ERIC Number: EJ602069
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Using Blackfoot Language to Rediscover Who We Are.
Mistaken Chief, Duane, Sr.
Tribal College, v11 n3 p26-27 Spr 2000
Describes the Niitsi-tapi Teacher Education Project, a joint effort established by Red Crow Community College in conjunction with the education faculty at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. This teacher education project relies heavily on the use of the Blackfoot language and other cultural components, and addresses the people's concerns about education philosophy, curriculum, and cultural relevancy. (VWC)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Community Colleges, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Cultural Maintenance, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Maintenance, Native Language Instruction, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs, Tribally Controlled Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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