Leech Lake opens wellness center February 9, 2012
Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC, Cass Lake, MN) has opened its campus Wellness Center. Funded in part by grants from the Minnesota Department of Health and the John Snow Inc. “Healthy People 2020” program, this new initiative will provide a wide variety of services and information related to the physical, emotional, and spiritual health of its students and staff.
Muscogee College Library receives donation, kudos February 8, 2012
The College of the Muscogee Nation’s (CMN, Okmulgee, OK) Library is having a banner year. In addition to moving into a brand new facility and adding several hundred items to our core collection, the library has received a donation from a respected tribal member and also hosted the Oklahoma Library Association’s Tribal Libraries Ad Hoc Committee. (See TCJ, Vol.22, No. 4 for more about the building.)
BIA’s Impact on Indian Education Is an Education in Bad Education January 30, 2012
The forerunner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) was created by the U.S. federal government in 1824 to handle all matters relating to American Indians. From its inception, the ultimate goal of what ultimately became the BIA was not to protect Indians, but to assimilate them into white society. One major tool of that assimilation was education.
BIA’s Impact on Indian Education Is an Education in Bad Education Read more:http://indiancount January 30, 2012
Indian Country Today: BIA’s Impact on Indian Education Is an Education in Bad Education
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Diné student gains fame for research January 26, 2012
Navajo Times: Some say the world will end in fire, some in ice.
Then there are those, including a Navajo undergrad at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, Mont., who think fire and ice make darn good research subjects.
Cody Sifford is one of our Tzo’-Nah Fund Scholarship recipients.