When last fall’s budget battle between Congress and President Bush created weekly threats to shut down government services and slash programs, tribal colleges were watching with more than casual interest.
Like all tribal colleges, Turtle Mountain Community College emphasizes respect for native culture
After years of protest in Indian communities, President Bush signed legislation in autumn making it easier for tribes to regain ownership of skeletal remains and funeral-related artifacts now held by museums, universities and federal agencies.
Schuyler Houser explores management issues and challenges facing tribal colleges today.
College President James Shanley analyzes the Higher Education Act and its implications for the tribal colleges.