ERIC Number: ED063981
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Modern Indian Psychology. Revised Edition.
Bryde, John F.
Written on the basis of senior Indian verbal relatings collected over a 23-year span, this revised edition on modern Indian psychology incorporates suggestions from Indian students and their teachers, Indian and non-Indian social studies experts, and other Indian people. The book contains 6 major divisions: (1) "Culture and Indian Values" relates to acculturational psychology and culture, values, and Indian values; (2) "Psychology and Indian Psychology" deals with such topics as the importance of psychology, Indian personality, self concepts, perceived image from the dominant culture and its effects, stress, conflicts, frustration and some of its effects, motivation, success and failure experiences, and defense mechanisms; (3) "Values of the Dominant American Culture" encompasses such topics as "money success" and external conformity; (4) "Dealing with Cultural Conflicts" relates to specific conflicts of Indian and non-Indian values and how to deal with them; (5) "General Indian History" provides discussions of Indian historical background and the Olmecs, Incas, Mayas, and Aztecs; and (6) "Dakota or Sioux plains, and the Minnesota uprising. The book also contains 39 suggested readings, a glossary of Indian words, an index, and a summary. (MJB)
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Culture, American Indians, Culture Conflict, History, Leadership, Psychology, Socioeconomic Influences, Tribes, Values
The Dakota Press, University of South Dakota, State-wide Educational Services, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069 ($5.60 plus postage)
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Authoring Institution: South Dakota Univ., Vermillion. Inst. of Indian Studies.