All posts by Paul Boyer

Student Research Showcase

Native Science Report’s 2019-2020 Student Research Showcase is featuring the work of four students from tribal and Native-serving colleges. We begin with a paper by Kimberlee Blevins, a student at United Tribes Technical College.

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Healing Our Own

Rapid spread of the coronavirus in many Native communities reflects longstanding social, economic, and political inequalities. Lack of data and widespread mistrust of the health care system exacerbates the problem. Tribal college educators say their nursing and public health programs are part of the solution.

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The Dakota Language Lives

An ambitious program at Sisseton Wahpeton College is working to “vitalize” the Dakota language on the Lake Traverse Reservation of South Dakota, creating a renewed sense of excitement and optimism.

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Growing Sovereignty

The Native American Agriculture Fund is promoting food production in Indian Country after decades of discrimination by the USDA. Applications for the second round of grants due June 1.

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Coronavirus Updates

The latest news related to COVID-19 responses at tribal colleges and within Native communities: Colleges celebrate graduations online; number of cases on Navajo Nation exceed 6,000; colleges maintain online instruction though summer [Updated June 9]

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