ERIC Number: EJ654459
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Indian Culture Strives To Survive: Youth Workers Tie History, Language to Life Lessons for Urban Kids.
Youth Today, v11 n7 p20-22 Sep 2002
Urban American Indians lack access to tribal services and traditional cultures. Youth programs for urban American Indians in Rapid City, South Dakota; Phoenix, Arizona; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Lincoln, Nebraska are described. Substance abuse, dropping out, physical fitness, health, and self-esteem issues are addressed through Native language, cultural education, reconnecting with elders, Native art, outdoor activities, and sports programs. (TD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indian Culture, Athletics, Cultural Education, Cultural Maintenance, Health Education, High Risk Students, Physical Fitness, Preadolescents, Prevention, Program Descriptions, Self Esteem, Substance Abuse, Urban American Indians, Youth Programs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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