Both the men and women have regularly won AIHEC
national championships since 2000.
The NASA AIHEC
Summer Research Experience Program is a critical step to changing that equation by encouraging young American Indians to pursue careers in science and engineering while also building a welcoming environment that nurtures their career path.
Likewise, among tribal colleges across our native homelands, American-Indian faculty and their colleagues are critical of blindly incorporating non-Indian standards and models, and are engaged in a broad-based indigenization process across their curriculum (see AIHEC
The school is a member of AIHEC
and was designated a land-grant institution in 1994.
The Dull Knife Memorial College on the North Cheyenne Reserveation in Lame Deer, Montana is one of the charter members of AIHEC
Founded in 1972 by the presidents of the nation's first six Tribal Colleges, as an informal collaboration among member colleges, AIHEC
is comprised of 34 colleges in the United States and one Canadian institution.
provides other services to its member schools, as well.
The men have been displaced," explains AIHEC
has partnered with tribal colleges to create an introductory curriculum on climate change that students and instructors can share online.
Moreover, the interactive voice, video and data connections with all other AIHEC
colleges allow levels of communications never before possible".
is working on creating a framework to help tribal colleges accredit and assess elders so more cultural programming will be eligible for funding from U.
Founded in 1972, AIHEC
is a central voice for 36 tribal colleges in the United States.