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Month: May 2018 Articles

Teamwork Helps Tohono O’odham Students Make College a Reality

A team of staff at Tohono O’odham Community College (TOCC) and local high schools, led by Daniel Sestiaga Jr. at TOCC, has helped nearly 100 students prepare for and college success thanks to a grant from the American Indian College Fund and AT&T.

University of New Mexico’s – Indigenous Design and Planning Institute

The Indigenous Design and Planning Institute (iD+Pi) at the University of New Mexico was established on the belief that Indigenous communities should benefit from the best practices that design and planning have to offer in a manner that is culturally informed. 

Two Native Americans Detained on Colorado Campus Tour, American Indian College Fund Urges Colleges to Make Institutions Welcoming

The story of two young Native American men detained by CSU Campus Police after a nervous parent called to report them has been in the news. The American Indian College Fund is urging education institutions to take steps to make their campuses welcoming for Native people and other people of color.

CSU Tour Incident Is Nothing New for Native Students

In this op-ed, originally published in Teen Vogue, Native education scholars Amanda Tachine (Navajo Nation) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation) explore the recent news concerning two Native American brothers who were questioned during a campus tour, and how this incident reflects the “othering” that many Indigenous people experience in the United States on a daily basis