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Celebrating American Indian Education


Essential Understandings

American Indian College Fund

American Indian College Fund
8333 Greenwood Blvd.
Denver, CO 80221
Toll Free: (800) 776-3863
Telephone: (303) 426-8900
Fax: (303) 426-1200
Richard Williams
Email: rwilliams@collegefund.org

The American Indian College Fund raises funds from corporations, foundations, and individuals to provide scholarships and to build an endowment for Tribal Colleges in the United States. The colleges, which are located on or near reservations, provide academic, vocational, and technical educational opportunities to thousands of Native American students. Email: aicf@aol.com. Listing of Tribal Colleges at www.collegefund.org/colleges/map.html. Listing of scholarship opportunities at www.collegefund.org/scholarships/resources.html. Helpful guides to prepare for college online at www.collegefund.org/scholarships/guides.html.


American Indian Community Education Profile pdf file


Colorado Alternative Teacher Licensure Program pdf file


Colorado American Indian Education Resource Directory


Colorado Department of Education

201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793


Colorado Equity Toolkit


Inventory of Colorado Indian Education Curriculum Material


National Indian Education Association

National Indian Education Association
110 Maryland Avenue, N.E., Suite 104
Washington, D.C. 20002
Telephone: (202) 544-7290
Fax: (202) 544-7293
Email: niea@niea.org

The National Indian Education Association is a membership based organization committed to increasing educational opportunities and resources for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students while protecting our cultural and linguistic traditions. Excellent listing of Tribal and State Education Departments and BIA Funded Schools at www.niea.org/departments. Listing of college Native American Studies programs at www.niea.org/media/studies.php. Listing of scholarship opportunities at www.niea.org/media/scholarships.php.


Federal, State and Foundation Grant Opportunities Available to tribes: