Archive: Jul 2009

Challenges of First-Generation American Indian Students

By Amita Manandhar - July 27, 2009

According to the Pell Institute, only 11% of first-generation students earn a degree within six years. There are many reasons…

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By Amita Manandhar - July 20, 2009

This week the team at the American Indian College Fund embarks on a one-day retreat to recharge and regenerate, learning…

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Education is independence

By Amita Manandhar - July 6, 2009

After Independence Day, one thing strikes me: if American Indians are ever going to be free of poverty and being…

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