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Dutton, Bertha P. – 1983
Designed for both the specialist and nonspecialist, the book provides a synthesis of Southwestern Indian culture based on long familiarity with the people. Chapter 1 describes the physical aspects of American Indians, land and Aboriginal inhabitants, and development of socio-religious patterns. Chapter II is about Pueblo Peoples (Tanoans,…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Languages, American Indians
Ruiz, Manuel, Jr. – 1974
By 1920, 72 years after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo brought hostilities between Mexico and the United States to an end, Mexican American exclusion from virtually every area of participation in the mainstream of American life had become institutionalized. With two cultures in conflict and new political power at stake, a series of legal actions…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional History, Cultural Background
Lopez, Ronald W.; And Others – 1976
Compiled to provide a national picture of Chicanos in higher education, this report provides a profile of Chicanos in higher education, with emphasis on enrollment patterns. Based on census and Office of Civil Rights data, the data are mainly for 1970, although information for other years both before and after 1970 is also included. Information…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Students, Declining Enrollment, Dental Schools
Nelson, Mary Carroll – 1971
Pablita Velarde Hardin is a famous Tewa Indian artist, born in Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico in 1918. She has helped revive and reinterpret traditional Indian art forms, preserving both for the pleasure of people today and for future generations. From ancient tales told to her by her father she has written and illustrated "Old Father, the Story…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Artists
Clark, Terry A.; Lacey, Richard A. – 1997
A diverse and growing body of research points to the need for an overhaul of America's public education systems. The Panasonic Foundation created its Partnership Program for systemic educational reform in 1987. Since then, the foundation has collaborated with 16 school districts and 3 state departments of education. This book informs others…
Descriptors: Corporate Support, Elementary Secondary Education, Partnerships in Education, Philanthropic Foundations
Campbell, John Martin – 1996
This book documents the history of the prairie schoolhouse through text and photographs. The prairie schoolhouse was a product of the Western Homestead Era, those years beginning late in the 19th century when the federally owned grass prairies east of the Rockies and the sagebrush country of the interior Northwest were opened to farming.…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Educational Facilities Design, Educational History, Elementary Education
Bishop, Kathleen Kirk, Ed.; Taylor, Mary Skidmore, Ed.; Arango, Polly, Ed. – 1997
Designed to celebrate family/interprofessional collaborative partnerships, this publication describes high-quality examples of how families and professionals at the family, community, state, and national levels have worked together to create programs and practices that are family-friendly and responsive to what families have said they want and…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Family Programs, Integrated Services, Interprofessional Relationship
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
Garcia, Juan R., Ed; And Others – 1988
This anthology compiles articles and essays on Chicano and Chicana political concerns in the 1980's, on cultural aspects of the Chicano experience, and on historical issues and events. The papers are: (1) "Chicano Politics after 1984" by Christine Marie Sierra; (2) "Hacia una Teoria para la Liberacion de la Mujer" (analysis of…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Mexican American History, Mexican American Literature, Mexican Americans
Morrison, Jack – 1985
The growth of the arts in higher education during 1973-1983 was studied, based on a followup study of 17 colleges, interviews with about 80 educational leaders, and a national seminar with leading experts in the creative arts. Excluded from study were conservatories and proprietary schools. Of the 17 colleges studied in 1973, 16 continued to…
Descriptors: Architecture, Art Education, College Faculty, College Programs
Education Law Association, Dayton, OH. – 2001
This document is a collection of 53 topic outlines and conference papers whose topics cover a multitude of aspects of educational law. Subjects include the impacts of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) on "normal" students, rights of nontenured teachers, sexual discrimination and harassment, school disciplinary issues,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Development, School Law
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
Hoffman, Allan M., Ed. – 1996
The seeming increase of violence in American society and its schools has become a pressing issue. Some researchers argue that the American education system mirrors the dynamics of society. The articles in this book address the following issues: the extent of violence in American schools; the forms that violence takes; its root causes; the effects…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Violence, Juvenile Gangs
Cordova, Teresa, Ed.; And Others – 1993
These essays represent a plateau in the fight for Chicana voices to be heard, and they display the range of scholarship Chicanas are producing. The first section contains statements given at the plenary session on Chicana feminism, and the second section analyzes the position of Chicanas in the workplace. Section 3 considers research and data on…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Ethnicity, Females, Feminism
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