American Indian College Fund Combats Cultural Erasure

Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum created a media firestorm recently when he said in a speech that the founders of the United States, “birthed a nation from nothing.”

His remarks highlighted the pervasive issue of the erasure of Native People and their many cultural contributions both prior to and after the formation of the United States.  Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, explores why these words are problematic and the work that AICF is doing to create meaningful change in communities through education.  Read the article.

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