ERIC Number: EJ341770
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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The Tribally Controlled Colleges in the 1980s: Higher Education's Best Kept Secret.
Oppelt, Norman T.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v8 n4 p27-45 1984
Discusses the 16 tribally controlled colleges established on western reservations between 1968 and 1978 including present status, progress and problems, and possibilities for growth. Stresses the impact of self-determination in Indian education. Provides information on date chartered, chartering tribes, reservation Indian population, student enrollment, appropriations from P.L. 95-471, and accreditation status. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, Colleges, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Federal Indian Relationship, Financial Support, Institutional Characteristics, Postsecondary Education, Self Determination, Student Characteristics, Tribal Sovereignty, Tribes
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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