- Keeping Watch In a region scarred by coal mining, a new research center at Chief Dull Knife College is helping the Northern Cheyenne Reservation of Montana remain an environmental oasis.
- Opening the Gate Gatekeeping STEM courses are difficult. Who is to blame when Native students fail? We asked seven tribal college educators to share their perspectives.
- NSF’s Human Resources Directorate Renamed The National Science Foundation says new names selected for the Education and Human Resources directorate and its Division of Human Resource Development emphasize the federal agency’s efforts to promote equity in STEM education.
- Haskell Receives $20 Million Climate Change Grant The largest award ever made to a tribal college will investigate the impact of climate change on coastal regions from Alaska to Puerto Rico.
- Using, not Losing, Indigenous Knowledge At the First American Land-Grant Consortium annual conference, tribal educators learned about a new USDA program that will bring millions to tribal colleges, and discussed the use–and abuse–of Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge.
- TCU research journal emphasizes Indigenous methodologies Published by the American Indian College Fund, the 2022 edition of the Tribal College and University Research Journal is part of an effort to support community-based research and mentor Native scholars.
- Fort Belknap’s Swift Fox Reintroduction Continues Aaniiih Nakoda College students assist in return of swift fox to the Fort Belknap Reservation, part of an ongoing effort to support the recovery of North America’s smallest wild canine.
- Indigenous Climate Conference Offers Hopeful Message Participants at the recently concluded National Tribal and Indigenous Climate Conference focused on the resilience of Native peoples and celebrated the work of young activists.
Native Science Report’s 2020-2021 Student Research Showcase is featuring the work of five undergraduate students from tribal and Native-serving colleges.
- From Kyiv to Tsaile Oleksandr Makeyev describes his path from Ukraine to the Navajo Nation, where he is now an associate professor in the School of STEM at Diné College. Along the way, he offers advice for those interested in teaching at a tribal college—and expresses hope for the future of his own homeland.
- Weaving Worldviews In a climate many outsiders find inhospitable, Iḷisaġvik College science instructor Linda Nicholas-Figueroa, a transplant from the American South, has made the Arctic Circle her home. She was recently named an AAAS Fellow for her innovative approaches to teaching and place-based research.
- Gardens That Build Community Little Priest Tribal College student Trey Blackhawk is showing his community that they can grow their own food in a way that benefits the land and themselves.