News and Announcements

Student Emergency Fund

American Indian Graduate Center raises $210,000 for students

Student Emergency Fund provides financial relief amidst COVID-19 American Indian Graduate Center has empowered 91 students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic through the Student Emergency Fund, which was established in March. The fund has granted $142,843 in direct assistance to Native students to date. “Our team has been working diligently to provide students the critical

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lightning woman

Lightning Woman

Lightning Woman Kelly Rae Cleveland The vast amount of tribulations and errors one is held accountable for can often cloud the desire to evolve past such moments. I, myself, am no stranger to the pressure of external and internal factors competing with my passion to express my thoughts, actions and need to tell stories. From

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Long Way Around - Dr. Sandy Littletree

Long Way Around: Dr. Sandy Littletree

Native Librarian Advises, ‘It’s OK to switch gears’ American Indian Graduate Center Alumna Dr. Sandy Littletree When you talk with Dr. Sandy Littletree (Navajo Nation) about her background, she admits that she didn’t have a clue when mapping out her education. “I knew that I wanted to get a Ph.D because I just knew that

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AIGC Careers

We are seeking a Controller to join our team – apply today!

Are you looking for an impactful career? Apply online today! American Indian Graduate Center is seeking a talented individual for the role of Controller to join our team and help us empower Native students pursuing higher education. Sound like the job for you? Please visit our careers page for more information and apply today! Controller Position Summary The Controller

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AIGC Partnership - Tribal Elders

American Indian Graduate Center contributes $10,000 in COVID relief partnership

Native nonprofits work together to support Tribal Elders amidst COVID-19 pandemic Photo Courtesy of American Indigenous Business Leaders Albuquerque, New Mexico – April 14, 2020 – American Indian Graduate Center has committed $10,000 to create and distribute care packages to Tribal Elders among local communities with American Indigenous Business Leaders. “Our very first teachers are

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Reuben Zendejas - Native American dance

Law School Hopeful Seeks to Give Voices to Those That Go Unheard

AIGC Scholar Ruben Zendejas- Omaha Tribe of Nebraska When Ruben Zendejas’s (Omaha Tribe of Nebraska) father first introduced him to traditional Native American dance, the young boy never fathomed the experience would plant dormant seeds, patiently awaiting their chance to grow. His father, a Tribal court judge of half-Omaha descent, wanted his son to connect

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AIGC Careers

We’re hiring a Mentoring Program Manager!

Are you looking for an impactful career? Apply online today! American Indian Graduate Center is seeking a talented individual for the role of Mentoring Program Manager to join our team and help us empower Native students pursuing higher education. Sound like the job for you? Please visit our careers page for more information and apply today! Mentoring

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Nonprofit of the Year

American Indian Graduate Center recognized as Nonprofit of the Year Honoree

The Center for Native Scholarships ranked as one of the top nonprofits in New Mexico Business news publication Albuquerque Business First named American Indian Graduate Center as Nonprofit of the Year honoree for their inaugural Philanthropy Awards.  The nonprofit, which was recognized along with All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center and NDI New Mexico, will be

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American Indian Graduate Center welcomes new Chief Operating Officer

Tim Harjo joins the executive team at The Center for Native Scholarships Albuquerque, New Mexico – March 20, 2020 – American Indian Graduate Center is pleased to announce Tim Harjo (Fort Sill Apache Tribe) was selected as the new Chief Operating Officer. “We are elated to welcome Tim to our team,” said Angelique Albert (Confederated

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