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Author Huff, Delores J.

Title To live heroically : institutional racism and American Indian education / Delores J. Huff
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 211 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series, the social context of education
SUNY series, social context of education.
Contents A history of Indians in the public school system -- Different scales for different whales -- The ABT study -- Analysis of ABT research -- The Madison study: the town, the reservation, the ethos -- Community perceptions of the Madison K through twelve public school system -- The Madison study: classroom evaluations K through four -- The gap widens: grades five through eight -- The survey -- The legacy of institutional racism -- Solutions for the future: the voucher plan and tribal schools -- The White House Conference on Indian Education
Summary Analyzes American Indian education in the last century and compares the tribal, mission, and Bureau of Indian Affairs schools
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-208) index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs -- History.
Discrimination in education -- United States -- History.
Education and state -- United States -- History.
Indians of North America -- Education.
Indians of North America -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Social conditions.
Education -- history.
Indians, North American -- education.
Public Policy.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Social policy.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96012965
ISBN 0585089752 (electronic bk.)
9780585089751 (electronic bk.)