Traditional Wisdom Our Strength

Volume 18, No. 2 – Winter 2006



  • Indigenous Evaluation Can Decolonize Us

    I am excited about the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC)’s new initiative on indigenous evaluation, perhaps because, in recent years, I have been fortunate to observe firsthand how indigenous perspectives can be used to evaluate education.


Talking Circle

Resource Guide

Media Reviews

  • Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country – CD-ROM: Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations

    TILLER'S GUIDE COVERby Veronica E. Velarde Tiller (Editor)
    BowArrow Publishing Co. (2006)
    Includes 467 photos with locator maps
    ISBN: 978-1-885931-05-0
    Price:  $199.00

    Review by Anita Scheetz

    The CD version of Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country has been somewhat updated using 2000 census data.

  • The Gospel of the Redman: Commemorative Edition

    GOSPEL OF THE REDMAN COVERby Ernest Thompson Seton and Julia M. Seton
    World Wisdom Inc. (2005)
    Bloomington, IN
    130 pages — ISBN 0-941532-76-3
    Paperback $17.95

    Review by Kim Pappin

    The Gospel of the Redman,

  • Cowboys, Indians & Lawyers

    COWBOYS, INDIANS, AND LAWYERS COVERBullfrog Films (2005), PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547
    ISBN: 1-59458-379-X
    57 minute DVD
    (Grades 9-12, College, and Adult)

    Review by Michael Thompson

    Julia Dengel’s documentary about the Animas-LaPlata River Project in Colorado navigates one heavily-subsidized,

  • The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction

    PEOPLE AND THE WORD COVERby Robert Warrior
    University of Minnesota Press (2005)
    Minneapolis, MN
    280 pages
    ISBN 0-8166-4616-3 (hardcover) $59.95
    ISBN 0-8166-4617-1 (paperback) $19.95

    Review by Michael Thompson

    The latest work by Osage writer Robert Warrior,

  • Crazy Horse, A Life

    CRAZY HORSE COVERby Larry McMurtry
    Penguin Putnam, Inc. (1999)
    New York
    160 Pages — ISBN 0-670-88234-8
    Hardcover $13.97

    Review by Tracey Jilot

    In his introduction,

  • Promise: Bozeman’s Trail to Destiny

    PROMISE COVERby Serle L. Chapman
    Pavey Western Publishing (2004)
    Park City, UT
    214 pages — ISBN 0-9528607-1
    Hardcover $49.95

    Review by Philippina Halstead

    Photographer and author Serle Chapman tells the turbulent history of the Bozeman Trail through historical fiction,

2017 AIHEC Student Poetry Slam


On the opening evening of the 2017 AIHEC Student Conference in Rapid City, students from an array of TCUs entertained conference goers with the spoken word at the annual poetry slam. View the video

Life of a Tribal College Mom


I Am an Ancestor’s Dream

Change, especially institutional change, takes time-and instead of just throwing our hands up in the air we should take it slow, each of us has our own roles to play.

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