ERIC Number: ED227998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Ohoyo Makachi: Words of Today's American Indian Women. A First Collection of Oratory by American Indian/Alaska Native Women.
Verble, Sedelta, Ed.
The volume presents a collection of 39 conference speeches symbolizing an effort by American Indian and Alaska Native women to speak for themselves, about themselves and to each other. Topics of speeches presented at Tahlequah consist of: past positives and present problems of Indian women; squaw image stereotyping; status of Indian women in Federal employment; cross cultural networking; how the Equal Rights Amendment relates to Indians; how educational equity can make a difference; contemporary Indian humor; networking in Indian country; accessing Indian education; leadership development; Indian women administrators as role models; educational equity insight; and impacting curriculum. Other speech topics presented outside the Tahlequah conference, but included for their significance are: changing times and changing roles of Alaska Native women; steps toward Native leadership; Indian women as change agents for Indian policy; historical perspective of the Dakota woman; Indian women's challenge in the 80's; Indian women and feminism; and retrospect and prospect of the past, present, and future of Indian women. (ERB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: OHOYO Resource Center, Wichita Falls, TX.
Note: Addresses from the Ohoyo Resource Center Conference on Educational Equity Awareness (Tahlequah, Oklahoma, April 3-5, 1981) and other selected conference speeches.