In this essay, educational leader Cheryl Crazy Bull summarizes viewpoints expressed at the Native Research and Scholarship Symposium in July 1996 as well as the thoughts of many people “with whom I have discussed research and scholarship issues over the years.”
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has released a new study on the nationâ€™s tribal colleges with 10 recommendations outlining how the federal government, state agencies, the mainstream educational community, foundations, and corporations can increase their support.
In the spirit of building allies, we offer suggestions to the non-Native researcher and research institution who come to work in our communities.
The legislative debates surrounding the reauthorizations of the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978 illustrate inherent tensions of self-determination.
Community colleges rarely see “research” as an essential part of their mission. The tribal colleges are different, however, according to the results of a survey conducted last fall on tribal college research.
A few weeks ago, a woman called the Tribal College Journal with a question about protocol. She planned to write a paper about the tribal colleges’
Blackfeet Community College graduate served as student council treasurer and traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate for Indian college students.
Minority Student Status Report
Between 1993 and 1994, American Indians posted the largest increases in the number of associate degrees and of master’s degrees of four groups studied in the latest report by the American Council on Education (ACE).
Conducting the Search
This not the definitive collection of everything written about reforming American Indian research. The materials do represent, however, some useful literature for those who are interested in further exploring research reform issues in Indian country,