While some critics contend more tribes should use gaming revenues to finance social services and secondary education, tribal leaders say it’s impossible for gambling to ever cover all the unmet needs in Indian Country. A small number of tribes are indeed becoming wealthy because of gaming, but most Native communities in the United States are located far from the major population centers that provide the lifeblood of successful, destination casinos.
When workers bring their personal crises to the workplace, what can be done to change unhealthy behavior?
The Blackfeet have a word meaning “miracle survivors.” New research shows how this ancient, strengths-based approach can help students succeed.
TCJ continues its series of tributes to the faces behind the tribal college movement. This issue: Dr. Jack Barden, Tom Shortbull, L. Jack Briggs, Margarett Campbell, Thomas Davis, Schuyler Houser.
David Risling and Vanessa Shortbull relate living in two worlds and meeting new opportunities as they come.
Resilience has been defined as a creative response to adversity and as an innate human characteristic that enables individuals to overcome negative situations in their lives.
by Denise Breton and Stephen Lehman
Chrysalis Books, 274 pages
Review by Sharon Witmer
American legal principles based on English common law reflect the European,
by Peter Blue Cloud
White Pine Press, 166 pages
Reviewed by Lorna Wilkes-Ruebelmann
Peter Blue Cloud’s poetry provides beautiful,
Edited by Nelson M. Rodriguez and Leila E. Villaverde,
Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2000, 207 pages
Review by Ron Selden
In academic discussions of racial justice,
Peter Seitel, Editor. Smithsonian Institution, 2001, 399 Pages
Review by Pamela Dawes
The result of a four-year international assessment,
Sherri Brenner Productions, 2001. 28-minute VHS video.
Review by Al Kuslikus
Canyon de Chelly’s rich physical and spiritual beauty is celebrated in Sherri Brenner’s documentary,