ERIC Number: ED066281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Oct-30
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Report of Annual Conference on Indian Affairs (Pierre Boarding School, Pierre, South Dakota, October 29-30, 1969).
South Dakota Univ., Vermillion. Inst. of Indian Studies.
The Institute of Indian Studies and the United Sioux Tribes jointly sponsored a conference on 29-30 October 1969. The needs of the American Indian people were discussed by a large cross section of Indian participants. Indian concern about education and the malpreparation of Indian youths in education stood out. The conference report is divided into 3 sections: (1) the verbatim transcription of remarks by conferees, and sequences of events taken from stenographic notes and tape recordings; (2) a detailed discussion of each of the 15 subject areas discussed--intertribal conflict and accommodations, internal strife, college level courses in the Dacotah language, economic developments and job opportunities, requests for support of American Indian students, off-reservation (Urban) needs, self-determination, need for Indian radio and television programs, revision of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, financing of Indian student activities by the Institute, direction to be taken by the Institute in meeting the needs of Indian people, establishment of an alcoholic rehabilitation center, requests for courses for junior managers, health, and creation of a National Prarie Park to be controlled and operated by American Indians--the action or proposed action, if indicated, taken by the Institute, and letters from conferees expressing their opinions after arriving home; and (3) a discussion of conference plans and administrative arrangements. (FF)
Descriptors: American Indians, Conference Reports, Culture Conflict, Educational Environment, Educational Needs, Ethnic Groups, Governmental Structure, Health, Higher Education, Individual Power, Nutrition, Program Development
Institute of Indian Studies, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 ($1.00)
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Authoring Institution: South Dakota Univ., Vermillion. Inst. of Indian Studies.