Education and the American Indian

Education and the American Indian

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First published in 1974, Education and the American Indian has been widely praised as the first full-length study of federal Indian policy. This revised edition brings the book up to date through 1998 with the addition of analysis and interpretation of trends and policies that have shaped Indian education in the 1980s and 1990s and will persist into the twenty-first century. In looking ahead, one Yankton Sioux forecasts that qwithin two generations we will see some of the most educated people in the world and they will be on reservations.q How such an optimistic assessment might become a reality is one of the major themes of this revised edition.3 W. CARSON RYAN: FROM THE MERIAM REPORT TO THE INDIAN NEW DEAL In 1924 and 1925 the clamor for reform rose to a second crescendo, and in 1926 Secretary of the Interior Hubert Work turned once again to independentanbsp;...

Title:Education and the American Indian
Author:Margaret Szasz
Publisher:UNM Press - 1999


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