All posts by Paul Boyer

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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