American Indian Educators in Reservation Schools

American Indian Educators in Reservation Schools

by Terry Huffman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874179460
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
Publication date: 04/28/2014
Edition description: 1
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Terry Huffman is a professor of education at George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon, and the author of several books, including Theoretical Perspectives on American Indian Education: A New Look at Educational Success and the Achievement Gap.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

1 Hope for a Better Tomorrow: Affinitive Educators and Facilitative Educators 11

2 Every Reason to Succeed: Characteristics of the Educators 35

3 Challenges Are Every Day: Prevailing Challenges Facing the Educators 53

4 If I Made a Difference for One: Intrinsic Rewards Serving Reservation Students 78

5 Not Every Child Is the Same: Reservation Schools in the Era of No Child Left Behind 94

6 Spread Like Wildfire: Importance of American Indian Educators 113

7 You Have to Know the Culture: Cultural Identity and Tribal Cultural Education 130

Appendix: Methodology, Theoretical Framework, and Research with Native Peoples 152

References 163

Index 173

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