ERIC Number: ED338448
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Papers from the Mokakit Conference "Establishing Pathways to Excellence in Indian Education" (1st, Ontario, Canada, July 25-27, 1984).
McCue, Harvey A., Ed.
This volume contains 11 selected papers from the first Mokakit conference on Indian education in Canada. Mokakit, a Blackfoot word meaning "to strive for wisdom," was selected as the name of the sponsoring organization, which promotes the participation of Indians at all levels of educational research. Papers include: (1) "Locally Developed Native Studies Curriculum: An Historical and Philosophical Rationale" (J. Archibald); (2) "Teachers' Attitudes toward the Oral English of Indigenous Children in Saskatchewan and Queensland" (H. Blair); (3) "1981 Census Perspective Planning for Native Language Programs" (B. Burnaby); (4) "Research on Indian Intelligence Testing: Review and Prospects" (R. Chrisjohn and C. Lanigan); (5) "'Silence Won't Get You Anywhere'" (M. Dielman); (6) "Native Indian Education and Clinical Supervision" (R. Este); (7) "Indian Control of Indian Education: Over a Decade Later" (V. Kirkness); (8) "Testing, Assessment Research, and Increased Control by Native Communities" (D. McShane); (9) "Quality of Education of Native Indian Students in Canada" (A. More); (10) "The Relationship between Academic Achievement and Teacher Expectations of Native Children in a Northern Manitoba Community School" (W. Rampaul, M. Singh, and J. Didyk); and (11) "The Mt. Currie Indian Community School: Innovation and Endurance" (J. Wyatt-Benyon). (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Canada Natives, Cultural Influences, Educational Research, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Native Language Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship
Mokakit Education Research Association, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mokakit Indian Education Research Association, Vancouver (British Columbia).
Identifiers: Canada; Tribally Controlled Education; Tribally Controlled Schools