American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students continue to be significantly underrepresented in institutions of higher education and continue to face barriers that impeded their academic success. This volume explores the factors that influence college going in Indigenous communities and,upon enrollment in institutions of higher education, the factors that influence college completion. Chapters cover:
- The legacy of Western education in Indigemous communities
- The experiences of Indigenous students in the K-12 system
- Transition from student to faculty of AI/AN graduates
- Recommendations that can improve the success of Indigenous students and faculty
|Series:||J-B ASHE Higher Education Report Series (AEHE) Series , #157|
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About the Author
AMY J. FANN is an assistant professor in the Counseling and Higher Education Program at the University of North Texas.
ANGELINA E. CASTAGNO is an assistant professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations at Northern Arizona University.
JESSICA A. SOLYOM is a doctoral student in the Department of Justice & Social Inquiry at Arizona State University.