ERIC Number: EJ582531
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Yaqui of Guadalupe, Arizona: A Century of Cultural Survival through Trilingualism.
Trujillo, Octaviana V.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v22 n4 p67-88 1998
Reviews the history of the Yaqui, first in Mexico, and then in Guadalupe (Arizona). Discusses the use of Yaqui, Spanish, and English within the community; community legal action against the school district over disproportionate special-education placements; resistance to school desegregation; a trilingual community school; and internal and external conflicts related to the community's trilingual, tricultural nature. (SV)
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Education, American Indian History, Community Schools, Court Litigation, Cultural Isolation, Cultural Maintenance, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Usage, Multilingualism, Relocation, School Community Relationship, Spanish Speaking, Special Education, Urban American Indians
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona; Mexico