ERIC Number: ED401079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Native Education Directory: Organizations and Resources for Educators of Native Americans. [Revised.]
Hammer, Patricia Cahape, Comp.; Beasley, Heather, Comp.
This directory provides information on organizations, government agencies, institutions of higher education, periodicals, publishers, and other resources useful to persons involved in the education of American Indian and Alaska Native students. Section 1 describes approximately 80 international, national, and multistate nongovernmental organizations, listed alphabetically in four categories: advocacy, networking, and reform; research, development, technical assistance, and training; funding and sponsorship; and youth leadership, mentoring, and service. Each entry includes contact information and a brief description. Section 2 lists and describes federal programs and agencies, including the 26 Education Line Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), programs of the BIA Office of Indian Education Programs, selected offices of the U.S. Department of Education, regional educational laboratories, comprehensive regional assistance centers, Native American programs in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Labor, and committees of interest in Congress. Section 3 provides contact information and brief descriptions for 32 publishers and periodicals and lists 8 other useful directories and guides related to American Indian and Alaska Native education. Section 4 lists state government and nongovernment organizations by state. Section 5 lists and describes programs at colleges and universities offering Native studies, Native language instruction, supportive services, or scholarships for Native students. Index covers primarily programs and agencies but also includes over 50 Native American languages being taught across North America. (SV)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indians, Canada Natives, College Programs, Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Organizations (Groups), Periodicals, Public Agencies
ERIC/CRESS, P.O. Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348 ($12).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Charleston, WV.