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American Indian College Fund Publishes Volume Six of The Tribal College and University Research Journal

One-of-a-Kind Journal Features TCU Faculty Research


September 20, 2022, Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund published the latest volume of the Tribal College and University research journal. First launched in 2016, the research journal supports tribal college and university (TCU) faculty in disseminating their academic work to Indigenous communities and the wider research community. The journal publishes articles in a variety of fields such as environmental science, Indigenous health and wellness, student success, and tribal college program development.

Volume 6 of the research journal contains case studies focused on topics such as seed germination, culture as a method to improve mental health, and methods for increasing Native student success. Volume 6 of the research journal can be found on the College Fund’s website at Printed copies of the research journal are available at no charge by contacting Heidi Normandin at


About the American Indian College Fund—The American Indian College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native higher education for 33 years. The College Fund believes “Education is the answer” and provided $15.5 million in scholarships and other direct student support to American Indian students in 2020-21. Since its founding in 1989 the College Fund has provided more than $259 million in scholarships, programmatic and community support. The College Fund also supports a variety of academic and support programs at the nation’s 35 accredited tribal colleges and universities, which are located on or near Indian reservations, ensuring students have the tools to graduate and succeed in their careers. The College Fund consistently receives top ratings from independent charity evaluators and is one of the nation’s top 100 charities named to the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance. For more information about the American Indian College Fund, please visit

Journalists—The American Indian College Fund does not use the acronym AICF. On second reference, please use the College Fund.

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