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1999 BC College and Institute Aboriginal Former Student Outcomes: Special Report on Aboriginal Former Students from the 1995, 1997, and 1999 BC College and Institute Student Outcomes Surveys

Alternate Title
BC college and institute student outcomes report
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[BC] Outcomes Working Group
Centre for Education Information
Description
Contains statistics on characteristics of graduates, educational attainment before enrolling, experiences while attending, reasons for enrolling, evaluation of post-graduation employment opportunities, finances, and services.
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2001 BC College and Institute Aboriginal Former Student Outcomes: Special Report on Aboriginal Former Students from the 1995, 1997, 1999, and 2001 BC College and Institute Student Outcomes Surveys

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[BC] Outcomes Working Group
ceiss [Centre for Education Information Standards and Services?]
Description
Contains statistics on characteristics of graduates, educational attainment before enrolling, experiences while attending, reasons for enrolling, evaluation of post-graduation employment opportunities, finances, and services.
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Aboriginal Dietitians in High Demand

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 19, no. 9, January 2002, p. B6
Description

Focuses on the Yukon-based First Nations dietetic internship program and other initiatives to recruit and support Aboriginal people who may choose a career in nutrition.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.20.

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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 Overseas Study Awards Scheme

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 3, September 1985, pp. 59-60
Description
Notice asking for expressions of interest for up to ten interested Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander individuals seeking to add to their skills and experience through short term overseas observational study.
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Aboriginal Peoples and Post-Secondary Education: What Educators Have Learned

Alternate Title
Does Money Matter: Millennium Research Series ; no. 8
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
R.A. Malatest & Associates
Description
Focuses on strategies that promote recruitment and retention such as financial support, transition programs, community delivery, Aboriginal control, and partnerships between mainstream institutions and Aboriginal communities.
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Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Needs Framework

Alternate Title
Coastal Corridor Consortium Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Needs Framework
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Laara Mixon
Description
Using community and Institutional surveys as a basis, paper provides an overview to aid in short-term guidance for planning purposes.
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Aboriginal Students Awarded Prestigious Scholarships

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Canadian Nurse, vol. 105, no. 9, November 2009, p. 8
Description
Comments on the scholarships awarded to twenty-four Aboriginal nurses from across Canada due to the origination of the TD Aboriginal Nursing Fund.
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Aboriginal Transitions: Undergraduate to Graduate: Phase I Final Report

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Transitions: Undergraduate to Graduate Studies (AT: U2G) Phase 1 Final Report
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jo-ann Archibald
Michelle Pidgeon
Colleen Hawkey
Description
Research was conducted to answer three questions: what factors facilitate or hinder admission to graduate programs, how can these be changed to improve retention, and what components would be necessary in a successful transition program.
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American Indian/Alaska Native College Student Retention Strategies

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Raphael M. Guillory
Journal of Developmental Education, vol. 33, no. 2, Winter, 2009, pp. 14-16
Description
Study examined how students perceptions of the importance of various programs aimed at retention differed from those of faculty and administration.
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Best Practices in Increasing Aboriginal Postsecondary Enrolment Rates

Alternate Title
Best Practices in Increasing Aboriginal Post-secondary Enrollment Rates
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
R.A. Malatest & Associates
Kenneth Whyte
Description
Prepared for The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), authors present findings concerning factors contributing to successes and barriers.
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Beyond Access: Indigenizing Programs for Native American Student Success

E-Books
Author/Creator
Stephanie J. Waterman
Heather J. Shotton
Shelly C. Lowe
Breanna Faris
Natalie Rose Youngbull
Adrienne Keene
Monty Begaye
David Sanders
Matthew Van Alstine Makomenaw
Christine A. Nelson
Amanda R. Tachine
Nakay R. Flotte
LeManuel Lee Bitsói
Shelly C. Lowe ...
Stephanie Sanderlin
Corey Still
Susan C. Faircloth
Robin Minthorn
John L. Garland
Jerry Bread
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British Columbia First Nations Coordinators (BCFNC) Handbook: A Guide for Serving Aboriginal Students in the Public Post-Secondary System in British Columbia

Documents & Presentations
Description
Resource contains general guidelines and specific recommendations for personnel who facilitate student transitions and retention. Topics include admissions, financial and cultural services, academic support, and maintaining institutional and community relationships.
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Budget Didn't Meet Raised Expectations

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paul Barnsley
Windspeaker, vol. 20, no. 11, March 2003, p. 1
Description

First Nations leaders contend that the federal government failed to provide funding, as promised, to poverty issues. The issues include contaminated water, black mold, and lack of funding for graduates to pursue post secondary education.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.1.

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Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards (BBF) Program Recipients' Outcomes Report

Alternate Title
Indspire Research Knowledge Nest
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indspire
Description
Reports results of Indspire's 2020 National Education Survey which was developed to gather information on post-secondary and labour market outcomes, recipients' experience with the program, and areas where additional support is required. Sample size was 6,500.
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Canada's Aboriginal Education Crisis

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Robert Laboucane
Windspeaker, vol. 28, no. 7, October 2010, pp. 18-19
Description

Looks at the need for quality education for First Nations children equitable to that of all other Canadian children.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.18.

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CCAB Continues to Build Strong Relationships

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Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 24, no. 1, April 2006, p. S1
Description

Discusses the growth of the Council For Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and attributes success to several initiatives including: networking events, recruitment/retention programs, and the hall of fame.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.19.

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College Fund Names Students of the Year

Articles » General
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 18, no. 1, The Winding Road to Student Success, Fall, 2006
Description
Presents the top 2006 American Indian tribal college students as "Students of the Year" based on academic achievements and community service.
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Commentary on the Recruitment and Retention of American Indian and Alaska Native Students in California Postsecondary Education Institutions

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Randall Akee
Theresa Stewart-Ambo
Heather Torres
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 44, no. 1, 2020, pp. 113-136
Description
Summarizes findings from group discussions with community members and members of California colleges during the Lighting a Path Forward symposium.
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Commentary [Studies in American Indian Literatures, Series 2, vol.2 no.1]

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Helen Jaskoski
Bob Nelson
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 2, no. 1, Series 2, Spring, 1990, pp. 28-29
Description
Includes a commentary from the editors as well as a description of the Native American Scholarship Fund. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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Contemporary American Indian Studies

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sidner Larson
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 33, no. 1, Winter, 2009, pp. 18-33
Description
Author discusses the issues associated with American Indian higher education including funding and accreditation requirements.
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Creating Pathways to a Better Life

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jerry Worley
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 26, no. 2, Workforce Development, Winter, 2014
Description
Discusses how tribal colleges in Montana and North Dakota are initiating new innovative accelerated curriculum programs to address the region’s workforce necessities.
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Ed Department Funds 6 TCUs to Train Teachers

Articles » General
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 17, no. 2, Sustainability, Winter, 2005
Description
Reports on U.S. Office of Indian Education grants to train 16 qualified people to become teachers and administrators.
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Education as a Treaty Right

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 20, no. 5, October/November 1991, p. 3
Description
Discusses the rights and responsibilities of the government and the First Nations people in the area of education.
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