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ERIC Number: EJ764940
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 2
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5505
Seeds of Educational Sovereignty: Sisseton Wahpeton Cultivating Culturally-Centered Learning
Wassegijig Price, Michael
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, v16 n3 p19-20 Spr 2005
Focuses on the Sisseton Wahpeton Community College, a "tribal college" of the Dakota Indians in Sisseton, South Dakota. Comments from college president William Harjo LoneFight regarding the philosophy of the institution and its integration of the Dakota language and tribal cultural values. Looks at various programs and institutions that have been initiated at the college, such as the Dakota Immersion Daycare Center, the Dakota Language Revitalization and Appreciation Day and the Dakota Letters Project. View that culturally-centered education and Western education are both essential to the advancement of Native Americans in the 21st century.
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education. P.O. Box 720, Mancos, CO 81328. Tel: 888-899-6693; Fax: 970-533-9145; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota