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Stand with Native Students in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

Month: October 2016 Articles

College Fund to Help Educators Create College Culture for Native Students at National Forum

American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) have the lowest higher education enrollment numbers and education attainment levels for people age 25 and older of any ethnic or racial group in the United States. Matthew Van Alstine Makomenaw, Ph.D., the College Pathways Administrator at the American Indian College Fund, will share ways to develop a college pipeline for AIAN students at the College Board National Forum 2016 on October 27 in Chicago, Illinois.

High School Benchmarks

This report provides data on college access, persistence, and completion outcomes for high school graduates.

Sitting Bull College Kicks Off Restorative Teachings Project

The American Indian College Fund’s (College Fund) Tribal College and Universities (TCU) Early Childhood Education (ECE) Initiatives launched a new project called Restorative Teachings TCU ECE Initiative, a health and wellness initiative funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. The program is geared to build the physical and emotional health, strength, and well-being of early childhood learners. This initiative engages four TCUs in programming which includes partnerships with local ECE centers and tribal education partners.

Tribal College, Community Tackle Ways to Share Environmental Stewardship

The Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Working Group, hosted by Haskell Indian Nations College, is in its tenth year. This year’s annual meeting began with intention. The community was invited as a community to participate in two full days of dialogue, and all participants found their way to a fire that was kept burning for the duration of the gathering.