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McConnell Moroye, Christine

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This study explored the lives and self-perceived impacts of two Tribal college presidents in a northwest state of the United States. This qualitative inquiry employed portraiture in which the researcher created a diverse range of stories curated through interviews, observations of participants, and artifacts to formulate a story of each participant’s life. This study shared the unique stories of each Tribal college leader. Their stories were captured through questions about their perspectives and how they felt that they had contributed to their respective colleges. In addition to how they had contributed culturally, follow-up questions addressed how they had attributed to pedagogy and curriculum in cultural ways. This study shed light on the impacts that Tribal colleges have had on the communities that they served as well as the unique opportunities that they provided for American Indian students.


203 pages

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