Wakanyeja – Early Childhood Education Initiative

Wakanyeja Media

The American Indian College Fund’s Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, provides cultural and place-based education at the tribal colleges. The program promotes tribal college readiness and academic success by bringing together tribal colleges, communities, educators, and families to address early learning disparities in Native communities.
Published on June 17, 2014


The American Indian College Fund’s Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, provides cultural and place-based education at the tribal colleges. The program promotes tribal college readiness and academic success by bringing together tribal colleges, communities, educators, and families to address early learning disparities in Native communities.
Published on August 28, 2014


The Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative is guided by five areas of work, called the Five Domains of the Wakanyeja ECE Initiative. This film short describes the areas of work and features programming from the Four Tribal Colleges and Universities grantee sites.
Published on April 4, 2015