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Month: August 2015 Articles

College Fund President Named in Top 50 Leaders in Indian Country

Congratulations to American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) President Cheryl Crazy Bull, who was named as one of the 50 Faces of Indian Country in Indian Country Today magazine for her lifelong contributions to Native education.

Intern Sees Stories in Numbers

I attended Blackfeet Community College for a year and a half, where I learned of this internship opportunity through the American Indian College Fund as a Tribal College and University research intern.  I knew that a new journey was starting anew.  I was excited, nervous, but mostly ready to take that step.

Dissertation – Exploring the potential relationship between historical trauma and intimate partner violence among Indigenous women

This qualitative study explores the insights of Indigenous human service practitioners, who work with Indigenous women experiencing intimate partner violence, about connections between historical trauma and intimate partner violence. The 15 participants represent female Indigenous practitioners from the Midwest and are citizens from various tribal nations throughout the United States and Canada.

Nation Building – Penn Graduate School of Education

TCUs were created for the purpose of Tribal nation-building. This report focuses on how TCUs meet this mission, draws attention to the challenges TCUs face, and provides recommendations to assist policy makers and institutional leaders that support TCUs and their students.