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Stokrocki, Mary; Yazzie, Elmer – Canadian Review of Art Education: Research and Issues, 1997
Describes, analyzes, and interprets the cultural values communicated by a Navajo art teacher in a K-12 boarding school in New Mexico. Much of the Navajo world view is expressed through content, instruction, and demonstration. This view emphasizes spirituality, harmonious living, and the process of seeing and drawing as a way of honoring and…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Art Education, Art Teachers
Biakeddy, Eddie; Yazzie, Arnold D. – 1985
To assist schools and community organizations in implementing the 1984 Navajo Nation Education Policy on Substance and Alcohol Abuse, the Monitoring-Evaluation and Technical Assistance office has identified resources, materials, and operational programs that should be helpful in the development of programs to prevent and combat the enormous…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Clinics
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New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1995
This guide lists the needs of New Mexico schools and agencies in the areas of special education, Indian education, and bilingual and multicultural education. Following the state department of education vision statement and the state board of education policy framework, the guide describes the state's recreational opportunities and colorful…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities
Carnicom, Gene E. – 1982
The Sierra Blanca Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cadet Squadron from Mescalero, New Mexico, is a program funded by the tribe and the state of New Mexico for Mescalero Apache youth. The national CAP Cadet Program promotes moral leadership, aerospace education, leadership, and physical fitness; Mescalero cadets have learned self-confidence and leadership…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Financial Support
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Lippitt, Linda; And Others – 1993
This document begins with a report of a study of the learning styles of American Indian students at the Sante Fe Indian School (New Mexico). Santa Fe Indian School is a secondary school of 550 students, primarily from the Pueblo communities of New Mexico. A learning style assessment instrument was administered to 459 students, Grades 7-12, in 4…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Brain Hemisphere Functions
Schnorr, Janice M. – 1985
Evolution of Northern Arizona University's new Center for Excellence in Education (the former College of Education) is traced and its interaction with the university, schools, and public agencies is illustrated through discussion of two special education training programs. An overview is provided of the numerous changes resulting from the…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, American Indian Education, Course Descriptions, Higher Education
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
Strong, Kathryn Ringhand – 1986
Educational outreach programs of Los Alamos National Laboratory assist rural educators in strengthening science curricula; encourage students to take science, math, and English courses; and create a good neighbor policy between the laboratory and rural communities/schools in predominantly Hispanic/American Indian northern New Mexico. The program,…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Business Responsibility, Career Awareness, Career Choice
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. Coll. of Education. – 1980
To better serve administrators, teaching staff, parents, and others active in Title VII bilingual education in a region comprised of New Mexico and parts of Arizona, Utah, and Colorado in which the principal tribes are Apache, Navajo, and Pueblo, the 1979-80 Handbook provides a complete listing and explanation of American Indian Bilingual…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Consultants
Howard, Roy E. – 1985
Proceedings of a Navajo Bilingual Education Conference held April 26 and 27, 1985, are summarized in this report which focuses on the implementation of Navajo language and cultural education at the Dzlith Na O Dith Hle Community School (DCS). The paper begins by stating that the conference was intended to assist educators in understanding and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers
Kahn & Kahn, Washington, DC. – 1981
The legislative authority for Navajo education is examined in this two-part report, designed to help the Navajo people attain meaningful control of the education of their youth, with the continued appropriate involvement of the federal and state governments. Part 1 summarizes the key provisions of the relevant sources of legal authority which…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indian Education, Bilingualism, Boards of Education
Navajo Tribe, Window Rock, AZ. Div. of Education. – 1985
During school year 1984-85, 61,586 Navajo preschool-grade 12 students were enrolled in 241 schools serving the Navajo Nation in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. Approximately 62.8% of the Navajo students attended 157 public schools, while 25.4% attended 53 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) operated schools, 6% attended 9 community-controlled and 22…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrators, American Indian Education, American Indians
Johnson, Marilyn J., Ed.; Ramirez, Bruce A., Ed. – 1990
The intent of this symposium report is to share information with educators and other professionals who work with American Indian exceptional children. In this monograph, most symposium presentations, and in some cases the ensuring discussion, are summarized. Introductory remarks are provided by Gil Pena of the All-Indian Pueblo Council, and this…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Cultural Influences