Native Americans

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Relationships: Children Discovering STEM with the World Around Them

By Dina Horwedel - June 21, 2019

by Robyn Bennett, SKC Early Learning Center Pre-school Teacher, Janet Jolly, SKC Early Learning Center Director, and Dr. Amy Burland,…

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Free Webinar June 3 on College Fund’s College-Going Student Guidebook

By Dina Horwedel - May 22, 2019

Education professionals working with Native American high school students can attend a free webinar on Monday, June 3…

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Longtime College Fund Ad Agency Wieden+Kennedy Wins Webby Agency of Year Award

By Dina Horwedel - May 15, 2019

The Webby Awards honored Portland-based advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy as Webby Agency of the Year. The Agency of the Year…

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Experiencing Math through Art: Weaving Connections with a Lac Courte Oreilles Elder

By Dina Horwedel - May 10, 2019

Dennis White addresses a crowded room of early childhood educators with stories about how math…

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American Indian College Fund Named a 2019 Top Colorado Workplace

By Dina Horwedel - May 7, 2019

The American Indian College Fund was awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Denver Post. Located just…

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College Fund Publishes Free College-Going Guidebook for Native Students

By Dina Horwedel - May 2, 2019

The American Indian College Fund, with generous support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, is publishing an invaluable tool for Native…

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A Conference That Ignites Connections

By Dina Horwedel - April 25, 2019

By Gonda Budrow, Education Instructor, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College A team of in service and pre-service teachers…

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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 Fund Celebrates 30 Years of Service to Native Americans Pursuing Higher Education

By Dina Horwedel - April 15, 2019

The American Indian College Fund is celebrating the 30th anniversary of providing access to a higher education for Native Americans.

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SIPI Preservice Teachers Learn STEM Habits through Culturally Relevant Design Projects

By Dina Horwedel - April 10, 2019

By SIPI Early Childhood Education students Aubree Watson, Lila Platero, and Jonetta Damon SIPI interns Aubree…

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College Admissions Scandal: Why Native Americans Are Not Surprised

By Dina Horwedel - March 30, 2019

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

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TOCC’s GED Program Is a Game-Changer

By Dina Horwedel - March 8, 2019

Living on an Indian reservation the size of a state and shuttling between three tribal college campuses and six satellite…

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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…

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Statement on Forced Separation of Immigrant Children from Their Families

By Amita Manandhar - June 21, 2018

American Indians know the inter-generational psychological trauma that follows when children are removed from their families. Native children were forcibly…

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Student Success

Native students CAN fight diabetes

By Amita Manandhar - April 4, 2012

Many Native students are entering health care fields to stem the tide of diabetes that is engulfing Indian Country. However,…

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