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.

A Native American student wears a mortarboard with an eagle feather and Native regalia at the United Tribes Technical College Spring Graduation.

Compared to other UC students, Native Americans are 11 percent less likely to earn a degree within six years. Guzman-Lopez explores the reasons for the college-access and graduation crises among Native Americans.


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