ERIC Number: ED478579
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
American Indian Millennium: Renewing Our Way of Life for Future Generations. Proceedings (Ithaca, New York, November 29-December 2, 2001).
Barreiro, Jose, Ed.; Johnson, Tim, Ed.
Native Americas, v19 n3-4 Fall/Win 2002
In November 2001, elders, youth, educators, culture bearers, and community members came together to speak from within their own experiences about the critical issues and challenges facing Native people in the 21st century and to envision the positive thinking required for future generations. This proceedings documents 34 oral presentations and serves as the text for a curriculum package distributed to Native high schools and tribal colleges. The forum and resulting community education are intended to support Native communities' self-determination and nation-building within the context of indigenous intelligence. Participants gave personal and often spiritual testimonies to future generations that conveyed stories of growth and development, assessment of Indian world realities today, and experience-based advice in the areas of education and socialization, land and economy, governance and leadership, health and reproduction, and psycho-spiritual. The presenters were Dagmar Thorpe, Jim Dumont, Darrell Kipp, Janine Jemison, Renee Gurneau, Ryan King, Migizi Pensineau, John Mitchell, Jim Enote, Ferrell Secakuku, Sherry Salway Black, Clayton Brascoupe, Tom Cook, Ella Mulford, Shawn Mulford, John Mohawk, Wilma Mankiller, Charlie Soap, Keller George, Tonya Gonnella Frichner, Maehkiwkesec El-Issa Washinawatok, Katsi Cook, Birgil Kills Straight, Debra Harry, Angaangag Lyberth, Debra LaFountaine, Richard Montague, Sherri Mitchell, Tom Porter, Janice Longboat, Pemina Yellow Bird, Michael Arredondo, and Teresa Lynch. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Community Development, Cultural Maintenance, Indigenous Knowledge, Leadership, Nonformal Education, Self Determination, Social Values, Spirituality, Well Being
First Nations Development Institute, The Stores Bldg., 11917 Main St., Fredericksburg, VA 22408 ($12). Tel: 540-371-5615.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: First Nations Development Inst., Fredericksburg, VA.