ERIC Number: ED076067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Language in American Indian Education.
Slager, William R., Ed.; Madsen, Betty M., Ed.
Several articles dealing with bilingual education and language acquisition among American Indians illustrate problems representative of this ethnic minority. The major article by W. Miller considers the Shoshoni language as an "obsolescing" language, and a bibliography of the Numic languages is included. The information exchange section reports on: (1) a conference on child language, (2) summaries and excerpts from conference papers, (3) population change, (4) Indian student leadership and inservice training, (5) language instruction, (6) English kindergarten for speakers of Miccosukee, (7) films for classroom use, (8) student publications, (9) American Indian Historical Society periodicals, (10) teacher corps, (11) Title 7 projects for Indian languages, and (12) local resource materials. Books reviewed include "Conceptual Learning,""Early Childhood Bilingual Education," and "Adapting and Writing Language Lessons." Several short stories are also included. (RL)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.
Authoring Institution: Utah Univ., Salt Lake City.