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Roessel, Robert A., Jr. – 1983
Using archaeological data, written chronicles of Spanish explorers and missionaries, and oral narratives and legends, the book traces the history of the Navajo people to their original homeland, Dinetah, located primarily off the present reservation in an area south and east of Farmington, New Mexico. The book discusses various theories on Navajo…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indians
Burnaby, Barbara Jane, Ed.; Reyhner, Jon Allan, Ed. – 2002
Conference papers examine efforts by Indigenous communities, particularly Native American communities, to maintain and revitalize their languages. The 27 papers are: "Ko te reo te mauri o te mana Maori: The Language Is the Life Essence of Maori Existence" (Te Tuhi Robust); "The Preservation and Use of Our Languages: Respecting the…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Community Action
Garmhausen, Winona – 1988
This book traces the history of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sections cover four time periods in the evolution of the Institute: the United States Indian Industrial School at Sante Fe, 1890-1932; the Santa Fe Indian School, 1930-62; and the Institute of American Indian Arts, 1962-70 and 1970-78. The United States…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians
Peshkin, Alan – 1997
"Indian High School" is a nonpublic off-reservation boarding school in New Mexico serving over 400 American Indian students. The large majority of the students come from the 19 Pueblo tribes, whose governors appoint school board members with authority to hire all personnel. The Bureau of Indian Affairs provides funding but acknowledges…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Cultural Differences
Mihesuah, Devon A., Ed. – 1998
This anthology provides Native perspectives on the ethics of researching, writing about, and teaching about American Indians, and may be used as a text for discussion in American Indian Studies classes. Leading Native scholars discuss the representativeness of Native informants, the merits of various data collection methods, the role and veracity…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies
Hyer, Sally – 1990
This book and a related museum exhibition grew out of a student oral history project on the history of the Santa Fe Indian School, 1890-1990, and the role of the school in the development of Indian communities in New Mexico. Numerous interview excerpts and photographs portray life at the school during historical periods covered in four chapters:…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Education, American Indian History, Boarding Schools
Szasz, Margaret Connell, Ed. – 1994
During the five centuries of contact between Native and non-Native peoples of the Americas, thousands of intermediaries have moved across the continents' cultural frontiers. These cultural brokers have included traders, missionaries, persons of mixed race, diplomats, Indian schoolchildren attending missionary or government boarding schools, White…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indian History