American Indian Education
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BeschreibungIn this comprehensive history of American Indian education in the United States from colonial times to the present, historians and educators Jon Reyhner and Jeanne Eder explore the broad spectrum of Native experiences in missionary, government, and tribal boarding and day schools. This up-to-date survey is the first one-volume source for those interested in educational reform policies and missionary and government efforts to Christianize and "civilize" American Indian children.
Drawing on firsthand accounts from teachers and students, American Indian Education considers and analyzes shifting educational policies and philosophies, paying special attention to the passage of the Native American Languages Act and current efforts to revitalize Native American cultures.
Jon Reyhner is Professor of Education at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. Reyhner has taught on the Navajo Reservation and served as a school administrator for the Blackfeet, Fort Peck, Havasupai, White Mountain Apache, and other communities. He is the editor of Teaching American Indian Students.
Jeanne Eder (Dakota Sioux) is Associate Professor of History at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She is the author of The Dakota Sioux and The Makah.
Untertitel: A History. 1649:Standard B&W 6. 14 x 9. 21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University of Oklahoma Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2004
Seitenanzahl: 382 Seiten