Yesterday, some tribal colleges had only one computer link to the Internet. Today, some of the country’s most isolated places have cutting-edge access.
Tribal college librarians designed their virtual library to offer both access and protection. It has also impressed accreditation teams.
Not that long ago, “distance education” for American Indian people meant boarding schools. Federal agents and missionaries ripped children from their parents’ arms and transported them to far away boarding schools where they were detained,
While his resume may read like that of thousands of active American veterans and others of the “Greatest Generation” who survived World War II, Tommy Merino is a man of distinction. He is one of the most active Native American elders in the country. But his early years began with challenges.
by Gordon Johnson
1stBooks Library (2001) Bloomington, IN. 244 pages.
Review by Natalie Davis
Rez Dogs Eat Beans and Other Tales reflects,
by Kathleen S. Fine-Dare
University of Nebraska Press (2002). 250 pages
Review by David Hurley
Grave Injustice examines the American Indian repatriation movement and the controversial legislation that resulted from it,
by Jill Lepore
Oxford University Press (2000). 175 pages.
Review by Gretchen Healy
This profusely illustrated and meticulously researched book is organized thematically,
by Greg O’Brien
University of Nebraska Press (2002). 160 pages
Review by Mark Holman
Choctaws in a Revolutionary Age 1750-1830 is not light reading.
by Diane Glancy
University of Nebraska Press (2002). 157 pages
Review by Rachel Lindvall
Designs of the Night Sky will resonate with tribal college librarians and all those familiar with the setting.