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Dooley, Robert A., Ed.; Quakenbush, J. Stephen, Ed. – 1991
The working papers by students and professors of linguistics on research in progress include the following: "Are Cariban Languages Moving Away From or Towards Ergative Systems?" (Desmond D. Derbyshire); "A Double-Verb Construction in Mbya Guarani" (Robert A. Dooley); "Semantically Ergative Languages in Typological…
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Determiners (Languages), Foreign Countries, Grammar
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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
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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
South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre. – 1989
South Dakota's state plan for the education of homeless children and youth is presented in compliance with provisions of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. The plan is comprised of eight sections. The first section provides a program narrative and presents the following homeless needs as determined by two State surveys: (1)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Marlett, Stephen A., Ed. – 1997
The collection of seven working papers in linguistics includes: "Proceeding from Syllable Inventory to Phonemic Inventory in the Analysis of Liangshan Yi (Andy Eatough); "Empty Consonants in Root-Medial Position" (Stephen A. Marlett); "What Is Literature? A Definition Based on Prototypes" (Jim Meyer); "Seri…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Discourse Analysis, English, Interpersonal Communication
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
North Dakota State Board for Vocational Education, Bismarck. – 1972
The career education activities in the guide are designed to be integrated with the school curriculum for special education at the primary level. They should be used selectively according to class needs and capabilities. Concepts to develop (grades K-6), how to use the guide, a primary philosophy, and lower elementary special education objectives…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Class Activities, Course Objectives
Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, Inc., SD. – 1966
As stated in the Preamble, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe has established this "Revised Constitution and Bylaws" in order to "form a better tribal government, exercise tribal rights and responsibilities and promote the welfare of the people". This "Revised Constitution" consists of 11 Articles which are identified…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, American Indians, Committees, Elections
Amiotte, Arthur – 1978
The fourth volume of a bicultural educational series designed and produced especially for use in Aberdeen area schools with predominantly western Sioux populations has educational import for children and teachers everywhere who have an interest in the art and culture of the western Sioux. The volume focuses on creativity and the changing and…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, American Indians
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC. Office of Governmental and Public Affairs. – 1980
This booklet, one in a series about life on modern farms, describes the daily life of the Don Riffel family, wheat farmers in Kansas. Beginning with early morning, the booklet traces the family's activities through a typical harvesting day in July, while explaining how a wheat farm is run. The booklet also briefly describes the wheat growing…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Business Skills
Laughlin, Mildred – 1979
One of five annotated bibliographies that describe books about certain regions of the United States, this compilation focuses on books about the Great Plains. The stated purposes of these regional bibliographies are: (1) to introduce young people living in the subject region to books dealing with their cultural heritage, (2) to help young people…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Cultural Education
Sumner, Jack; Wilson, Ric – 1983
Adult retraining is an important area for educators to understand because there appear to be some changes developing in the delivery of education and training. One change relates to the entry of private enterprise into the training field, such as the computer courses being held by Radio Shack. Other changes concern the population to be educated.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Adult Vocational Education
Racino, Julie Ann; And Others – 1989
This report contains the findings and recommendations of a review of the residential services system for South Dakota adults with developmental disabilities, based on site visits, interviews, and an analysis of documents and materials. The policy analysis report examines how South Dakota could implement a…
Descriptors: Adults, Community Programs, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities
Haas, Toni – 1990
South Dakota's graduation rate in 1986-87 was above the national average: 79.7% compared to 71.1%. The dropout rate for 1990 was 4.3%. Of 180 districts, 25 with large numbers of Native Americans have a dropout rate of over 7%. Increasing the rates of graduation for Native American students will require a comprehensive, long-range program. Schools…
Descriptors: American Indians, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Rate, Education Work Relationship
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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
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