Indian studies in the United States and Canada: A comparative overview

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Title:
Indian studies in the United States and Canada: A comparative overview
Author:
Brigham, Alice
Issue Date:
1995
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The purpose of this research was to examine aspects of Indian higher education with a focus on Indian and native studies programs in the United States and Canada. The academic dimension of the study centered on the intellectual discussion, credibility, and stature of the field, as well as, perceptions prevalent in mainstream academia. This thesis compared and contrasted Indian higher education in the United States and Canada, and provided analysis of mainstream and tribal college Indian and native studies programs. Institutions studied were Sinte Gleska University, Trent University, University of Arizona and Saskatchewan Indian Federated College. A theoretical framework was created with essential criteria for Indian and native studies program development including: (1) Administrative Structure; (2) Program Purpose and Goals; (3) Mission Statement; (4) Governance; (5) Relationship to Tribal Community; (6) Curricula; (7) Staffing/Faculty; (8) Student Services; and (9) Community Outreach.
Type:
text; Thesis-Reproduction (electronic)
Keywords:
Education, Bilingual and Multicultural.; Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies.
Degree Name:
M.A.
Degree Level:
masters
Degree Program:
Graduate College; American Indian Studies
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Stauss, Joseph (Jay) H.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleIndian studies in the United States and Canada: A comparative overviewen_US
dc.creatorBrigham, Aliceen_US
dc.contributor.authorBrigham, Aliceen_US
dc.date.issued1995en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this research was to examine aspects of Indian higher education with a focus on Indian and native studies programs in the United States and Canada. The academic dimension of the study centered on the intellectual discussion, credibility, and stature of the field, as well as, perceptions prevalent in mainstream academia. This thesis compared and contrasted Indian higher education in the United States and Canada, and provided analysis of mainstream and tribal college Indian and native studies programs. Institutions studied were Sinte Gleska University, Trent University, University of Arizona and Saskatchewan Indian Federated College. A theoretical framework was created with essential criteria for Indian and native studies program development including: (1) Administrative Structure; (2) Program Purpose and Goals; (3) Mission Statement; (4) Governance; (5) Relationship to Tribal Community; (6) Curricula; (7) Staffing/Faculty; (8) Student Services; and (9) Community Outreach.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
dc.subjectEducation, Bilingual and Multicultural.en_US
dc.subjectSociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies.en_US
thesis.degree.nameM.A.en_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineAmerican Indian Studiesen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorStauss, Joseph (Jay) H.en_US
dc.identifier.proquest1378274en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b33799209en_US
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