ERIC Number: ED213559
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Resource Guide of American Indian and Alaska Native Women, 1980.
Anderson, Owanah P., Comp.; Verble, Sedelta D., Comp.
A resource listing of 678 prominent American Indian and Alaska Native women representing 159 tribes throughout the United States provides the following information: name, address, date and place of birth, tribal membership, field of interest, current occupation, Indian activities, women's advocacy, educational background and professional interest. The following are the majority of professional and advocacy skills the women possess: administration (federal, tribal and urban), cultural advocacy and arts (arts and humanities, traditional arts and crafts), economic development (program planning/management), education (adult/vocational, bilingual, curriculum development, early childhood, educational equity, higher education, Native American studies, teacher training, tribal education), employment (affirmative action/EEO, women's employment advocacy), health (administration, alcohol/drug abuse, Indian health advocacy), legal advocacy (legislative change/testify/lobby, treaty rights/legal advocacy/sovereignty, tribal council membership), media and communications, social and human services (child advocacy, domestic violence, Indian Child Welfare Act), skills for change (commission on status of women, conference/workshop speakers, published authors). Also included are indexes by tribe, state, and resource skills. (ERB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Women's Program Development, Inc., Wichita Falls, TX.
Note: Paper copy not available due to publisher's preference.