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National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2008
The purpose of a state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information to assess and improve post secondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2008" is the fifth in a series of biennial report cards that evaluates states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2008
The purpose of a state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information to assess and improve post secondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2008" is the fifth in a series of biennial report cards that evaluates states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2008
The purpose of a state report card is to provide the general public and policymakers with information to assess and improve post secondary education in each state. "Measuring Up 2008" is the fifth in a series of biennial report cards that evaluates states in six overall performance categories: (1) Preparation for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
Grignon, Charles M. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Considering the high retention rates for Native American students in 2009 and 2008 in the two semesters at the University of South Dakota, there is a need to know the Native student perceptions of factors for their academic success. Native professors and administrators would benefit to know this information to continue to make improvements in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Family (Sociological Unit), American Indians, American Indian Education
South Dakota Board of Regents, 2006
Professional occupations will account for more than half the total U.S. job growth in the years to come, and talent is the principal resource that underpins this new economy. Creative individuals who can develop new ideas and new applications of existing knowledge are the entrepreneurs who will ensure future economic well-being. Education is the…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Enrollment Trends, Graduation, Tuition
Bublitz, Mona
Part of the Native American way is to be quiet; traditionally Native Americans had to be quiet to survive, to be secure, and to show respect. This curriculum guide, suitable for use at intermediate grade levels, presents a unit designed to share this important aspect of the Native American culture. The six lessons provide teachers with background…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
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Schroeder, Shawnda; Tan, Chih Ming; Urlacher, Brian; Heitkamp, Thomasine – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Empirical evidence describes the negative outcomes people with mental health disorders experience due to societal stigma. The aim of this study was to examine the role of gender and rural-urban living in perceptions about mental illness. Participants completed the Day's Mental Illness Stigma Scale, a nationally validated instrument for measuring…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Urban Areas, Rural Urban Differences, Social Bias
Allery, Alan J. – 1975
Student activities and a teacher's guide comprise each of the ten lessons of this ethnic studies unit. The unit's goals are to focus on life, ways, and history of the Dakota/Lakota Indian people; include the transition period as well as their past and present; provide activities which are intended to improve the self-concept of students; utilize…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Class Activities, Directed Reading Activity
US Department of Agriculture, 2019
The Mountain Plains Region (Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming), in partnership with the Southwest Region (Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas), have combined efforts to produce the first cross-regional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Federal Programs, Welfare Services, Low Income Groups
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Paskus, Laura – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
People around the world watched scenes unfold at Standing Rock as Indigenous people and their allies protested against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). One of the men at the center of all of this has been Standing Rock tribal chairman Dave Archambault II. Interviewed time and again on radio and television, Archambault called for prayer and…
Descriptors: American Indians, Activism, Current Events, Tribally Controlled Education
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Allery, Virginia – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2009
Twenty-one teacher candidates and faculty from Turtle Mountain Community College (TMCC, Belcourt, North Dakota) and Cikana Cankdeska Community College (CCCC, Fort Totten, North Dakota) traveled by train from North Dakota to Minneapolis, Minnesota, for an immersion experience as part of their Human Relations and Multicultural Education. The group…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Community Colleges, Human Relations, Preservice Teachers
Fife, Gary – 1979
State and federal laws and policies affecting Indian education, four Indian education projects, and comments from two Indian leaders are included in this review of current Indian educational issues. Laws affecting Indian education are briefly traced from a 1794 treaty to the Indian Education Act of 1972. Bureau of Indian Affairs policies are…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Community Control, Cultural Awareness
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Austin, Brenda – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2008
Why would anyone want to spend thousands of hours away from home and pay hundreds of dollars in tuition to acquire one of the world's most difficult languages? For Anishinaabe people, that is an easy question to answer. The Ojibwe language is the thread that ties communities together and unites all Anishinaabe as one people sharing a common…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Foreign Countries, American Indian Languages, American Indians
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Lane, Temryss MacLean – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
Indigenous women stand in solidarity on the frontline of refusal, protecting their ancestral homelands and their ways of life across North America and beyond. The Indigenous stand-off at Standing Rock in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline inspires this photo series of vignettes where Indigenous voices accompany images of Indigenous women in…
Descriptors: Females, American Indians, American Indian Culture, Activism
One Feather, Gerald – 1974
With the emergence of reservation based community colleges (th Navajo Community College and the Dakota Community Colleges), the American Indian people, as decision makers in these institutions, are providing Indians with the technical skills and cultural knowledge necessary for self-determination. Confronted with limited numbers of accredited…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Acculturation, American Indian Reservations, American Indians
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