ERIC Number: ED127084
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Indian Education: The Right to Be Indian. The Third Annual Report to the Congress of the United States from the National Advisory Council on Indian Education.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
Constituting the third annual report of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE), this document is divided into the following six sections: (1) The Lessons of Title IV of the Indian Education Act: Needs and Achievements (full funding for Title IV; the role of the American Indian Policy Review Commission; direct Federal funding; vocational and post secondary education; resolutions of the Ad Hoc Committee of Native Americans Concerned with Indian Education; and the progress of 15 Title IV-Part A projects, presented via abstracts); (2) Toward Greater Indian Parent Committees and Tribal Involvement in Title IV (the means by which greater parent and tribal involvement may be effected); (3) Toward a More Effective Role of the NACIE (insuring NACIE's intended autonomy; NACIE's Federal Charter and the Executive Branch's circumvention of congressional will; clarification needs; NACIE's survival struggle; implementation of the Indian preference laws; and equal employment opportunities); (4) Definition of an American Indian: Title IV of the Indian Education Act of 1972 (suggested changes in the definition and the status of the council's investigation of the legal use of the term "Indian"); (5) NACIE Recommendations and Resolutions for 1975 (10 problem specific recommendations); (6) Appendix (extensive documentation re: funding; special and post secondary education; legislation; etc.). (JC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Advisory Committees, Agency Role, American Indians, Annual Reports, Community Involvement, Definitions, Educational Needs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Parent Participation, Policy Formation, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Special Education, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education.
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972