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Lukaczer, Moses – Journal of American Indian Education, 1976
Discussion centers on the Federal policy of local option for school breakfast programs in New Mexico and its effect upon American Indian children. (JC)
Descriptors: American Indians, Board of Education Policy, Breakfast Programs, Federal Aid
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Scott, Patrick B. – Journal of American Indian Education, 1983
Reports a preliminary study of possible differences in the performance in mathematics between American Indian Pueblo and Anglos. Sample evaluated consisted of 65 Pueblos and 59 Anglos that excluded highest and lowest scores on Form B of the College Qualification Tests from Fall 1977 to Spring 1981 at the University of New Mexico. (ERB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Anglo Americans, Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Achievement
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Lamarine, Roland J. – Journal of American Indian Education, 1993
A survey of 168 American Indian (primarily Navajo) high school seniors in New Mexico examined experiences with alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs; sources of information about these substances; and student attitudes, perceptions of risk, perceptions of parent attitudes, and reasons for not using. Implications for drug education are discussed. (SV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, American Indians, Drinking
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Sidles, Craig; And Others – Journal of American Indian Education, 1987
Analyzed performance of 183 Navajo students (aged 13-15) from Bureau of Indian Affairs and public schools in Arizona and New Mexico on the Raven Standard Progressive Matrices (RSPM). Reported RSPM as a "culture fair" measure of non-verbal mental processing with secondary level Navajo students. (NEC)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Culture Fair Tests, Junior High Schools
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Romero, Mary E. – Journal of American Indian Education, 1994
To address American Indian underrepresentation in New Mexico's gifted and talented education programs, the Santa Fe Indian School investigated Keresan Pueblo communities' perceptions of giftedness within their own cultural context. In contrast to the mainstream individualistic concept of giftedness, the Keresan Pueblo concept focuses on the…
Descriptors: Ability, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Cultural Context
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Suina-Lowery, Carletta – Journal of American Indian Education, 1979
Federal and state bilingual education legislation since 1923 has not enhanced the education of Pueblo Indian children in New Mexico. Lacking public school control, Pueblo Indians have resisted the establishment of bilingual education programs for their children. Bilingual-bicultural program development must be preceded by giving Pueblos community…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education
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Conn, Stephen – Journal of American Indian Education, 1973
In a legal education program being developed, the student's dual identity as a member of the Navajo Nation and as an American citizen will be stressed as the impact of customary law ways, the Navajo common law, and the common law developed through state and Federal jurisprudence as these laws actually exist within the context of life in Navajo…
Descriptors: American Indians, Bilingual Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education