From the Arctic Circle to the Great Plains, tribal colleges and universities are launching a vast array of new programs to revitalize and preserve Native languages.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s language program offers students a complete immersion experience where they learn to speak Ojibwe in everyday situations.
Carolyn Burgess Savage grew up in a one-room shack among the sugar cane fields of southern Louisiana. Her family of eight didn’t have any of the conveniences or consumer trappings that characterized postwar 1950s America.
Longtime Red Crow Community College language instructor Louis Soop binds culture, language together.
Offering young adult literature that features Native American protagonists promotes cultural identity, validates their own experiences, and motivates them to read.
While reporting one of the stories in the current issue of Tribal College Journal, I had the opportunity to speak with Chief Dull Knife College president Richard Littlebear.
By Peterson Zah and Peter Iverson
University of Arizona Press (2012)
Review by Bradley Shreve
In this captivating book,
By Drew Hayden Taylor
Review by Ryan Winn
What if the great Ojibway trickster Nanabush returned to a First Nations reserve to say goodbye to a lost love who chose Jesus over him?
Directed by Tom Weidliinger
Moira Productions (2009)
Review by Michael W.
Directed by Sande Zeig
Review by Ryan Winn
This documentary illuminates the inspiring story of the White Mountain Apache Tribe’s all-woman firefighter crew that overcame gender barriers to achieve national attention for their tenacity,
Edited by Kenneth Lincoln
UCLA American Indian Studies Center (2009)
Review by Thomas Disselhorst
This volume covers a broad spectrum of issues and authors that have been highlighted in the American Indian Culture and Research Journal over the past forty years.
By Susan Suntree
University of Nebraska Press (2010)
Review by Jurgita Antoine
In her book Sacred Sites,