The Reality of Who Higher Education is For -Native American Calling, Monday, April 23, 2012

Just what is the reality of higher education and whose needs it should be serving? It seems there are several views. Some tribal leaders are hoping the next generation will take on careers that will aid in nation building. Parents on the other hand often say they are hoping for their children to take on a job that makes them money so they can support them and their future families. But, who’s asking the actual student to find out what they want? How do the potential students’ views line up with what others want for them? Our guests is Sam Deloria (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe) Director/American Indian Graduate Center.

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