Monthly Archives: June 2010

Congratulations Graduates!

As June ends, the last of graduations at our nation’s 33 tribal colleges and universities are winding down. Our students have worked long hours, often juggling work and family responsibilities with their studies, to earn their college degrees. Here at the American Indian College Fund, we understand the hard work, long hours, and dedication it [...]

Native Students Thank You for Sharing Your Summer Bounty

June 21 marked the first day of summer solstice. Summer was traditionally a busy time among Native peoples, as sedentary tribes planted gardens and tended to their crops; and nomadic peoples followed the moving animals across the landscape and hunted and fished. Summers were and still are a time of bounty. As we enjoy our [...]

On the Road Again-South Dakota

Be sure to watch our blog this week as Jonas Greene and Jaime Aguilar set out for South Dakota to visit tribal colleges, interview students, and learn about their projects, passions, challenges and joys. Jaime and Jonas will share video, still photography, and many stories here.

Thank You to the College of Menominee

Thanks to the staff and students of the College of Menominee, the second portion of our visit was as successful as the first. We were able to interview some amazing students, including Liberal Arts and Sustainable Development major, Justin Gauthier. Justin had a unique perspective with regard to Menominee Nation’s natural resources, explaining that while [...]