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ERIC Number: ED020825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr-4
Pages: 3
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Reference Count: 0
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YAZZIE REPORTS ON EDUCATION ACTIVITIES.
YAZZIE, ALLEN D.
THE FUNCTIONS, ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND NEEDS OF THE NAVAJO TRIBAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE IS THE SUBJECT OF THIS REPORT TO THE SENATE SUB-COMMITTEE ON INDIAN EDUCATION. THE MAIN JOB OF THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE IS TO SERVE AS A CONNECTING LINK BETWEEN THE NAVAJO TRIBAL COUNCIL AND EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES SERVING NAVAJO YOUTH. THE MAIN ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE COMMITTEE HAS BEEN AN INCREASED INVOLVEMENT OF PARENTS AND TRIBAL LEADERS IN THE SCHOOL PROGRAM. THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE HAS ALSO ENCOURAGED THE USE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION MASS MEDIA IN RELATING THE EDUCATIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE NAVAJO CHILDREN. CONFERENCES HAVE BEEN SPONSORED AS HAVE CAMPAIGNS TO ENCOURAGE THE CHILDREN TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION. EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS HAS ENABLED SEVERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS AND A DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL TO BECOME OPERATIONAL. BOARDING SCHOOLS, IMPROVED ROADS, AND ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT ARE LISTED AS THE PRIMARY NEEDS IN NAVAJO EDUCATION. THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE "NAVAJO TIMES," WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA, APRIL 4, 1968, P.27. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Navajo Tribe Public Relations and Information Dept., Window Rock, AZ.
Identifiers: NAVAJO TRIBAL COUNCIL; NAVAJO TRIBAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE