ERIC Number: ED233826
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
American Indian Issues in Higher Education. Contemporary American Indian Issues Series, No. 3.
California Univ., Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center.
A collection of 17 articles on American Indian issues in higher education contains Russell Thornton's introduction, "American Indian Studies as an Academic Discipline: A Revisit," plus five major sections. "Purpose of American Indian Studies" covers relevancy of Indian Studies in higher education (Duchene); an alternative model for Native American Studies programs (Churchill); role of university Native American Studies programs in facilitating tribal education and economic development (Peregoy); history/structure/organization of University of North Dakota's Indian Studies Department (Eder). "Native Americans in Higher Education" discusses rationale and retention in relation to the section topic (Otis); graduate training requirements for American Indian educational administrators (Noley); a case study of American Indian education and confluent education (Bindel); Bureau of Indian Affairs higher education program in southern California (Rinnander). Adjustment programs for American Indian college students (Brown) and heritage consistency continuum in counseling Native American students (Zitzow, Estes) comprise "The Indian College Student.""Curriculum Research" addresses curriculum research for American Indian education: alcohol and American Indians (Bill); colonialism in writing American Indian history (Ortiz); methodology in Cherokee tribal history (Holm); Native American literatures (Lincoln). American Indian Studies and the future (Rouillard) and intercultural communication as an academic haven for Native American Studies (Lujan, Hill) are discussed in the final section. (MH)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administrator Education, Alcoholism, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies, American Indians, College Students, Colonialism, Counselor Client Relationship, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Research, Educational History, Federal Indian Relationship, Higher Education, Humanistic Education, Intercultural Communication, Leadership Training, Program Attitudes, Program Effectiveness, Tribes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center.
Identifiers: Bureau of Indian Affairs; California; University of North Dakota
Note: Published results of the Annual Spring Conference on Contemporary American Indian Issues (4th, Los Angeles, CA, 1980).