Policy & Planning

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2016 Report and Recommendations and Government of Alberta Response

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations Women's Council on Economic Security
Government of Alberta
Description
Focuses on women's issues in the areas of leadership and empowerment, professional development, restorative justice, access to justice, post-secondary education and upgrading, and Indigenous representation on school boards.
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Aboriginal Children in Urban Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Helen Lawrence
Issues in Educational Research, vol. 4, no. 1, 1994, pp. 19-26
Description
Looks at inequities in the Australian education system and government policies to address the situation.
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Aboriginal Education: A Discussion Guide

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Catherine Abraham
Joyce Gram
Description
Uses the two Sharing Our Success studies as basis for developing questions to promote dialogues between parents and educators.
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Aboriginal Education as Cultural Brokerage: New Aboriginal Teachers Reflect on Language and Culture in the Classroom

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Julian Kitchen
Lorenzo Cherubini
Lyn Trudeau
Janie M. Hodson
McGill Journal of Education, vol. 44, no. 3, Fall, 2009, pp. 355-376
Description
Looks at teacher education and professional development inadequacies regarding Aboriginal language and culture preparation. Identifies strategies to meet the needs of Aboriginal teachers.
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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)
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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Advancing Aboriginal English

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lorna Fadden
Jenna LaFrance
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 32, no. suppl., Aboriginal Englishes and Education, 2010, pp. 143-155
Description
Looks at a sociolinguistic view of Aboriginal English; approaches to minority dialects in institutional settings; dialectal damage; a modified immersion model to address Aboriginal English needs; and Aboriginal English in British Columbia schools.
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Advisor Teaming

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Wayne Winterton
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 17, no. 3, May 1978, pp. [19-25]
Description
Positive effects of the expanded counselling program at the Albuquerque Indian School in 1976-77.
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The Alberta Language Initiative and the Implications for Indigenous Languages

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Heather A Blair
Billy Joe Laboucan
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 29, no. 2, 2006, pp. 206-214
Description
Argues that immediate action is needed to preserve languages; this will entail using a specific policy and planning framework, and requires the support of governments at all levels.
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American Indian Adult Education and Literacy: the First National Survey

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rodney L. Brod
John M. McQuiston
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 22, no. 2, January 1983, pp. [1-16]
Description
National Adult Indian Education Needs Survey conducted by the National Indian Management Service to determine levels of literacy and education for purposes of policy development.
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American Indian Education: a Study of Dropouts, 1980-1987

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David R. Eberhard
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 29, no. 1, October 1989, pp. [32-40]
Description
Examines data and lists factors related to drop out rates and concludes that schools need to change.
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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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American Indian Language Policy and School Success

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jon Reyhner
The Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, vol. 12, Special Issue 3, Summer, 1993, pp. 35-59
Description
Looks at the effects the Native American Language Act has had on Indian Education.
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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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Applying Anthropology to Educational Problems

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leona M. Foerster
Dale Little Soldier
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 20, no. 3, May 1981, pp. [1-6]
Description
How to use the methods of anthropology to solve Native American educational problems.
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Barriers to Accommodating Culture in Science Classrooms

Alternate Title
Symposium of the International Organization for Science and Technology ; 9th, 1999
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Glen Aikenhead
Bente Huntley
Description
Advocates a culturally responsive curriculum which is only possible with culturally-based instructional resources and teacher involvement. Paper originally presented to 9th Symposium of the International Organization for Science and Technology.
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Bilingual/Bicultural Education at Peach Springs: A Hualapai Way of Schooling

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lucille J. Watahomigie
Teresa L. McCarty
Peabody Journal of Education, vol. 69, no. 2, Negotiating the Culture of Indigenous Schools, Winter, 1994, pp. 26-42
Description
Examines the evolution of the program, community involvement, unique issues faced and continuing impact on indigenous schooling.
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Bilingual Education in Nunavut: Trojan Horse or Paper Tiger?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Andrew Hodgkins
Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education/Revue canadienne des jeunes chercheures et chercheurs en éducation, vol. 3, no. 1, June 2010, pp. 1-10
Description
Discusses report by Thomas Berger, The Nunavut Project, which was used as the foundation for the Education Act of 2008.
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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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Blueprints for Indian Education: Improving Mainstream Schooling

Alternate Title
ERIC Digest ; 372898
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robin A. Buttlerfield
Description
Looks at results from the U.S. Department of Education's Indian Nations at Risk (INAR) Task Force and the White House Conference on Indian Education in 1992 regarding Native students in public schools and school reform.
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