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Aboriginal Education

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Maureen Simpson
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Description
Argues that Saskatchewan is known for transforming the nature of teaching and learning in Aboriginal education and gives a short history of education in Saskatchewan.
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Aboriginal Education in Timmins

Alternate Title
Your Voice
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Cheryl Jackson
Emily Faries
Jamie Corston
Doug Davey
Description
Guests discuss challenges of educating Aboriginal children. Duration: 27.56.
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Aboriginal Female Children in Kanyashrams of Orissa, India: A Critical Assessment of the Processes of Educational Institutionalization

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Deepak Kumar Behera
Nibedita Nath
Childhood Education, vol. 81, no. 6, Education of the Aboriginal and Indigenous Child: Global Perspectives and Practices, 2005, pp. 321-326
Description
Examines and criticizes the process of institutionalization and the effects on the aboriginal children.
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Aboriginal Performance on Standardized Tests: Evidence and Analysis from Provincial Schools in British Columbia

Alternate Title
CEA 2009 Conference, Session 1: Education and Aboriginal Canadians (joint session with the Centre for Education Research and Policy)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
John Richards
Aidan Vining
David Weimer
Description
Assesses differences between test score results of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students in British Columbia's public schools. Paper presented at Centre for the Study of Living Standards Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economic Association, University of Toronto, May 29-31, 2009.
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Activism and Apathy: The Prices We Pay for Both

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Devon A. Mihesuah
American Indian Quarterly , vol. 27, no. 1/2, Special Issue: Native Experiences in the Ivory Tower, Winter-Spring, 2003, pp. 325-332
Description
Article explores the motivations for and the root causes of both Indigenous apathy and activism within mainstream postsecondary institutions; assesses the cost to individuals for both.
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American Indian Ways of Leading and Knowing

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda Sue Warner
Keith Grint
Leadership, vol. 2, no. 2, May 2006, pp. 225-244
Description
Compares American Indian traditions and practice of leadership to western scientific approaches and perspectives.
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Attitudes and Perceptions of Saskatchewan Educators and Non-Educators Towards the Importance of First Nations and Métis Achievement

Alternate Title
[Research Report (Saskatchewan School Boards Association) ; no. 13-01]
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Shauneen Pete and Associates Consulting
Description
Looks at strengthening the engagement and success of students by providing an analysis of best practices and recommendations for boards of education.
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Becoming a Role Model: Experiences of Native Student Teachers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cheryll Duquette
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, vol. 53, no. 4, Winter, 2007, pp. 387-400
Description
Looks at women graduates from the Native Teacher Education Program (NTEP), the three stages of becoming a role model and how the program can support role modeling.
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Best Practices on Creating a Successful Internship Program

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mi'Jan Celie Tho-Biaz
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 26, no. 2, Workforce Development, Winter, 2014
Description
Discusses the planning and communication needed for tribal colleges and universities to create collaborative internship programs with non-profit organizations.
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The BIA School Administrator and Effective Leadership

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carl G. Foster
Sigmund A. Boloz

Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 19, no. 2, May 1980, pp. [24-28]
Description
How Public Law 95-561 changes the role of the Bureau of Indian Affair administrators.
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Bill Demmert and Native Education in Alaska

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ray Barnhardt
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 50, no. 1, 2011, pp. 49-59
Description
"This article describes the influences of William Demmert's formative years growing up in Alaska and his years as an educator of Native American students upon his career in Native education policy".
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Bringing Traditional Teachings to Leadership

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Siemthlut Michelle Washington
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 28, no. 3/4, Summer/Autumn, June 1, 2004, pp. 583-603
Description
Argues that select traditional practises have a contribution to make to contemporary governance.
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Capacity Building Handbook: Leading First Nations Schools in BC

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Barbara Kavanagh
Description
Handbook to assist First Nations school boards as they define their school's purpose, effectively direct school staff, plan for and monitor school growth, and ensure that their schools are places where First Nations learners can thrive.
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CAUT censures the First Nations University

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Christine Fiddler
Windspeaker, vol. 29, no. 10, January 2009, p. 10
Description
Describes the action of the Canadian Association of University Teachers to censure the First Nations University of Canada.
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Centre Takes the Frustration Out of Post-Secondary Blues

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 19, no. 5, September 2001, p. 11
Description
Focuses on the three week orientation program offered by the Aboriginal Student Centre and how the centre has helped students make a successful transition into the university community.
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Challenges in Indian Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
W. W. Keeler
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 1, no. 2, January 1962, pp. [2-8]
Description
Presents rationale for incorporating Indigenous values in education; speech to Indian Education Conference, Arizona State University by chair of Phillips Petroleum Task Force on Indian Affairs.
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Characteristics of American Indian and Alaska Native Education: Results From the 1990-91 and 1993-94 Schools and Staffing Surveys

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
D. Michael Pavel
Thomas R. Curtin
Summer D. Whitener
Equity & Excellence in Education, vol. 31, no. 1, Special Issue, 1998, pp. 48-54
Description
Highlights chapters from the National Center for Education Statistics of the U.S. Department of Education report on school districts, schools, principals, teachers and students.
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Community Schools Transitions Support Project

Alternate Title
McDowell Foundation Research Project ; no. 104
Teaching and learning Research Exchange
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Terry Cratty
Belinda Daniels-Fiss
Sharon Laflamme
Ben Garchinski
Beverly Hanson
McDowell Foundation Research Project
Description
Looks at developing support systems in elementary schools for at-risk students transitioning to high school.
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