ERIC Number: ED209049
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
D-Q University: Native American Self-Determination in Higher Education.
Deganawidah Quetzalcoatl University (D-QU), the first Native American controlled Indian-Chicano college in America, began operation in 1971 near Davis, California, with the primary objective of facilitating Indian and Chicano self-determination, not only in higher education but in all facets of Indian and Chicano life. Part One is a history of D-QU, detailing events leading to its establishment, its structure, community development projects, and its continuing struggle against the dominant society. A compilation of speeches, interviews, and articles by Native Americans appearing at or associated with D-QU, Part Two includes: "Indian People Need to Control Their own Institutions" (Lois Risling); "My Challenge to You, for Your Consideration in the 80's" (David Risling, Jr.); "The Development of a Native American Intelligentsia and the Establishment of D-Q University" (Jack D. Forbes); "Who's Gonna Hire a Machine Gunner" (Roger Neadeau); "Internal Problems Faced by the D-Q Movement" (Jack D. Forbes, Kenneth R. Martin, David Risling, Jr.); "That's What I Would Like D-QU to Become" (Cipriano Manuel); "Being Indian Is a Spiritual Thing" (Darrell Standing Elk); "It's an Institution That's Based on Freedom" (Norber Dupuis); "Leonard Crow Dog at D-QU"; (Ed McGinty); "Red Power" (Phillip Deere); "Statement about the American Indian Movement" and "We Will Begin the Walk for Survival Across this Country" (Dennis Banks). (NEC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Developing Institutions, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Federal Indian Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Institutional Characteristics, Mexican American Education, School Community Relationship, Self Determination, Social History, Spanish Speaking, Tribes
Native American Studies/Applied Behavioral Sciences, Tecumseh Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 ($5.30).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Davis. Dept. of Applied Behavioral Sciences.