Monthly Archives: September 2016

Learning in the Land of Red Cloud

Too often, when hearing of Indian reservations, outsiders think of negative or sensational things—substance abuse, poverty, gaming. But there are inspiring projects happening on reservations across Indian Country too. I recently visited the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS) on the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Repatriating the “Indian College”

By Jacob Koch The idea of a higher education in your adult years has been integral to our society for the longest time. And we Americans are fortunate enough to have access to a plethora of institutions—some of the best … Continue reading

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Watersheds of Hope

While the Standing Rock Sioux community fight to defend their watersheds and treaty rights, recent successes by Native peoples in California to retain sovereignty over their waterways should offer hope. In Northeastern California, the Pit River Tribe (known in their … Continue reading

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