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American Indian College Fund Upcoming Student Events

Free Events on Tribal Colleges, Tribal Blanket Contest, and Indigenous Activism

 

November 29, 2022



November 29, 2022, Denver, Colo. – The American Indian College Fund has several upcoming events with a Native student focus that are free and open to the public to attend.

• Tribal College and University Fair: The annual Tribal College and University starts today, November 29, at 1pm MST. The College Fund will hold two more sessions on November 30 and December 2 at 1pm MST. Attendees can meet tribal college students and staff and learn about top programs and admissions.

• 2023 Tribal College Blanket Contest Webinar: The 2023 Tribal College Blanket Contest Webinar welcomes tribal college students to join a webinar hosted by the College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills outlining the steps needed to submit their artwork for the contest. The event is Friday, December 2, at 3 pm MST.

• Indigenous Methodologies: Decolonizing Your Research: Join the guest speakers, Ph.D. students Nicholet Deschine Parkhurst and Cecilia Marek, and Ph.D. Candidate Danielle Lucero as they discuss their use of Indigenous methodologies to guide their research in Indigenous digital activism to #decolonizing love & relationships to #Indigenousfeminist zine-making.

Spaces for registration are limited. Register for all events through the Native Pathways Linktree at https://linktr.ee/nativepathways. Participants will receive an email with a Zoom link prior to the event.

About the American Indian College Fund—The American Indian College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native higher education for 33 years. The College Fund believes “Education is the answer” and provided $14.45 million in scholarships and other direct student support to American Indian students in 2021-22. Since its founding in 1989, the College Fund has provided more than $284 million in scholarships, programs, community, and tribal college support. The College Fund also supports a variety of academic and support programs at the nation’s 35 accredited tribal colleges and universities, which are located on or near Indian reservations, ensuring students have the tools to graduate and succeed in their careers. The College Fund consistently receives top ratings from independent charity evaluators and is one of the nation’s top 100 charities named to the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance. For more information about the American Indian College Fund, please visit http://www.collegefund.org.

 

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