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Month: August 2012 Articles

TCU Intellectual Capital

In February 2007 the American Indian College Fund announced a historic grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. The five-year, $17.5 million grant initiative, named Woksape Oyate, Lakota for “Wisdom of the People,” built the intellectual capital of TCUs. The initiative allowed them to tailor programs to address their individual needs while strengthening the entire tribal college system.

Woksape Oyate Projects Draws to a Close

After five years of building intellectual capital across Indian Country, the American Indian College Fund’s Woksape Oyate $17.5 million dollar project, meaning Wisdom of the People and funded by the Lilly Endowment, is drawing to a close.

Student Blogger, Therese: Gratitude

Rant-rant-rant is an expression of my developmentally- disabled- half- sister that she coined when she witnessed me feeling extremely stressed over challenges concerning getting her the care she needed. She calmly stated to me, “Therese, no rant-rant-rant.”

Student Blogger, Therese: Friends-Angels Among Us

During my summer season I have created some heart-fluttering, wake-up-smiling, indefinable memories with my friends, some of which have been accompanied with acquaintances.
Friendship is among life’s sacred gifts.  I have a small circle of friends, with an outer expansive ring around it that includes acquaintances, akin to the ripple effect on a pool of water.