Native American Tribal Education

Laws and Regulations. Tribal, federal, and state laws related to tribal education. Including Congressional authorizations for Tribal Education Department funding.

Reports and Statistics. Related reports and statistics from government, non-profit, and academic institution.

National Advisory Council on Indian Education Reports. Annual reports from this advisory council to the Secretary of Education.

American Indian & Alaska Native Education Research / IndianEduResearch.net - (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Indian Education and ERIC [Educational Resources Information Center]). Numerous ERIC digests, tools, reports and papers, and bibliographies about Indian education. Use the Internet Archive to access this resource.

Indian Country Today's "Education: your guide to higher learning in Indian Country." Canastota, NY: Four Directions Media. *Information about internships, scholarships, FAFSA, and more. The most recent copy at the library is 2008-2009. (Library catalog record)

Groups & Organizations

Tribal Education Departments National Assembly - A membership organization for the education departments of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes

National Congress of American Indians has a number of education resources on their website including Publications, Testimony & Speeches and Resolutions. See in particular Resolutions ABQ-10-106, RAP-10-030, and SD-02-059, which related to tribal education departments.

Language and Diversity Program, Native Education Program - (Southwest Educational Development Laboratory). Resources and program profiles.

National Indian Education Association - Surveys, research, and links.

National Alliance to Save Native Languages - "The National Alliance to Save Native Languages was founded in October of 2006 for the exclusive purpose of promoting the revitalization of Native Languages. The Alliance is comprised of a coalition of stakeholders including tribes, schools, and individuals, regional and national organizations" [from the web site]. Use this site to find information about language preservation programs, legislation and more.

 

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Tribal-State Partnerships: Cooperating to Improve Indian Education (Native American Rights Fund). A paper prepared for the National Congress of American Indians.

Tribalizing Indian education series. Intended to provide general information to federal, state, and tribal officials, educators, and policy-makers about tribal education codes and departments and related national issues.