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Titre : American Indian Education, A History
Éditeur : University of Oklahoma Press
Date d'édition : 2004
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Edition : 1st Edition
Comprehensive history of American Indian education from colonial times to the present. Twenty-three b&w illustrations. Tables. References. Index. x, 370 pp. Fine Hardcover w/ Fine dj. N° de réf. du libraire 989
Synopsis : In 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 of Indian schools from teachers and students, this volume covers:
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.
A propos de l'auteur: 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, also published by the University of Oklahoma Press. Jeanne Eder (Dakota Sioux) is Director of the Alaska Native Studies Program and Associate Professor of History at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She is the author of The Dakota Sioux and The Makah.
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