• A Tribal Higher Education Commission for the 21st Century

    I begin by asking: are the idealism and values of the Red Power movement as relevant today as they were in the late 1960s and 1970s? The answer is yes.


  • Dine College Struggles to Synthesize Navajo and Western Knowledge

    Since its establishment in 1968, Navajo Community College (now Dine College) has pursued its mandate to synthesize Navajo and Western knowledge so that its students will survive in the dominant society while maintaining their heritage. This mission has presented a tremendous challenge for the past, present, and future leaders of the college who try to combine the two worldviews in one institution.