Governance at tribal colleges and universities differs from that at mainstream institutions. Although regional accreditation requirements necessitate the implementation of some Western standards, TCUs have forged their own leadership models that make their governance an act of sovereignty.
Native women are no strangers to positions of leadership, and over half of all tribal college presidents today are women. But with their governing roles come unique challenges that often require them to walk a fine line.
Flares lit up the night sky so brightly that you could have read a book, while tracer bullets, followed by bursts of machine-gun fire, buzzed through the air like a swarm of angry hornets,
The College of Menominee Nation has found an alternative accreditation model that is more compatible with traditional governance structures.
From student to leader, Fort Peck Community College president Haven Gourneau embodies what the TCU movement is all about.
Educators should consider alternative strategies when teaching writing skills at tribal colleges.
By Edward Dorn, Photographs by Leroy Lucas
Edited by Matthew Hofer, Foreword by Simon J. Ortiz
University of New Mexico Press (2013)
Review by Gregory E.
By Joy Monice Malnar and Frank Vodvarka
University of Minnesota Press (2013)
Review by Jon Carver
Authors Joy Monice Malnar and Frank Vodvarka open their book New Architecture on Indigenous Lands with an extended quotation from the Lakota holy man Black Elk: “Everything the power of the world does is done in a circle.” They point out that Black Elk’s worldview finds equal expression in the circular design principles of Lakota architecture,
By David L. Moore
University of Nebraska Press (2013)
Review by Leola Tsinnajinnie
By MaryJo Benton Lee
Peter Lang (2013)
Review by Carmelita Lamb
In her new book,