ERIC Number: ED218015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual Resources. [American Indian Education Special Double Issue].
Bilingual Resources, v4 n2-3 Win-Spr 1981
The double issue of the journal, "Bilingual Resources," presents nine articles pertaining to American Indian education in various perspectives, poetry by four American Indian poets, and identifies 27 publications about American Indians. Subjects of articles include: evaluation and recognition of narrative competence within peer group interactions of Navajo 10- and 11-year olds; the need for Native American language to ensure liberation of Native people; description of materials production for an experimental summer course teaching sixth graders (White Mountain Apache) literacy in their own language; discussion and suggestions on how to handle teaching problems with Indian students; the importance of language in the mobilization of American Indians for goals of political self-determination and cultural autonomy; the imitation of European models in the Native programs of bilingual education; and a look at positive aspects of future Native education emphasizing the importance of "process" and "content." The section, "Tips for Teachers," addresses curriculum development for an American Indian classroom and American Indian education legislation. Citations for publications (books, charts/prints, periodicals, audiovisuals) include a brief description, availability source, language used in publication, type of book and length, intended level, and cost. (ERB)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Artificial Languages, Bilingual Education, Competence, Curriculum Development, Educational Legislation, Language Role, Narration, Native Language Instruction, Poetry, Tribes
Evaluation, Dissemination, and Assessment Center, Los Angeles, 5151 State Univ. Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Los Angeles. Evaluation, Dissemination and Assessment Center.
Identifiers: Navajo (Nation); White Mountain Apache (Tribe)
Note: For related documents, see RC 013 381-384. Double issue. Best copy available. Photographs and front cover may not reproduce well.