ERIC Number: EJ973167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 69
Home-Going as a Strategy for Success among Haudenosaunee College and University Students
Waterman, Stephanie J.
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v49 n2 p193-209 May 2012
Native American students find sources of strength in their families, communities, and culture. This article reviews the experiences of 26 Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) college graduates who lived in residence halls while enrolled in college. These students obtained college educations while remaining culturally centered by going home often, some said "every single weekend," until they could transfer to an institution close to home and commute. The importance of place is discussed in relation to home-going behavior.
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Education, Student Motivation, Educational Attainment, Well Being, Family Environment, Community Role, American Indian Culture, Cultural Influences, Resilience (Psychology), College Housing, Dormitories, Perspective Taking, Cultural Context, Geographic Location, Attachment Behavior, Parent Student Relationship, Student College Relationship, Foreign Countries, Student Personnel Workers, Inclusion, Indigenous Knowledge, Curriculum Development, Role of Education, Interviews, College Graduates, Educational Experience
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; New York