ERIC Number: ED124313
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Geographical Perspectives on Native Americans: Topics and Resources. Publication No. 1.
McDonald, Jerry N., Ed.; Lazewski, Tony, Ed.
Emphasizing human geography, this collection of 10 papers is designed to constitute basic lecture topics for a college level course concerned with Native American human geography and to serve as a guide to published materials and primary data/documentary sources on Native Americans. Comprised of three sections, this publication includes an exemplary course syllabus, seven papers on various aspects of human geography, and three papers which describe and/or list both published and unpublished sources for geographic study of Native Americans. Papers are titled as follows: "Where Are the Indians?" (the syllabus); "Native American Traditional Economic Values and Systems: Some Dispersed Samples"; "The Mormon Indian Farms: An Attempt at Cultural Integration"; "Some Concepts of Sacred Space Among North American Indians"; "Native American Employment in a Frontier Region"; "A Geographical Analysis of Demographic and Economic Characteristics of the Choctaw Indian in Oklahoma and Mississippi"; "American Indian Migrant Spatial Behavior as an Indicator of Adjustment in Chicago"; "The American Indian Family in Los Angeles"; "National Archives and Records Service Resources for the Study of Native Americans"; "Material of Geographic Import in the National Anthropological Archives"; "Census Data and Native Americans". (JC)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Archives, Census Figures, Culture Conflict, Economic Development, Higher Education, Human Geography, Instructional Materials, Migrants, Religion, Resource Materials, Social Science Research, Socioeconomic Status, Space Orientation, Urban Areas, Values
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: California; Illinois; Mississippi; Oklahoma