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Dina Horwedel, Director of Public Education, American Indian College Fund
303-426-8900, dhorwedel@collegefund.org

Colleen R. Billiot, Public Education Coordinator, American Indian College Fund
720-214-2569, cbilliot@collegefund.org

February 24: TCUs and Native American-Serving Institutions Webinar

Cheryl Crazy Bull of American Indian College Fund to Explore How Place-Based Education Transforms Native Students and Communities

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, will present a webinar on February 24, 2022, from 1-2 PM Eastern Time (11 AM-12 PM  Mountain Time) about how Tribal Colleges and Universities and rural Native-serving institutions connect Indigenous students to their identity through place-based education. Through its focus on place and identity, these remarkable institutions foster the health and well-being of Indigenous students while focusing on a commitment to community. TCUs also provide a unique view for educators about how education can be transformative in challenging socio-economic environments.

The event is part of a series of professional development webinars sponsored by the Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges.

To register visit https://www.regionalcolleges.org/professional-development.

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American Indian College Fund Develops Transfer Data Guidebook for TCUs

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American Indian College Fund Partners with Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies to Enhance Native Arts Programs 

American Indian College Fund Partners with Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies to Enhance Native Arts Programs 

The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) announced new efforts to enhance Native arts curriculum development programs at six tribal colleges and universities (TCUs). Each of the participating TCUs will receive $100,000 to enrich their curricula by integrating Indigenous education values and incorporate Native knowledge, language, and cultural practices. The project will also help to expand institutional capacity, developing or revising academic courses, minors, and certificate and degree programs.

American Indian College Fund Partners with Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies to Enhance Native Arts Programs 

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Did you know there are federal laws regarding what museums can keep in their collections when it comes to Native peoples? The American Indian College Fund believes elevating the visibility of contemporary Native artists and their voices is integral to telling our stories. It is just as important for Native people to be represented respectfully and accurately through the arts in museums and other institutions.