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ERIC Number: ED585864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 62
Abstractor: ERIC
Culture and Language Revitalization for Native American Students: An Annotated Bibliography
Fredericks, Linda; Shtivelband, Annette; Espel, Emma; Withington, Amanda
West Comprehensive Center at WestEd
This annotated bibliography has been prepared to inform educators, tribal leaders, researchers,and policymakers about research-based efforts to identify promising practices related to reclaiming and revitalizing Native American language and culture at all stages of education, from early childhood to postsecondary education. The articles described in this bibliography provide examples of how some Native communities approach teaching languages and cultural traditions to their youth while simultaneously preparing students for life in the modern technological age. The 75 articles selected for review are categorized into eight topic areas related to Native American culture and language preservation: (1) Community College Partnerships; (2) Culture-Based Education and Culturally Responsive Teaching; (3) Early Childhood Education; (4) Family and Community Involvement/Engagement; (5) Language Revitalization and Immersion Efforts; (6) Mentoring and Peer Tutoring; (7) Policy Considerations; and (8) Teacher Preparation and Support.
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: West Comprehensive Center (WCC) at WestEd; RMC Research Corporation
Grant or Contract Numbers: S283B120006