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Month: November 2014 Articles

American Indian College Fund to Honor Denver Native Elders at Holiday Dinner

In American Indian tradition, elders are esteemed for their guidance and are considered to be sacred. To honor Denver-area American Indian elders, the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) will host a holiday dinner on Tuesday, December 2 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at The Cable Center, the University of Denver, 2000 Buchtel Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Doors open for dinner at 5:30 p.m. The event is free to all American Indians age 55 and older. The dinner includes a traditional feast of buffalo and entertainment. The emcee for the event is Cordell KillsCrow. An Indian Santa played will distribute goody bags and hams and the Mile High Singers drum group will perform.

American Indian College Fund Committed to Integrity

This giving season and all year, the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) knows that you have many choices with regard to your charity donations. The College Fund adheres to the highest standards of integrity and transparency with regard to its fundraising activities and service of Native American people and communities.

Tribal Colleges Strengthen Family Engagement Through Early Childhood Education

In July 2014, The American Indian College Fund launched expanded efforts to support tribal colleges and universities in strengthening early childhood education through family engagement.  The early childhood initiative, the Ké’ Family Engagement Early Childhood Initiative: Strengthening systems of shared responsibility among Native families, schools and communities seeks to deepen engagement with Native families across four tribal college communities

Goals, Family, and Community: What drives Tribal College transfer student success

This article examines success factors for American Indian tribal college students who transfer to 4-year predominantly White institutions. The study examined the experiences of 8 tribal college transfer students to Midwest universities. Using an indigenous methodology, 3 themes were found to help American Indian tribal college transfer students succeed, which were personal goals and dreams, family matters, and being a member of an American Indian community.