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

Month: October 2018 Articles

College-bound Native Program Helps Students Explore Options

During Native American Heritage Month (November) there is a lot of talk about what defines a Native American. To those of us at the American Indian College Fund, Native people are aspiring college students, college students, and college graduates. These Natives everywhere are using or want to access a higher education to be strong, successful, and vital to their communities.

High school benchmarks – 2018

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

Natives Must Vote!

Voting matters because legislators make decisions that impact our daily lives. They decide matters of public policy. They appoint boards. They vote on legislation that controls national, state, and local resources for education and natural resources. Most importantly, they allocate budget monies to their constituents’ priorities.

Student Self Care – Student Success

Self-Care starts with understanding what nourishes you, and what exhausts you. Two College Fund Scholars – Marcus Red Shirt (Oglala Lakota) from Haskell Indian Nations University and Elizabeth Ton (Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin) from the University of Wisconsin-Superior, are sharing some self-care tips that help them to stay healthy and succeed at college: