ERIC Number: ED103186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
The Native American Speaks.
Bromberg, Walter; And Others
This publication is the product of several workshops and is aimed at multi-ethnic integration of teacher attitudes, curriculum content, and teaching techniques. The 7 articles and 3 bibliographies, contributed by Native American consultants, emphasize recognition and alteration of bias in teacher attitudes, curriculum content, and teaching techniques. Articles are titled "Navajo Culture Today--Alteration of Tradition" (a brief history of Navajo cultural eras, the final era postulated as that of late 20th Century tribal or individual business enterprise); "Cultural Aspects That Affect the Indian Student in Public Schools" (time, competition, future orientation, and talk are cited as philosophical differences); "Contemporary and Traditional Clothing of the Pueblos" (a fashion show commentary designed to differentiate between the 19 pueblos in New Mexico); "The Varied and Changing Nature of the Indian Community" (a plea for educating teachers in terms of Indian identity and the negative aspects of paternalism); "Self Actualization Through the Creative Process" (creativity seen as a means of liberation); "Self-Image of the American Indian--A Preliminary Study" (drugs and Indian psychology, the Indian Gestalt view, and self-image and Indian psychology). (JC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Cooperative Research Program.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.