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ERIC Number: ED010965
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-May-12
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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FEDERAL INDIAN POLICY AS IT AFFECTS LOCAL INDIAN AFFAIRS.
MCKINLEY, FRANCIS
THIS DOCUMENT IS AN ADDRESS WHICH DISCUSSES THE PROBLEMS RELATED TO INDIAN EDUCATION AND SEVERAL PROGRAMS WHICH ATTEMPT TO OVERCOME THESE PROBLEMS. THE PROBLEMS PRESENTED INCLUDE THE INDIAN'S EXTREME POVERTY, HIS LOW ASPIRATION LEVEL, HIS SELF-IMAGE, INDIAN ACCULTURATION, AND SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION AGAINST THE INDIAN. THE PROGRAMS DISCUSSED ARE--A UTE EXPERIMENT OF PLACING THE STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, A PROGRAM PUTTING THE TRIBAL COUNCIL THROUGH A LEADERSHIP TRAINING COURSE, AND A YOUTH CAMP EXPERIMENT THAT EXPOSED INDIAN CHILDREN TO SOCIAL EXPERIENCES, RECREATION, HOBBIES, SCIENCE PROJECTS, AND MUSIC PROGRAMS. TWO OTHER PROGRAMS MENTIONED ARE TRAINING INDIAN CHILDREN FOR LEADERSHIP, AND EDUCATION ADAPTED TO INDIAN CHILDREN'S NEEDS. THIS ADDRESS WAS GIVEN AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE INDIAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION (81ST, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, MAY 12, 1964). (JH)
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Identifiers: ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY; Arizona (Tempe)