ERIC Number: ED361157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Indian Education: A Federal Entitlement. 19th Annual Report to the U.S. Congress for Fiscal Year 1992.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
The annual report of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE) compiles statistical information on the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives and includes recommendations for the improvement of federal Indian education programs. Part 1 describes the purpose and functions of NACIE. Part 2 contains NACIE's recommendations to Congress including revisions to current legislation such as the Indian Education Act. Part 3 presents a chronological view of the development of Indian education during the past 200 years and summarizes resolutions of the White House Conference on Indian Education, adopted January 1992. Part 4 is comprised of a discussion of "Land for Education" and a paper by Kirke Kickingbird and G. Mike Charleston titled, "Responsibilities and Roles of Governments and Native People in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives." Part 5 describes grants issued to local educational agencies through the Indian Education Act, and lists fellowship recipients. Part 6 is a paper by D. Michael Pavel titled, "American Indians in Higher Education." Data tables detail enrollments and funding of tribally controlled schools and colleges, Bureau of Indian Affairs schools, and Indian adult education programs. Appendices contain: (1) fiscal year 1992 program profiles; (2) Office of Indian Education showcase project descriptions; (3) tables and figures for Indian Education funding in fiscal year 1992; (4) NACIE Alumni, 1972-1992; and (5) fiscal year 1992 federal register notices. (KS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.