Intrinsically Important

One lesson that we should learn from the tragic death of Harambe the gorilla is that teaching our children to value the intrinsic qualities of nature is of utmost importance.

Indian Summer

Powwow season is upon us, and it is my favorite time of year. Not just because of the powwows, but because of all of the cultural happenings that go on during these summer months. To me, summer means a celebration of my heritage.

Breastfeeding and Food Sovereignty

The disempowerment of our roles as sacred life-giving women gives rise to increased rates of domestic violence and child abuse, while negative impacts on our self-esteem lead to second guessing our ability to provide complete nutrition.

Money Tree Dreams

Education these days is expensive. But there are many scholarships and grants for Native students—and there are advisors, counselors, and even apps to help you find them.

Stress and Relief

We all need to detach every once in a while to keep our sanity. Enjoy your spring break, and keep that sense of renewed energy going by remembering that you can’t take care of anyone or anything else if you don’t take care of yourself first!

Native Americans in Science: A Talk from Cellular Biologist David Burgess, Ph.D.

During their academic careers, tribal college students will encounter obstacles that are often simply beyond their control. But through perseverance, such obstacles are surmountable.

Winds of Change

Swim against the current. Face the storm head on. Take care of the little things and don’t let assimilation kill our soul.

Courage for Advocacy

Passion is something every college student has in varying degrees. As tribal college students, we must have the courage to advocate for our passions.

Seizing the Opportunity, Thank You TCJ

In her final post, TCJ Student’s blogger, Shaina Nez, says goodbye and welcomes her successor.

Why Tribal Colleges Matter

The founders of the tribal college movement fought and worked hard to create new educational institutions for Native people. As tribal college alumni, it is our duty to support and appreciate the opportunity our education affords.