An Open Wound
An enormous open pit gold mine—now abandoned—is poisoning water flowing into the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana. Aaniiih Nakoda College, with support from the National Science Foundation, is establishing a research and policy center to monitor the impact and promote sound water policy.Continue reading
Healing the Land
Tribal researchers are studying the impact of mining and oil drilling on reservation lands—and working to repair the damage doneContinue reading
Mentoring Helps Move the Needle
Working together, students and faculty are finding, and removing, barriers to enrollment and retention in STEM programs
By Lisa B. Bosman
NSF Video Showcases Work of Tribal Colleges
A new video, released this past weekend by the National Science Foundation, is spotlighting the role of research within tribally controlled colleges.
New Behavioral Sciences Degree at Sisseton Wahpeton College
Innovative two-year program, developed with support from mainstream universities, builds research skills and prepares graduates for a wide range of “people” professions.
By Paul Boyer