and the “high priest of pop culture” Marshall Mcluhan declared in a seminal article that the “medium was the message.” It mattered not in the least,

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A Future and Past in the Clouds

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Recently we decided to close Tribal College Journal’s safe deposit box at the bank. We had maintained it for many years because that’s where we stored our offsite backup files.

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From JSTOR to Jiní: Incorporating Traditional Knowledge in Teaching Information Literacy at Tribal Colleges

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Traditional Indigenous knowledge is foundational to the curriculum at tribal colleges. But in this new information age TCUs are faced with guiding students through the digital divide and instilling a new level of information literacy and ethics.

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LLTC Awarded Grant for STEM Education

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

Leech lake Tribal College (LLTC) has been awarded $493,000 from the National Science Foundation Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (NSF-TCUP) to increase capacity for community outreach and long-distance education,

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AIHEC Student Congress Sets Agenda, Plans for the Future

August 11, 2019 - 5:05pm

In June 2018, the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Student Congress (ASC) was sworn in at Northwest Indian College (NWIC) during the Leaders in Future Endeavors (LIFE) conference.

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