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Month: June 2012 Articles

Meet Lee, Student Blogger and NASA Student Intern, Kennedy Space Center

My name is Lee. I grew up in Duluth, Minnesota and I’m an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe. I’m a full student at Leech Lake Tribal College and will be entering my second year of college in the fall. I will be transferring to the University of Kansas to complete a degree in biochemistry.

College Fund Staffer to Discuss Fund’s Early Childhood Education Program on Television

Tarajean Yazzie Mintz, program officer for the American Indian College Fund’s Wakanyeja “sacred little ones” early childhood education initiative, will appear on a television program to discuss early childhood education and how programs that incorporate culture and community enhance student achievement.

Meet Amber, Ilisagvik College Student from Alaska!

Hello all! My name is Amber. My Inupiat name is Kapuqqaq (pronounced “ga-bu-kuk”). I am a tribal member of the Native Village of Unalakleet, located on the Northwest coast of Alaska. The community itself consists of roughly 750 people year-round.

Montana Tribal College Produces Native Firefighters

One thousand firefighters are in the back yard of the American Indian College Fund headquarters, battling Colorado’s third largest forest fire in history, dubbed the High Park Fire. And there’s a good chance that several firefighters are American Indians, thanks to Salish Kootenai College’s firefighting program in Pablo, Montana.