ERIC Number: EJ423594
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Higher Education and Self-Determination.
Deloria, Vine, Jr.
Winds of Change, v6 n1 p18-25 Win 1991
Policymakers have assumed that higher education would generate Indian self-determination by acculturating future tribal leaders. Instead, frustrated by the fragmented Western worldview, the brightest Indian students are supplementing its deficiencies with tribal knowledge and traditions and thereby transcending 500 years of culture shock to find true self-determination. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A