Month: December 2008 Blogs

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Happy Holidays!

Waniyetu ki lecunhan wicozani luha na iyokipiya yaunkte. -Lakota Greeting – Translation: May the beauty of this season bring you peace, health and happiness.

In Memory of Deborah Yarlott

On Friday evening, Dec. 19, Dr. David Yarlott’s beautiful wife, Deborah, passed on. We are heartbroken to have lost such a kind, loving, and generous person.

Honoring Our Elders

Tomorrow night in Denver the American Indian College Fund honors the local elders with a buffalo feed for the holidays. Many people have wondered why American Indians honor their elders.

Sustainable Giving

There has been a lot of talk in the news about sustainability in energy, in business, and more as we have seen difficult times, and as we are faced with rebuilding our nation. It raises the question about sustainability in charitable giving.

Heading into the Holiday Season

As we head into the holiday season, I would like to issue a challenge: the best gift of all is to pay it forward. If someone helped you to get an education or encouraged you while you were a student, why not take the time to do the same for someone else?