For over 40 years, tribal colleges and universities have devised innovative programs to address behavioral and tribal health. Cheryl Crazy Bull, president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, looks back at the progress made and details current strategies and initiatives.
The Indigenous Wellness Research Institute at the University of Washington is collaborating with tribal colleges and universities to examine alcohol, drug, and mental health issues among Native students.
During the recent 40th anniversary celebration of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Sinte Gleska University president, Lionel Bordeaux (Lakota), stood before a crowded ballroom and recounted how back in the 1970s he and the other AIHEC founders regularly trekked to Washington,
William Freeman is well-known in Indian circles. Though non-Native, he has spent all of his adult life advocating for better healthcare for American Indians. His impact on behavioral health at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) has been broad and remarkably effective.
The Master of Arts degree program in human services at Sinte Gleska University on South Dakota’s Rosebud Sicangu Lakota reservation has enjoyed success delivering an exciting and relevant graduate program in tribal and behavioral health.
Substance Abuse, Historical Trauma, and Tribal and Behavioral Health
The following resource guide compiles contemporary research on preventative methods for reducing substance abuse in American Indian communities,
Edited by Dwayne Mack, Elwood D. Watson, and Michelle Madsen Camacho
McFarland and Company, Inc. (2012)
Review by Ahmed Al-Asfour
This book is a collection of essays from underrepresented faculty members who teach at various higher education institutions across the United States.
By Terry Huffman
University of Nevada Press (2013)
Review by Carmelita Lamb
This is a story of optimism in the face of great social challenges,
By Adrian C. Louis
West End Press (2012)
Review by Jerry Worley
By C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa
University of North Carolina Press (2012)
Review by Miriam R. Jackson
Although the federal government’s Indian policies of dispossession and coerced assimilation won out in the 19th century with the passage of the Dawes General Allotment Act of 1887,
Directed by Maya Stark and Adi Lavy
Bullfrog Films (2012)
85 minutes (54 minutes, abridged)
Review by Bradley Shreve
In this powerful documentary film,
By Native Hawaiian Education Council in partnership with Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke’elikolani
Native Hawaiian Education Council and University of Hawai’i at Hilo (2002)
Review by Jurgita Antoine
This document contains cultural guidelines to foster a student- oriented,