Native education

Inside the College Fund

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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Inside the College Fund

Early Child STEM Programs Grounded in Community Needs

By Dina Horwedel - January 25, 2019

By Amy Burland, Ed.D., Dean of the Salish Kootenai College Division of Education and Project Director for the Our People’s…

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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…

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Sacred Books for Little Ones

By Amita Manandhar - June 13, 2013

Nestled between the Lummi Bay and Bellingham Bay in Northwest Washington State, four tribal college early childhood education programs brought…

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SIPI Early Childhood Student is accepted into the Charles Carl Program at Yale University

By Amita Manandhar - June 4, 2013

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) is proud to announce that Andrea Vicente, a student…

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Updates from the Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative

By Amita Manandhar - March 27, 2013

The ECED Special Topics course attended the Native American Child and Family Conference on Wed. March 20th at the Hotel…

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Native American Heritage Month

Food for Thought: Stories from Sky’s Stomach

By Amita Manandhar - November 20, 2012

“You are what you eat” is a food saying I have already used on my blog, but for this particular…

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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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How Tribal Colleges Reverse Boarding School Native Education Legacy

By Amita Manandhar - January 27, 2012

Education was a tool used by the U.S. government to try to assimilate American Indians. This Week in Indian Country’s piece, “Schools…

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Tucson Schools Bans Books by Native, Chicano, and Latino Authors

By Amita Manandhar - January 23, 2012

Tucson schools are banning works by acclaimed Native American, Chicano and Latino authors. Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” and works by Henry…

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