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

Month: June 2019 Articles

Relationships: Children Discovering STEM with the World Around Them

Children are natural scientists and learn through exploring and creating props for play within their environment. Salish Kootenai College (SKC) Early Learning Center extends its learning community from inside walls to the outdoors, allowing children to discover the changes occurring in each season and to be immersed in nature.

With Few Role Models, Native Americans Struggle To Access Higher Education

American Indian College Fund President Cheryl Crazy Bull is interviewed for this California Public Radio story in which reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports that of the 280,000 students enrolled at University of California campuses, only about 1,100 of them are Native Americans — only about 100 more than 20 years ago.

College Fund Scholar Joins Supporter Diet Coke to Promote Conversation About Labels

Labels are tricky. They can mean different things to different people – and there’s no one-size-fits-all perspective. Some fight for and embrace labels as a means of connectivity, self-expression and, even, protection. Others reject the divisive labels that are imposed on them by others.

RX FOR HEALING IN INDIAN COUNTRY: CULTURAL COMPETENCY

Participants learned about the importance of culturally competent representation in health care, preparing for their careers, and improving health care in the communities they plan to serve.