Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Cold Winter

Winter is hard on everyone. Travel is difficult if not dangerous, and the colder temps in a northern climate make it hard to stay warm. American Indian students have a difficult time–with soaring gas prices and long commutes across dangerous roads, getting to school takes determination and strength. Yet our students do continue on, despite [...]

American Indian Leadership for the Future

This week marked the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth and leadership. In honor of King, Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, looks at the tenets of what makes a great leader from an American Indian perspective. We have seen a deterioration of leadership ethics and values in [...]

Differing Versions of History

Tribal colleges allow American Indian students to explore Native narratives of science, history, and more.

Natives Experience Culture Shock at Mainstream Colleges

Many Native students report experiencing culture shock at mainstream colleges and universities. Several institutions offer support to help guide them through the college experience, such as the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. Check out the video here.