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ERIC Number: EJ668440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-5505
Miracle Survivors: Promoting Resilience in Indian Students.
HeavyRunner, Iris; Marshall, Kathy
Tribal College Journal, v14 n4 p14-18 Sum 2003
Suggests that the quality of cultural resilience enables some Native American students to overcome difficulties and complete their education. Identifies these cultural factors as spirituality, family strength, elders, ceremonial rituals, oral traditions, tribal identity, and support networks. Describes the Family Education Model developed by tribal colleges to assist students. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue on cultural resilience.