by Dr. Chris Fried, Professor and Co-Project Director and Dr. Derek Stewart, Professor and Co-Project Director Faculty audit forms and community connection documents. The Sitting Bull College early childhood education program was awarded the Ihduwiyayaypi: Advancing...
The Importance of Giving: Native Nonprofit Day 2023
May 19, 2023 marks the second annual Native Nonprofit Day. Beginning May 1, donors, from large foundations to individuals, are encouraged to give to Native-led nonprofits directly. The campaign is supported by the Native Ways Foundation and culminates on Native...
NNSP Statement on Tribal Regalia at Graduations
Four national Native scholarship providers comprise the NNSP: the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), the Cobell Scholarship Program administered by Indigenous Education, Inc., and Native Forward Scholars Fund.
Help Us Create Awareness of Murdered and Missing Indigenous People
May 1-7 marks the National Week of Action for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women. Indigenous people disproportionately go missing or are murdered in this country, including women, girls, men, boys, and two-spirit (LGBQT) relatives. The American Indian College Fund urges our communities and supporters to use this week for public healing and to demand accountability from governments and law enforcement for this crisis, while remembering those we have lost. We ask our supporters to create greater visibility of Native people and greater awareness of the issue so this is no longer a “silent issue.”
American Indian College Fund Staff Member to Speak at Mental Health Summit
The American Indian College Fund’s Transfer and Admissions Program Administrator, Nicolette Weston, will speak at the National Scholarship Providers Association’s (NSPA) Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. The National Scholarship Providers Association focuses on advancing the collective impact of scholarship providers and the awards they offer.
The Land: Meaning, Perception and Worldviews
by Kai Teague Language is a means of communication and can take many forms, shapes, colors, and sounds. Language is essentially a code embedded with meaning. Meaning is derived from our experiences in life. In order to learn a different language, it is likely you 1)...
The Land: Thoughts Into Action
by Kai Teague What does water do? What does any seed, shoot, or root do? What does any other animal do? Buffalo, and birds What about moss or matts that grow on rocks? They disrupt, stir, break…ground, soil, rocks, and seeds. Water and wind move over, and through,...
Tohono O’odham Community College’s Pre-College Program Graduates Three GED Students in 2022 and Launches Pre-College GED FAST TRACK Option in 2023
Tohono O’odham Community College continues to make strides in pre-college pathway options for Native students, setting them up for success in their college and career journeys.
Standing In Our Power
The Standing in Our Power Ojibwe cultural project is working to reduce the impact of the long history of cultural genocide. The project aims to provide women with the opportunity to learn cultural roles and teachings to take back power and reclaim their sacredness as women.
Native Plants: Cultural and Environmental Importance
The Native Plant Revival project goal is to restore native plans while sharing their benefits and connections to Indigenous people, their importance for the ecosystem, and ways they can provide for every creature and organism.