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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1985
The document contains transcripts of a Congressional hearing on providing health promotion and disease prevention services to American Indians. The bill under consideration would add the following programs to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25, U.S.C. 1603): reduction of drug, alcohol, and tobacco use; improvement of nutrition and physical…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, American Indian Education, American Indians, Disease Control
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC. – 1988
This congressional hearing, held at the Santa Fe (New Mexico) Indian School, addressed issues relating to the quality of education for American Indians. A central issue was a proposal transferring management of Indian schools from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to tribes or local governments. Statements from federal and local authorities…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, American Indian Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1980
On April 14, 1980, the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs heard testimony in Santa Fe, New Mexico, regarding S. 2166, a bill to establish a National Institute of Native American Culture and Arts Development. Forty-two witnesses appeared before the committee to note strengths and weaknesses of the bill, suggest changes in wording, and voice…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Art
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1990
This document contains the text of a Senate hearing examining proposed changes (S. 496) to the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. The amendment would take effect in October 1991 to establish a program of grants for vocational-technical training and to provide for the designation of the National Indian Center for Research in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Equity (Finance)
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1994
A Congressional hearing held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, received testimony on the Goals 2000: Educate America Act as it applies to American Indian education. The purpose of the hearing was to explore ways in which American Indians can participate as equal partners in the process of reaching national consensus on education reform, including the…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC. – 1990
This report summarizes two joint sessions held by the Indian Nations At Risk Task Force and the National Advisory Council on Indian Education to hear testimony on issues related to the academic performance of Native American students. Educators, employers, parents, and tribal officials testified on the following topics: Native students' high…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, American Indian Education, American Indians
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC. – 1990
This report summarizes two joint sessions held by the Indian Nations At Risk Task Force and the National Advisory Council on Indian Education to hear testimony on educational issues related to Native American language and culture. Educators, students, parents, and tribal officials made presentations concerning: the importance for academic success…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1982
The hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senate, 97th Congress, 2nd Session, concerned the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) proposal to close three off-reservation boarding schools. Schools scheduled for closure were: Wahpeton Indian School, Wahpeton, North Dakota; Concho Indian School, Concho, Oklahoma; and the Southwestern…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Boarding Schools, Federal Programs, Government Role
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. – 1986
Three hearings held in Arizona, New Mexico, and South Dakota provide individual statements and panel presentations on problems, programs, and proposals for prevention, identification, treatment, and follow-up care of alcohol and drug abuse among American Indian juveniles. The majority of witnesses are members of Indian tribes in the three…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, American Indian Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. – 1986
As part of a weeklong investigation into conditions among Native American families and children, the House of Representatives Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families met to hear testimony from tribal leaders, parents, young adults, and service providers from reservations and pueblos in New Mexico and Colorado. Topics include unemployment…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Child Welfare
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1980
The hearings dealt with Office of Indian Education (OIE) administration of the Indian Education Act, especially the part A entitlement grant process. Representatives from Title IV projects and Indian organizations (All Indian Pueblo Council; Gallup-McKinley County, New Mexico, Public Schools; Oregon Indian Education Association; Robeson County,…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1988
This hearing concerns a bill (S.1645) to: (1) reauthorize funding for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools and dormitory facilities; (2) prevent termination or alteration of BIA-funded schools except by specific provision of law or as requested by tribal governing bodies; and (3) require full disclosure to the tribal governing body of any…
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, Federal Aid
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1988
This hearing produced testimony on the efforts of Hawaiian and American Indian educators to provide effective, culturally relevant education at preschool and elementary levels. Witnesses described (1) Kamehameha Elementary Education Program (KEEP) which developed elementary school reading and language arts curricula and teaching methods compatible…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Cognitive Style
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1994
A Senate committee hearing received testimony on the condition of facilities at tribal colleges and on the role that telecommunications technology might perform in helping tribal colleges accomplish their mission. Representatives of tribal colleges described inadequate and unsafe buildings with leaky roofs and structural problems, trailers and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, College Buildings, Community Colleges, Construction Costs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1992
This report represents a hearing on the Indian School Equalization Program (ISEP) administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The hearing began with opening remarks by the acting committee chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs, Paul Simon. Testimonies concerning the inadequacies of the ISEP funding formula are provided…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid
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