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.
Tribal colleges are using solar, wind, and geothermal energy to power their campuses and training students for work in Green energy industries. Stronger economies and healthier environments will be the result.
Educators on the Big Island of Hawaii are successfully rebuilding fluency in the Hawaiian language. A new report shows how tribal colleges and Native communities on the mainland can replicate their work.