In his classrooms, Dr. Thomas Peacock (Ojibwe) synthesizes his research and personal experiences to be the most effective teacher. This is his story.
When a clear and compelling vision takes root, real change can happen, according to Dr. Paul Boyer’s study of models for systemic change.
The work of Indian educators to reform biased standardized tests and outcome measures has the potential to address the achievement gap between Native and non-Native students.
As a NASA liaison to the tribal colleges, I have seen firsthand how Native American students can flourish and succeed when they are surrounded with people who recognize and nurture their potential. I want to share a particularly successful story.
Although many characteristics are shared between the learning styles of older and younger students, we also must recognize the widening generation gap between faculty and students.
There are approximately 624,000 American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students enrolled in elementary and secondary schools in the United States; they account for 1% of the total public school enrollment (Freeman &
by Thomas King
University of Minnesota Press (2005) – 172 pages
ISBN 0-8166-4626-0 – $16.47
Review by Holly Ristau
“The truth about stories is that that’s all we are.” This is the premise for a collection of thought-provoking essays examining the importance of the oral tradition.
By Tim Reagan
Erlbaum, Lawrence & Associates (2005) – 308 pages
ISBN 0-8058-4857-6 – $34.50
Review by Michael W.
edited by Akwesasne Notes
Native Voices (2005), Summertown, TN
ISBN 1-57067-159-1 – 160 pages
Review by Victoria Beatty
This book is an essential text on human rights that belongs in all libraries.
Robert Odawi Porter, Editor
Carolina Academic Press (2005) – 816 pages
ISBN 0-89089-333-0 – Paperback, $75.00
Review by Michael Thompson
This book is an incredible resource for anyone willing to explore the complex and often frustrating issues surrounding Native sovereignty.
by Robert A. Williams Jr.
University of Minnesota Press (2005) – 270 pages
ISBN 0-8166-4710-0 (paperback) 0-8166-4709-7 (hardcover)
By Mark Chesler, Amanda Lewis, and James Crowfoot.
Rowman & Littlefield (2005) – 333 pages
ISBN 0-7425-2457-4 (paperback),
by Jon Reyhner and Jeanne Eder
University of Oklahoma Press (2004)
Text by Laura Tohe and Photographs by Stephen E. Strom
The University of Arizona Press (2005)