ERIC Number: ED040793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Community Background Reports: The Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, South Dakota. National Study of American Indian Education, Series I, No. 6, Final Report.
As a part of the Final Report of the National Study of American Indian Education, this document describes the town of Eagle Butte, South Dakota, on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation approximately 100 years after the signing of the 1868 Treaty with the Sioux. A 3-member research team collected data via interviews with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and influential persons. Historical background, physical features, tribal government, economic and employment opportunities, and community action programs are discussed, as are housing, health, social services, and recreation. Aspects of education related to the administration, teachers, students, curriculum, physical facilities, relations with parents and community, and adult education are explored. Maps and tables pertinent to the reservation are included. (AN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, Community Action, Community Characteristics, Educational Trends, Employment Opportunities, Field Interviews, Health, Living Standards, Parent School Relationship, School Administration, School Community Relationship, Social Influences, Socioeconomic Background, Students
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Colorado Univ., Boulder. Inst. of Behavioral Science.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Univ., IL.
Identifiers: Sioux (Tribe); South Dakota