ERIC Number: ED220243
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Indian Education: America's Unpaid Debt. A Compendium Report Covering Calendar Years 1980-1981. The Eighth Annual Report to the Congress of the United States.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
The eighth annual report to Congress from the National Advisory Council on Indian Education is a compendium report of activities during calendar years 1980 and 1981, inclusive. Part I contains Council's recommendations to Congress and the Secretary of Education: if the Department of Education is dismantled, all Indian education programs directly benefiting Indian children and adults be transferred intact to an independent agency or foundation other than the Department of Interior; Federal trust responsibility be fully implemented, maintained, and upheld; Congress review any proposed budget reductions for Indian programs to assure Federal Indian trust responsibilities are maintained; documents and data prepared by the Council through field hearings be utilized in reauthorization of Indian education legislation. Part II provides state-by-state reports of Indian fellowships in 1980 and 1981 and Title IV funding. Part III furnishes profiles of Title IV programs and fellowships for 1980, and Part IV reports on the Council's activities for 1980 and 1981. Nine appendices include a legal position paper by Kurt Blue Dog and a legislative analysis of the Federal role in Indian education by Vine Deloria, Jr. Ten tables give information on state distribution of funds for 1980 and 1981. (AH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Government School Relationship, Resource Allocation, Trust Responsibility (Government)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972 Title IV