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Are Tribal Colleges A Product of School Choice or Segregation?

By Dina Horwedel - February 28, 2017

Are tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) the result of de facto segregation? Currently in higher education there is considerable…

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We Support Finding Solutions for Modern Challenges

By American Indian College Fund - February 22, 2017

Twilight view of Oceti Sakowin Camp near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation on September 24, 2016. “We at the…

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Civility, Complicity and Silence: Lessons from Our Ancestors

By American Indian College Fund - December 6, 2016

Right after the presidential election, I sent a message to our students urging them to practice self-care in the face…

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The College Fund’s Post-Election Message

By American Indian College Fund - November 16, 2016

The American Indian College Fund’s mission is transforming higher education by providing American Indians with funding for access to a…

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Celebrating What It Means to Be Indigenous

By President Cheryl Crazy Bull - October 10, 2016

The sun rises along the countryside in rural South Dakota. This weekend I drove with my family across the…

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Woonspe – Education gives meaning to Mni Wiconi – Water is Life

By President Cheryl Crazy Bull - September 16, 2016

The flag of the Standing Rock Tribe flies on Sept. 7, 2016 near Cannonball, North Dakota. Indigenous people are…

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Social Justice Through Education a Shared Sentiment for Empowering Nations

By President Cheryl Crazy Bull - May 27, 2016

Muscogee Tribal College Graduation I was inspired to see Hilary Pennington’s article, “Rethinking scholarships as social justice” in…

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Stand With Native Students, Transform Lives

By American Indian College Fund - March 10, 2016

Cheryl Crazy Bull and the Native Scholars pose for a photo at the Flame of Hope Gala in New…

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Helping Native Youth Succeed With Culturally Responsive Education

By American Indian College Fund - October 7, 2015

Living conditions on American Indian reservations and in Alaska Native villages are often compared to those in third…

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Crazy Bull: Why Tribal Colleges and Universities Matter

By American Indian College Fund - November 20, 2013

The 2013 tribal college presidents in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building. The week of…

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Idle No More Brings Native Voices, Tribal Education to the Forefront

By American Indian College Fund - January 23, 2013

A group gathers for a round dance at the Colorado State Capitol on a cold Friday evening on Jan.

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Inside the College Fund

Our Vote is Our Voice

By American Indian College Fund - October 4, 2012

The Ritchie Center debate hall at the University of Denver hosted the first 2012 presidential debate, on Wednesday, Oct.

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President Crazy Bull Visits South Dakota

By American Indian College Fund - October 3, 2012

Expansion New classroom being built as part of expansion of OLC immersion school On Monday October 1st, my husband…

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President Crazy Bull Reflects On Her First Week at the Fund

By American Indian College Fund - September 12, 2012

American Indian College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull writes a blog titled The Native…

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Inside the College Fund

We Honor Our Native Women Leaders: International Women’s Day

By American Indian College Fund - March 8, 2012

Dr. Laurel Vermillion, President of Sitting Bull College, poses with Richard B. Williams of the Fund Did you know…

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