The Resource Urban Indians in Phoenix schools, 1940-2000, Stephen Kent Amerman

Urban Indians in Phoenix schools, 1940-2000, Stephen Kent Amerman

Label
Urban Indians in Phoenix schools, 1940-2000
Title
Urban Indians in Phoenix schools, 1940-2000
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Kent Amerman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the latter half of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of Native American families moved to cities across the United States, some via the government relocation program and some on their own. In the cities, they encountered new forms of work, entertainment, housing, and education. In this study, Stephen Kent Amerman focuses on the educational experiences of Native students in urban schools in Phoenix, Arizona, a city with one of the largest urban Indian communities in the nation. The educational experiences of Native students in Phoenix varied over time and even in different parts of the city, but interactions with other ethnic groups and the experience of being a minority for the first time presented distinctive challenges and opportunities for Native students
  • Using oral histories as well as written records, Amerman examines how the Phoenix schools tried to educate and assimilate the Native students alongside Hispanic, Asian, black, and white students and how Native children, their parents, and the Indian community at large responded to this new urban education and the question of their cultural identity. Reconciling these pressures was a struggle, but many found resourceful responses, charting paths that enabled them to acquire an urban education while still remaining Indian."--pub. desc
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Amerman, Stephen Kent
Dewey number
371.829/97079173
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E97.65.A6
LC item number
A445 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Indigenous education
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Public schools
  • Urban schools
  • Education
  • Urbanization
Label
Urban Indians in Phoenix schools, 1940-2000, Stephen Kent Amerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780803229853
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010008287
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2863651-01umb_inst
  • 2701619
  • (Sirsi) i9780803229853
  • (OCoLC)555650083
Label
Urban Indians in Phoenix schools, 1940-2000, Stephen Kent Amerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780803229853
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010008287
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2863651-01umb_inst
  • 2701619
  • (Sirsi) i9780803229853
  • (OCoLC)555650083

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