ERIC Number: ED463130
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun-21
Reference Count: N/A
Native American Program Initiatives at the College and University Level. Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session on Addressing the Needs in Indian Country Pertaining to Native American Program Initiatives at the College and University Level.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
A Senate committee hearing received testimony to showcase Native American program initiatives at the college and university level. Program representatives presented information on the characteristics and accomplishments of their programs. The Institute of Tribal Government at Portland State University (Oregon) provides intensive 3-day training programs designed specifically for elected tribal officials and is planning a Tribal Leadership Archive of tribal leaders' oral histories. The Harvard University Native American Program includes a predoctoral scholars program focused on Native issues, financial and social support for Native students, numerous Native Studies courses, research on real-world problems submitted by tribes, outreach to tribes, and nation building through inservice education for tribal leaders and professionals. The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development entails the comparative study of social and economic development on American Indian reservations and application of findings in service to tribes and tribal organizations. The Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy at the University of Arizona provides comprehensive professional training and development for tribal policymakers and managers. The University of Arizona also offers a Master of Laws program in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy; faculty, courses, setting, and admissions criteria are described. The Northwest Indian Applied Research Institute at Evergreen State College (Washington) addresses Native community concerns. (SV)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, American Indian Education, College Programs, Hearings, Higher Education, Leadership Training, Management Development, Professional Education, Research and Development, School Community Relationship, Tribal Government
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.