ERIC Number: ED356127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Montana's Indian Education. A University of Montana School of Journalism Special Report.
Montana Univ., Missoula. School of Journalism.
Originally presented in newspaper format, this report consists of 13 articles on American Indian education in Montana, written by journalism students at the University of Montana. The articles include: (1) "The Relentless Killing of a Culture" (David Zelio) which discusses the cultural genocide committed at boarding schools with the aim of assimilating Indian students; (2) "The Evolution of Indian Education" (Berrard L. Azure) which presents sketches of four Indian college students and their motivations and struggles toward higher education; (3) "Urban Indians Try to Hang on to Ancient Way" (Sharon Alton Moses) which discusses a cultural education program focussing on traditional arts and spiritual values for urban Indians in Missoula; (4) "In Box Elder, Cultivating Cultural Awareness" (Kathy McLaughlin) which discusses cultural education taught by elders at a reservation school as part of the effort to prevent alcohol and drug abuse; (5) "Elmer Main: Struggling to Salvage a Language Nearly Lost" (Sharon Alton Moses) which discusses one man's struggle to preserve the Gros Ventre language; (6) "Minerva Allen: Instilling Pride in a People" (Sharon Alton Moses) which discusses bilingual education in reservation schools: (7) "No School in These Parts" (Karen Coates) talks of the controversy over the lack of a high school on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation and the long bus rides and other effects on Indian students; (8) "The Day Jamie Almost Died" (Elizabeth Ichizawa) about alcohol abuse recovery programs for Indian adolescents; (9) "Healing Youngsters Close to Home" about the Blue Bay Healing Center, a camp focussing on community-based drug and alcohol treatment and prevention for adolescents; (10) "Living without Legends Mean the Dying of a People" (Woody Kipp) discusses alcoholism on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation; (11) "At Rocky Boy's: None of the Money Made Here Stays Here" (Craig Stauber) discusses economic development efforts and problems on Rocky Boy's Reservation; (12) "Tribal Colleges Build to Universities" (Kathy McLaughlin) discusses the growth of Montana's tribal colleges; and (13) "In Browning, Following a New Path" (Karen Coates) which discusses dropout prevention and reentry programs on the Blackfeet Reservation. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montana Univ., Missoula. School of Journalism.
Identifiers - Location: Montana