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Month: November 2012 Articles

Fund Ranks Amongst Nation’s Best Charities by Better Business Bureau

The American Indian College Fund, named to the BBB’s Wise Giving Alliance, was listed in their ad in USA Today as an American charity to whom you can “give with confidence.” We are proud to have earned this designation. We are serious about how we steward your donation to serve our students and tribal colleges.

Always In Transit

For me, this time of year means travel. It means recruiting for a program I care deeply about – the University of Colorado Upward Bound Program. My trips begin with a flight to a small town like Durango, Colorado or Fayetteville, North Carolina or in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sometimes I fly all day just to end up on a little commuter plane with two-seats on each side of the aisle, and fly through turbulence to land in a different place in a new state.

Food for Thought: Stories from Sky’s Stomach

“You are what you eat” is a food saying I have already used on my blog, but for this particular post I felt I should use it again to jump into the thought. November is Native American Heritage Month and I felt I should do the term some justice in this blog to show my pride. I am Tohono O’odham and I have a rich heritage.

Ojibwe Author Louise Erdrich Wins National Book Award

Louise Erdrich, 58, a celebrated writer, poet, and enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, has won the National Book Award for her novel, “The Round House,” the second of a planned trilogy, set in her native North Dakota about an Ojibwe boy and his quest to avenge his mother’s rape.