Dr. Bill Freeman left the Indian Health Service to work for a tribal college, transforming the teacher/pupil relationship.
“I am buying less pop.” Is this an indicator that AIHEC and the tribal colleges might reverse the trends and decrease diabetes rates?
AIHEC’s Cultural Learning Centers share the people’s stories through photos, artwork, Native languages, exhibits, and gardens.
Could AIDS be the next smallpox epidemic? Tribal colleges are turning to culture and elders to make sure that it won’t.
There was a time when we all lived off the land. We used our muscles and ate whole grains, wild game, roots, natural sugars from raw fruit,
In the past, most politicians ignored Native issues. With new-found political capital, educators hope to change that.
A Tohono O’odham elder gently pursues a mission to restore health and wellness to his people. “We as grandparents have to teach our youth our values: being industrious, listening, respecting, knowing your relatives, being an early riser in order to get something done — the work ethic.”
By Ollie Napesni
LeadingEducation.com/Trafford Publishing (2003). 242 pages.
ISBN: 1-4120-0338-5, $22.95
Review by Sammie Bordeaux
Salt Camp: HerStory resonates with the recollections of a Native woman who grew up during the early reservation period and who lived through major eras in American Indian history: allotment,
Edited by Beverly Slapin and Doris Seale (Santee/Cree)
UCLA American Indian Studies Center (2003). 246 pages
Diné: A History of the Navajos
By Peter Iverson
University of New Mexico Press (2002), Albuquerque, NM. 386 pages.
ISBN 0-8263-2714-1 Cloth,
Directed by Daniel Junge.
Dewey-Obenchain Films (2002).
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