Native Americans

Native Americans

Carlos “Two Bears” Gonzales, a Native American man with dark hair, stands in front of the First Peoples’ Center.
Nov 23, 2022
Forget the turkey and stuffing—many institutions are using Thanksgiving programming on campus to celebrate Native cultures.

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November 23, 2022
Forget the turkey and stuffing—many institutions are using Thanksgiving programming on campus to celebrate Native cultures.
September 16, 2022
The University of Minnesota is offering student housing for residents who want to immerse themselves in learning Ojibwe or Dakota, two Native languages at risk of extinction.
September 1, 2022
Lowe spoke with Inside Higher Ed about her goal for the National Endowment for the Humanities to reach more underrepresented communities in the U.S., her approach to leadership and her vision for the agency’s future.
February 23, 2022
A controversial land acknowledgment led to a clash between a University of Washington professor and administrators. Native scholars say the practice has value but can be problematic without a commitment to supporting Indigenous communities.
February 15, 2022
An anthropologist at San José State University says she’s being retaliated against for her views on what to do with human remains in research facilities and for her handling of those remains. Her critics question her understanding of the discipline as a whole.
November 19, 2021
A partnership between Miami University in Ohio and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma that started nearly 50 years ago has yielded record enrollment of tribe members and better graduation rates.
April 27, 2020
Everything you need to know for Monday and the week ahead about higher ed and the coronavirus in one easy-to-read package (with some distractions to help your sanity). Plus, a special Q&A with the president of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.
January 22, 2019
University says it is trying to balance the inspiration the murals gave to Roman Catholic immigrants more than a century ago and the pain the paintings create for Native Americans today.
March 25, 2010
Joe McDonald didn’t plan on staying at Salish Kootenai College for 32 years. That’s just the way it happened.McDonald, who will turn 77 at the end of March, became the first president of the Montana tribal college in 1978 and has been its leader ever since. His retirement attempts at 65, 70 and 75 were all foiled by institutional uncertainty about finding a suitable replacement. When McDonald turned 70, the vice president who was supposed to take the reins was diagnosed with cancer and subsequently died.
February 17, 2010
Students who start as STEM majors complete degrees at far lower rates than do students in other fields, study finds.

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