Tribal colleges struggle with underfunding and limited support. Through advocacy, research, and program initiatives, AIHEC is working to redress such inequities.
By sharing their own stories with congressional delegations, tribal college students are empowered and provide testament to the far-reaching impacts of tribally controlled higher education.
Advocacy entails building relationships, trust, patience, and an abundance of time. In today’s polarized political climate, this task is all the more challenging, but not impossible.
Sitting Bull College student Floris White Bull reflects on her experience visiting Washington, DC, during AIHEC’s Capitol Hill week.
In reflecting on his four decades of takin’ it to the Hill, the longtime tribal college leader discusses how national politics have changed over the years.
The success of the tribal college movement is critical to the sovereignty, self-determination, and well-being of Indian nations.
Throughout his long and extraordinary career, Gipp has been a champion of education and a champion of justice for the tribal college movement.
“My Osage sister waved and dropped to the ground, her green dress straining across narrow shoulders as she turned to help Sarah, the missionary’s wife…”
By Tanaya Winder
West End Press (2015)
Review by Joan Kane
Edited by Dennis K. Norman and Joseph P. Kalt
University of Arizona Press (2015)
Review by Lori Lambert
By Dorothy Aguilera-Black Bear and John W. Tippeconnic III
University of Oklahoma Press (2015)
Review by Michael D. Wilson
By Paul Boyer
Salish Kootenai College Press (2015)
Review by Marjane Ambler