Big challenges lie ahead, but IAIA has taken important steps forward to regain accreditation and the trust of Congress, private donors, and Indian tribes.
Student involvement in research at two Montana tribal colleges is helping students prepare to become educated, experienced land stewards.
Jack Barden describes the challenge of helping children understand Western science in order to take their rightful place in the modern world while at the same time understanding Native ways of handling information.
Fort Berthold Community College in North Dakota just passed a significant milestone–25 years as a college. After a celebration and a deep breath, they are ready to tackle the next 25 years.
Former Dine College instructor Ravindra Srivastava urges tribal colleges to beware of new challenges and extra instructor responsibilities created by external grants.
A five-year, $12.35 million National Science Foundation grant is giving five reservations the chance to merge onto the information superhighway.
The Navajo student bends over the map and traces the course of the San Juan River on the electronic digitizer. As Linda Bidtah works, the river appears on the computer screen.
This past winter, Leon Staples, president of the student senate at Leech Lake Tribal College, was chosen to represent the college at the annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) meeting with Congress in Washington, D.C. Since then he has traveled to Washington twice to represent his tribe.
Resources for teaching math and science to American Indian students are limited. I am grateful to Joe Coburn from All Nations Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) housed at Salish Kootenai College for providing several of the sources included in this guide.
By Adrian Louis
Published by University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV, 1997, $10.00.
Review by Woody Kipp
by Glenn J. Twist
Published by Greenfield Review Press,1997. $14.95
Review by Rick Heredia
Genealogy is enjoying great popularity,