ERIC Number: EJ539953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Bridging Two Worlds: Native American Students Bring Traditional Knowledge to the Study of Atmospheric Sciences.
Windham, Thomas L.
Winds of Change, v12 n1 p38-42 Win 1997
Four Native American college students who participated in the summer science program, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS), discuss how the program allowed them to integrate traditional and Western knowledge. SOARS provides educational, research, and financial support to minority students completing undergraduate and graduate programs in atmospheric and related sciences. (LP)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, College Students, Cultural Background, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Experience, Higher Education, Mentors, Minority Groups, Science Careers, Science Education, Scientific Research, Summer Science Programs, Traditionalism, World Views
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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