American Indian College Fund

Inside the College Fund

Creating Visibility and Supportive Campus Environments for Native American College Students

By Dina Horwedel - December 3, 2018

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. Native American college students…

Read More
Inside the College Fund

Give A Gift With Meaning; Give With Confidence

By Dina Horwedel - December 3, 2018

Columnist Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times suggests giving a “gift with meaning” in his…

Read More
Inside the College Fund

College Fund/Dollar General Remove Obstacles for Students Seeking GED

By Dina Horwedel - November 19, 2018

By Kateri Montileaux, OLC Director of Community Continuing Education and GED The Community Continuing Education/GED department of Oglala Lakota College…

Read More
Student Success

Student Self Care – Student Success

By David Bledsoe - October 17, 2018

 Self-Care starts with understanding what nourishes you, and what exhausts you. Two College Fund Scholars – Marcus Red Shirt (Oglala…

Read More
Inside the College Fund

In Memoriam: Nate St. Pierre, TCU President and College Fund Trustee, August 13, 2017

By Amita Manandhar - August 14, 2017

Nate Saint Pierre, right, pictured with his daughter this past spring. Mr. St. Pierre passed away August 13, 2017.

Read More
Inside the College Fund

Teachers Learn Techniques to Bolster Resiliency, Foster Classroom Connections

By Amita Manandhar - May 23, 2017

By Alicia Allard, Northwest Indian College Early Learning Center Director Native youth often face disproportionate challenges in their young lives.

Read More
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 Montana,…

Read More
Our Programs

Tribal College Students Embracing ECE Initiatives at NWIC

By Amita Manandhar - March 9, 2015

Things are moving fast at the Northwest Indian College and the Lummi community.  For the last three and a…

Read More
Inside the College Fund

President Crazy Bull Visits South Dakota

By Amita Manandhar - October 3, 2012

Expansion New classroom being built as part of expansion of OLC immersion school On Monday October 1st, my husband…

Read More
Inside the College Fund

Student Blogger Amber: Alaska Winters and Subsistence Living

By Amita Manandhar - July 6, 2012

Smokehouse with winter sunset in Unakleet I remember the cold winters we had in the past, but this winter…

Read More
Inside the College Fund

Meet Therese, Student Blogger from IAIA!

By Amita Manandhar - July 3, 2012

Therese is a student at the Institute of American Indian Arts I am Therese.  I just completed my first…

Read More

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…

Read More

The Making of Our Ad Campaign–See the Video

By Amita Manandhar - February 15, 2012

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to create a national advertising campaign? Wieden+Kennedy filmed a behind-the-scenes…

Read More

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…

Read More

Northwest Indian College Team Selected for NASA Student Rocket Launch

By Amita Manandhar - February 6, 2012

Congratulations to Team SkyWalkers, Northwest Indian College’s (NWIC) team that will be part of this year’s NASA Student…

Read More
Inside the College Fund

PSA Production goes to Oglala Lakota College

By Amita Manandhar - October 12, 2011

Rick Williams and Jake Locust set a plan for scouting locations in South Dakota. Our first day in South…

Read More