ERIC Number: EJ578210
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Gathering around the Electronic Fire: Persistence and Resistance in Electronic Formats.
Two Horses, Michael
WICAZO SA Review, v13 n2 p29-43 Fall 1998
An Internet mailing list designed to conduct a council-style forum among American Indian people encountered problems such as non-Indians posing as Indians, intertribal differences impeding consensus, and the lack of socioeconomic diversity among participants. American Indian culture may be philosophically incompatible with the impersonal nature of the Internet, described as perhaps the greatest assimilative tool to date. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue on technology and Native American culture.