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University of Nebraska at Omaha

Arts and Humanities

2000

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Along The Red Road: Tribally Controlled Colleges And Student Development, Ann Marie Machamer Jan 2000

Along The Red Road: Tribally Controlled Colleges And Student Development, Ann Marie Machamer

Dissertation and Thesis

American Indian tnibally controlled colleges were created to provide higher education in a familiar cultural setting to a population that is severely underrepresented in American higher education. Since little is known regarding student development at tribal colleges, the purpose of this study was to assess retention, talent development, satisfaction, racial discrimination, and cultural knowledge/identity at tribal colleges using American Indians who attended non-Indian institutions as a comparison sample. In early 1999, survey data were collected from students who entered fourteen tribal colleges and two Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) colleges and from American Indian students who entered non-Indian. institutions ...