Indigenous Control

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Aboriginal Council Takes Control of Research

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 28, no. 4, July/August 2004, pp. 33-34
Description
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) commits the university-based research centres to assist the Tangentyere (Australia) Council in taking control of research activities in their own communities.
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Aboriginal Education in Canada: A Retrospective and a Prospective

Alternate Title
Indian Education: Past, Present and Future
Our Peoples' Education: Cut the Shackles, Cut the Crap and Cut the Mustard
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Verna J. Kirkness
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 39, no. 1, Special Issue 2, Fall , 1999, pp. [14-30]
Description
Reprint two articles, one published in 1985 entitled: Indian Education: Past, Present and Future and a second published in 1998: Our Peoples' Education: Cut the Shackles, Cut the Crap and Cut the Mustard.
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Aboriginal Institutions of Higher Education: A Struggle for the Education of Aboriginal Students, Control of Indigenous Knowledge, and Recognition of Aboriginal Institutions: An Examination of Government Policy

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Institutes' Consortium
Description
Analyzes governmental response to development of Aboriginal-controlled post secondary institutions by comparing support given to Aboriginal institutions compared to other provincial institutions. Gives recommendations for policy and legislative support.
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[Aboriginal Justice College: Discussion Paper]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission
Description
Examines recommendations relating to the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry report of 1991 for the establishment of an Aboriginal Justice College.
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Aboriginal Literacy: Raising Standards, Blazing Trails

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sally Gaikezehongia
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 27, no. 1, Advancing Aboriginal Language and Literacy, 2003, pp. 41-44
Description
Discusses how the Aboriginal community has managed to retain some cultural roots and embrace a unique form of Aboriginal literacy.
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Aboriginal Peoples and Knowledge: Decolonizing Our Processes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leanne Simpson
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 21, no. 1, 2001, pp. 137-148
Description
Suggests that Aboriginal scholars need to take control of the uses of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and the process by which it is used. Contends that removing TEK from its context devalues it.
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Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan: 2020 Vision for the Future

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan: Progress Report
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ministry of Advanced Education [British Columbia]
Description
Discusses strategies to address barriers and achieve systemic institutional change for Aboriginal students. Related material: 2013 Progress Report. 2014 Progress Report.
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Administrative Service

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Donald A. Olsen
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 7, no. 3, May 1968, pp. [20-23]
Description
Describes all the functions assumed by the Navajo community responsible for Rough Rock Demonstration School.
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Adult Education and Land Use Planning

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
George A. Van Otten
Ruth J. Narcho
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 19, no. 3, May 1980, pp. [5-7]
Description
Successful techniques used in citizen workshops to provide people of the Navajo Nation with the basic information and tools needed to actively participate in land use planning.
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American Indian Education: How Assimilation Decreases Retention

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sarah E. Stone
Description
Author states that incorporation of American Indian culture into the curriculum provides students with the resources to increase retention rates. Psychology Capstone Experience Manuscript--Commonwealth Honors College, 2011.
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American Indian Education: The Role of Tribal Education Departments

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Dawn M. Mackety
Susie Bachler
Zoe Barley
Lou Cicchinelli
Description
Provides an overview of Tribal Education Departments to support the improvement of educational outcomes for American Indian students, create partnerships and collaborations, and advance research. Includes directories.
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An American Indian University: A Proposal For Survival

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jack D. Forbes
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 5, no. 2, January 1966, pp. [1-7]
Description
Describes the need for, and sketches a vision of an "institution of higher learning both Indian-controlled and Indian-centered".
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American Indian Women as Art Educators

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leona M. Zastrow
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 18, no. 1, October 1978, pp. [6-10]
Description
Overview of Native American women teaching traditional art skills in the South-western United States.
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Apologize or Analyze: Measuring Academic Achievement in the Reservation School

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sigmund A. Boloz
Richard Varrati
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 23, no. 1, October 1983, pp. [23-28]
Description
Claims that standardized test measurements of student performance do not adequately measure the quality of instruction and curricula of a school since other factors such as socio-economic status, school attendance and stability within a particular school have an impact on achievement.
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Backing Into the Future: Motatau Bilingual School

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Te Tuhi Robust
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 24, no. 1, Q epethet ye Mestiyexw, 2000, pp. 14-29
Description
Impact on the local Maori community as they assumed local control of their school.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Various authors
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 10, no. 1, 1990, pp. 151-166
Description
Book reviews of 7 books: Self-Determination in Native Education in the Circumpolar North, Proceedings of the Seminar: Inuit Control of Inuit Education edited by Malcolm Farrow & David Wilman. Out of the Background: Readings in Canadian Native History edited by Robin Fisher and Kenneth Coates. Indian School Days by Basil H.
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Building Strong Communities Through Education and Treaties: Discussion Paper

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Christa Williams
Description
Examines issues related to quality education for First Nations learners; factors which are associated with First Nations control and jurisdiction; overview of how First Nations are looking to build their governments; provisions for education in their treaties; and education provisions in modern day treaties.
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Can Community Control of Indian Education Work?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert Cooper
Jack Gregory
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 15, no. 3, May 1976, pp. [7-11]
Description
Relates the optimism stemming from the enactment of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act which became law in 1975.
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A Case Study: Self-Determination and Indian Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David Adams
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 13, no. 2, January 1974, pp. [21-27]
Description
Defines and offers a history of self-determination, and cites Rough Rock Demonstration School as the first Native American controlled school.
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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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Claiming Native Narrative Control: Tomson Highway on Residential Schooling

Alternate Title
Culture and the State ; v. 2
Disability Studies & Indigenous Studies
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Sam McKegney
Description
Presents an examination of how Highway's novel wrestles with the terms of the Residential School debate to explore the meaning of the Residential School experience in imaginative, mythic, and spiritual terms. Excerpt from Disability Studies & Indigenous Studies. Entire book on one pdf. To access paper, scroll to p. 66.
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Closing the Education Gap: A Case For Aboriginal Early Childhood Education in Canada, A Look at the Aboriginal Headstart Program

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mai Nguyen
Canadian Journal of Education, vol. 34, no. 3, 2011, pp. 229-248
Description
Study argues that historical consequences of colonialism have diminished Aboriginal youth's ability to get a higher education and employment. Also discusses current initiatives and solutions to problem.
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