The dance of Indian higher education: one step forward, two steps back
Tijerina, K. H., & Biemer, P. (1987). The dance of Indian higher education: one step forward, two steps back. Educational Record, 68/69(4/1), 86-91.
The federal government's move away from affirmative action combined with a growing national indifference to civil rights has resulted in major setbacks in the education of American Indians. Tribalism can be part of a solution with programs that reinforce a student's connection to parents, community, and tribe.