ERIC Number: EJ613615
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Teaching Tribal Histories from a Native Perspective.
Cultural Survival Quarterly, v22 n1 p35-37 Spr 1998
The Browning (Montana) school district on the Blackfeet reservation teaches Blackfeet studies, language, arts, and crafts. Discusses the benefits of Native studies for Native and non-Native students, the value of experiential learning and storytelling, and the importance of respecting elders' rights to impart certain knowledge at the right time and place. A sidebar discusses Blackfeet educational customs. (TD)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Studies, Cultural Education, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Nonformal Education, Oral Tradition, Reservation American Indians, Tribally Controlled Education
Cultural Survival, Inc., 96 Mt. Auburn St.,Cambridge, MA 02138 ($45.00/year; back issues $5.00 each, plus $2.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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