Alaska Natives

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American Indian College Fund to Continue College Access and Success Program with $2.5 Million, Three-Year Grant

By Dina Horwedel - April 24, 2019

Native American and Alaska Native students are in a college-going and completion crisis. Research shows the national rate…

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College Admissions Scandal: Why Native Americans Are Not Surprised

By Dina Horwedel - March 30, 2019

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Inside the College Fund

Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education

By Dina Horwedel - February 1, 2019

Download the Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Natives in Higher Education Report…

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Inside the College Fund

Embrace Native Heritage Month

By Amita Manandhar - November 10, 2017

Recently, I’ve been reflecting on how important it is to be able to identify myself using terms that are personal…

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Inside the College Fund

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month!

By Amita Manandhar - November 10, 2017

Native American Heritage Month is a special time of the year for us when we celebrate our history and heritage…

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Student Success

Where Do You Find Internships?

By Amita Manandhar - May 17, 2017

Sasha Rivers, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and a student at Salish Kootenai College in…

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Navigating College in Alaska

By Amita Manandhar - August 26, 2016

  Our Native Pathways team embarked on a trip to Alaska to visit Ilisagvik College and Barrow High School. I…

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Our Programs

Uqautchim Uglua at Ilisagvik College

By Amita Manandhar - January 10, 2013

Ilisagvik College’s Uqautchim Uglua, or ‘language nest’ program, celebrated important milestones in 2012. The school introduced an Iñupiaq…

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Our Programs

Program supported to build and strengthen Iñupiaq language

By Amita Manandhar - December 27, 2012

Ilisagvik College President Pearl Brower was presented with a Proclamation of Support for the Uqautchim Uglua (language nest) Program…

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Student Blogger Amber: Summer Fishing

By Amita Manandhar - July 19, 2012

Amber holding a type of fish she caught known as “silvers.” My hometown, Unalakleet, is an Inupiaq village…

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Native Students Honored at AIHEC Conference

By Amita Manandhar - March 28, 2012

Over the weekend the American Indian College Fund held two events at the AIHEC Student Conference. On Saturday night the…

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American Indian College Fund Director, Joe Pytka, Receives One Club Honor

By Amita Manandhar - February 7, 2012

Contrary to the above headline, advertising legend Joe Pytka is most known for the hundreds of commercials he’s directed for…

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Racism Against Native Peoples is Not Dead; It’s Not Even Sleeping

By Amita Manandhar - March 9, 2011

In the post-racial society that President Obama’s election was alleged to have ushered in, it’s both sad and offensive to…

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