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Mala, Cynthia Lindquist – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2006
Cankdeska Cikana Community College Regent Phillip John Young was presented with the Community Service Award by North Dakota Indian Education Association in October 2005. The award recognized Young's advocacy and support of education for the people of Spirit Lake Nation for many years. In this brief article, the author provides some information…
Descriptors: Trustees, Community Colleges, Tribally Controlled Education, Advocacy
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
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Steinke, Christopher – Great Plains Quarterly, 2012
In 1742 two sons of the explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes de La Verendrye met an indigenous nation they called the Gens de l'Arc somewhere along the middle Missouri River near present-day Pierre, South Dakota. Louis-Joseph and Francois were searching for the mythical Sea of the West, and the former asked the chief of the Gens de l'Arc if he…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian History, United States History, Violence
Stewart, Pearl – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2011
In early 2010, Stig Lanesskog, associate dean for the MBA program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, challenged a group of his students to venture beyond classroom polemics and into the lives of people in need. Lanesskog took them to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation, a culturally rich and economically devastated area with…
Descriptors: Student Volunteers, High School Students, Dropout Prevention, Service Learning
Hallman, Clark N.; McGruer, Jean – 1983
This survey describes 40 periodicals which are published in South Dakota. Bibliographic information for each title is provided along with an annotation describing the usefulness of the publication. The publications reveal the uniqueness of South Dakota's rural and agricultural life style in addition to its growing business climate and flourishing…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Periodicals, Publishing Industry, Reading Materials
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Anderson, Hannah L. – History Teacher, 2011
In 1894, eighteen-year-old Rachel Calof journeyed to North Dakota to homestead with her husband. She wrote that her husband "was convinced that our best chance to make something of ourselves was to avail ourselves of the offer of free land" and that homesteading "seemed a godsend to penniless people who otherwise could not hope to…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Federal Legislation, Land Settlement, Ownership
Harris, Mary McDonnell – 1992
The BRIDGES Project was initiated to explore ways for North Dakota to provide young people with stronger bridges from childhood to adulthood. This report summarizes recommendations of the 1990-91 Governor's Task Force on Early Adolescence. The recommendations concern practical actions for the building of bridges by the following groups: (1)…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Community Involvement, Elementary School Students
Beutler, Steve – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2008
Using a Web-based program he developed, one educator is helping students understand how their career and lifestyle choices are linked. MyLife, a Web-based life-planning program for young people, offers comprehensive budget activity in which participants develop simulations of their fantasy futures and calculate their future monthly…
Descriptors: Internet, Career Exploration, Life Style, Career Choice
North Dakota University System, 2011
This issue of "Legislative Review" takes a look at the news in higher education from March 7 to 11, 2011. This Legislative Review reports that: (1) The Senate Appropriations hearing on HB 1003, the NDUS budget bill, began Wednesday, March 9 and concluded Friday, March 11; (2) HB 1020, the NDSU Ag budget bill, was heard in Senate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Consumer Education, Accountability, Student Recruitment
Carstenson, Blue – Aging, 1978
Findings from speech and hearing tests of older people in South Dakota community senior programs indicate the need for better testing and therapy procedures. Lipreading may be more effective than hearing aids, and factors other than hearing may be involved. Some problems and needs are noted. (MF)
Descriptors: Auditory Tests, Evaluation Needs, Hearing Aids, Hearing Impairments
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Broken Nose, Mary Ann – Families in Society, 1992
Explores how difficult it is for a non-Indian to obtain an accurate view of American Indians. Helping professionals are not immune; they also have absorbed the views of the dominant culture. The author's work with the Oglala Lakota people of South Dakota illustrates the difficulties that therapists face. (SLD)
Descriptors: American Indians, Counselor Role, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Clay, D. E.; Ren, C.; Reese, C.; Waskom, R.; Bauder, J.; Mesner, N.; Paige, G.; Reddy, K.; Neibauer, M.; Mahler, R. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2007
Increasingly, people are being asked to make decisions about water use in the semi-arid regions of the United States. "Good decisions" depend on an understanding of the linkages between sustainability of the resource, management, and economic development. This article reports on findings from a water quality survey conducted in Colorado,…
Descriptors: Minicourses, Natural Resources, Learning Activities, Economic Development
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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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Yellow Bird, Dorreen – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2006
In March 2005, the Red Lake Reservation in Minnesota catapulted into national headlines when Jeffrey Weise shot five students and four adults at the local high school and then turned his weapon on himself. In the same year, it was reported that some 20 young people had committed suicide on the Standing Rock Reservation in Fort Yates, North Dakota.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Violence, Role Models, Coping
Farrel, Elizabeth F. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Kenton B. Pauls, director of enrollment services at the University of North Dakota, knew that high-school students frequently send one another text messages, so in 2006 he decided to incorporate text-messaging lingo into the viewbook the university sends to prospective students. Its cover had read, "You belong at the University of North…
Descriptors: College Programs, Computer Mediated Communication, High School Students, College Bound Students
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