Native American

Student Success

American Indian College Fund Scholar Highlights Food Insecurity Among College Students While Providing Greater Access For SNAP Recipients

By David Bledsoe - September 23, 2019

The challenges facing Native American students are many and diverse. Financial ineqality, culturally insensitive institutions and access to broadband Internet…

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Navajo Technical University Student Explores NASA’s Space Flight Technology, and the History of Her Own Tribe’s Technological Journey

By David Bledsoe - August 5, 2019

As the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first visit to the moon, American Indian College Fund Student…

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Student Success

2018-2019 American Indian College Fund Student Ambassadors Celebrate Successes

By David Bledsoe - July 15, 2019

The American Indian College Funds 2018-2019 Student Ambassadors represent some of the best Native students in the country. Recently,…

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College Fund Scholar Joins Supporter Diet Coke to Promote Conversation About Labels

By Dina Horwedel - June 18, 2019

Diet Coke is removing its label from a select run of limited-edition cans to symbolize the launch…

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Student Sets an Example For Her Family, and Her Tribe

By David Bledsoe - April 11, 2019

Hello my name is Lisa Jackson. I am from the Spirit Lake Tribe and I attend Cankdeska Cikana Community College.

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Inside the College Fund

College Fund Honors Wieden+Kennedy Co-Founder David Kennedy with PENDLETON® Pathway Blanket

By Dina Horwedel - April 1, 2019

Pawnee-Yakama artist Bunky Echo-Hawk poses with the blanket he designed in honor of David Kennedy.

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Threading the Needle from Theorist to STEM

By Dina Horwedel - March 27, 2019

By Cheryl LaRose, former Early Childhood Chair and For the Wisdom of the Children Project Director, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community…

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Navajo Technical University Student Finds Opportunity at Grace Hopper Celebration Women’s Tech Conference

By David Bledsoe - March 26, 2019

My name is Ariel Dolfin. I am a tribal college student at Navajo Technical University. Last year I was…

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Inside the College Fund

Sinte Gleska University Connects GED Classroom to Community, Culture

By Dina Horwedel - March 26, 2019

In 2019 the Sinte Gleska University Adult Basic Education (ABE) Department began offering community-based learning opportunities. The program introduces and…

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Student Success

My Path to College and Medical School

By Dina Horwedel - November 16, 2018

Shelbie Shelder By Shelbie Shelder, medical student at University of Minnesota Medical School Boozhoo (Hello)! My name is…

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Student Spotlight: Alumnus Dakota Kahbeah

By David Bledsoe - August 23, 2018

American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship recipient Dakota Kahbeah is from Okmulgee, OK, and is a member of…

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College Fund Launches LGBTQ Awareness Initiative with Webinar Series

By Amita Manandhar - June 12, 2018

The American Indian College Fund created the LGBTQ webinar series to provide a resource…

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