American Indian Education Resources
School, College and University Indices
Non-Reservation Located Institutes and Universities
Education: Language and Culture
- American Indian Learning Styles Survey: An Assessment of Teachers' Knowledge The Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, v. 13 pp. 59-77, Spring 1994.
- Assessment for American Indian and Alaska Native Learners The essay describes studies that have shown the inadequacies of these assessment methods as well as theories that attempted to explain the poor test results of the AI/AN population.
- American Indian Learning Styles
- Culturally Responsive Teaching for American Indian Students Includes sections on (1) Diversity within the American Indian Population, (2) Tribal Language Versus English, (3) Cultural Identity (4) American Indian Family Structure
- Dene Kede: Education: A Dene Perspective A Dene view of the meaning of education. Excellent resource. A must for understanding the Dene point of view. Contains chapters on the place of elders,language, family in the Dene culture (Tribes of the Northwest Territories in Canada: eg. the Slavey, Yellowknife, the Dogrib, the Gwich'in)
- "A frame for the Native intellect: celebrated, solicited, and revealed"Reflective thinker, sage, philosopher, and teacher are four words used to define, extend or replace scholar*. A word frequently used for scholar is intellectual.
- "Young Seminoles and Natural Math" From The Journal of Educational Issues of Language Monority Students 1996 LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
- "American Indian Culture and Curriculum: A Guide to Literature" M. Hermes. From The Tribal College Journal - 1997 (Journal of American Indian Higher Education Consortium-AIHEC)
- Cultural Values and Beliefs "Cultural Values and Beliefs [belong] to the Tribal Members not to be sold for profit. It's like a person recieving His or Her own spiritual Gift from the Spirits. It is given freely to be use to help people, the same way He or She has recieved it. "
- "Identifying Scholars on the Tribal Community" (1996)This paper provides an overview of the Northern Cheyenne concepts of education and the dichotomy that exists between this tribe's view of reality and that view held by the mainstream culture. From this perspective, insights are provided to show how the Northern Cheyenne perceive scholars and the work they do in the community. Further, a discussion is included to demonstrate how oppression on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation detracts from tribal scholarship.
- "Issues in American Indian Research: The Perspective of a Reservation Indian""Historically, American Indian communities have endured inaccurate and damaging findings in research studies because of (among other reasons) unrestricted access, questionable methodologies, broad cultural generalizations and a disregard for the cultural and spiritual beliefs of tribal communities." T. Peacock, University of Minnesota
LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY
- Language Activists Panel Summary Jon Reyner 1995
- "Maintaining Languages: What Works? What Doesn't?" Joshua Fishman
- Navajo Language Immersion Programs in Arizona Center for Excellence in Education, Flagstaff
- "What Do You Lose When You Lose Your Language?" Joshua Fishman
- "What My Hualapai Language Means To Me" Damon Clarke
- Multiculturalism: A Definition
- Native American Multicultural Education NAMES is an innovative adult education project that nurtures a reclaiming of individual power through the education process. Thereby it provides opportunities for employment, job advancement, vocational or college education, career-building, increased self-esteem, improved leadership potential and cultural understanding.
- Countering Prejudice Against American Indians and Alaska Natives Through Antibias Curriculum and Instruction
- Blueprints for Indian Education
- Education Issues on Reservation Colleges From The Tribal College Journal - 1997 (Journal of American Indian Higher Education Consortium-AIHEC) Education: Bicultural-Bilingual
- Education Issues on Reservation Colleges 2 From The Tribal College Journal - 1997 (Journal of American Indian Higher Education Consortium-AIHEC)
- American Indian Education California Department of Education: Needs of American Indian Students, American Indian Education Programs, References. An excellent resource
- Internet Stategies for Empowering Indigenous Communities in Teaching and Learning A Paper presented at the 1996 Annual Conference of the Internet Society
- Drop-out Rates Among American Indian and Alaska Natives: Beyond Cultural Discontinuity Is cultural continuity the answer?
- Effective Instructional Conversation in Native American ClassroomsNational Center on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning (1994)
- "A Guide to Literature on Reforming American Indian Research" R. Christensen, T. Peacock. From The Tribal College Journal - 1997 (Journal of American Indian Higher Education Consortium-AIHEC)
- Indian Teacher and Educational Personnel
- A Short Statement on Indigenous Education Systems
- American Indian Education BiasThe Journal of Educational Issue of Language Minority Students, V. 15, Winter 1995. Boise State University
- "Native Scholarship: Explorations in the New Frontier" M. Ambler. From The Tribal College Journal - 1997 (Journal of American Indian Higher Education Consortium-AIHEC) Education: Bicultural-Bilingual
- "Reinvisioning American Indian Education" M. Ambler. From The Tribal College Journal - 1997 (Journal of American Indian Higher Education Consortium-AIHEC)
Acculturation and Assimilation
- "Education of Native Americans: Hampton Institute 1878-1923" and its history Susan Han, Duke University
- The Carlisle Classroom A view of the classroom
- The Carlisle Indian School it's history and roster of students (1879-1918) "The common schools are the stomachs of the country in which all people that come to us are assimilated within a generation. When a lion eats an ox, the lion does not become an ox but the ox becomes a lion." Henry Ward Beecher
- "Naming the Indians." American Monthly Review of Reviews 15 (Mar. 1897): 301-307. (by Frank Terry: Superintendant of US Boarding School For Crow Indians, Montana. 1897)
- "Simon Pokagon on Naming the Indians." American Monthly Review of Reviews 16 (Sept. (1897): 320-321.
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