Campus Highlight: We See You: The Collaborative of Tribal and Higher Education in Michigan (C-THEM)

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Here’s a loaded question about trust: How do large, tax-supported American universities build or earn trust with their state or local indigenous communities? Large land-grant and flagship campuses like Michigan State University and the University of Michigan (U-M) often reside on lands ceded by indigenous nations in treaties, sometimes with the promise of higher education for tribal children.