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CAP, American Indian College Fund Kick Off Series Demonstrating How Investment in Tribal Colleges and Universities Builds Stronger Native Communities.

In the first column in a series on Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), the Center for American Progress partnered with the American Indian College Fund to examine how expanded funding for Tribal colleges and universities would help protect highly endangered languages, address systemic poverty, ensure Native students have access to a wide range of careers, and upgrade school infrastructure to assure safe classrooms and housing for students.

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CAP, American Indian College Fund Kick Off Series Demonstrating How Investment in Tribal Colleges and Universities Builds Stronger Native Communities.

CAP, American Indian College Fund Kick Off Series Demonstrating How Investment in Tribal Colleges and Universities Builds Stronger Native Communities.

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 18, 2022 ContactSarah Nadeausnadeau@americanprogress.org RELEASE: CAP, American Indian College Fund Kick Off Series Demonstrating How Investment in Tribal Colleges and Universities Builds Stronger Native Communities. Washington, D.C. — In the first column in a series on Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), the Center for American Progress partnered with the American Indian College Fund to examine how expanded funding for Tribal colleges and universities would...

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American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills Student Blanket Contest Opens November 15

American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills Student Blanket Contest Opens November 15

Prizes Include Scholarships and Cash Denver, Colo.—November 17, 2022—The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, the international lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, are announcing they are accepting submissions for The Tribal College Blanket Design Contest beginning November 15. All American Indian and Alaska Native students attending a tribal college or university are eligible to submit one or several designs in the competition, which awards scholarships and...

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American Indian College Fund to Host Book Discussion

American Indian College Fund to Host Book Discussion

American Indian College Fund to Host Book Discussion Join President and CEO, Cheryl Crazy Bull, and Author Chelsea T. Hicks, for a Discussion of “A Calm and Normal Heart” November 15, 2022, Denver, Colo. – As part of the American Indian College Fund’s Native American Heritage Month activities, president and CEO, Cheryl Crazy Bull, will lead a discussion of the book “A Calm and Normal Heart” with the author, Chelsea T. Hicks (Osage/Wazhazhe heritage). The discussion on Hicks’ collection of...

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American Indian College Fund Announces First Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Taylor Lucero

American Indian College Fund Announces First Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Taylor Lucero New Research and Evaluation Fellowship Offers Insight into College Fund and Native Communities Served November 10, 2022, Denver, Colo.– In keeping with its mission to positively impact the lives of American Indians by supporting their higher education and career goals and to support Native-led research, the American Indian College Fund launched a post-baccalaureate fellowship program within its Research and...

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Finding the Trail Left for Us 

Finding the Trail Left for Us 

By Govinda Budrow, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Ihduwiyayapi Project Administrator   How do we reclaim what Indigenous education is in our communities? This is the question that Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Child Development program is pursuing. Here are four lessons we have learned along the way. First, we must use words like reclaim. In this country much of the war waged against the Indigenous people has centered on children. The intention of Federal Indian Policy...

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