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By Barbara Kuipers

This annotated bibliography of greater than two hundred steered reference books has been compiled to help public librarians, college library media experts, and lecturers in supplying high quality, appropriate nonfiction fabrics on American Indians. each one access has entire bibliographic facts and exhibits topic quarter and interpreting point. Annotations are long and speak about the strengths and weaknesses of every publication and its power use within the curriculum. additionally, a complete part is dedicated to standards for choosing books approximately American Indians that keep away from stereotypes and confirm objectivity, and an easy-to-use list for comparing fabrics is integrated.

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Most of the unexpected population growth during the past decade occurred in Southern and Eastern states that historically have not had large Native American communities. Some demographers believe that urban Indians in these states opted for Native American identify for the first time in 1990. Newfound racial pride and cultural awareness may be a factor (Worsnop 1992, 389). The statistics also mean that educators may have more Indian students in their classrooms than they realized. Despite the diversity and complexity of cultures and tribal affiliations, there are eight values basic to the social structure of most American Indian tribes.

Next, a discussion of evaluative criteria for choosing quality materials of reference value is provided. This section guides public and school library professionals in the selection of materials by providing carefully researched information on common problems, such as books with stereotypical or inaccurate information. Following this chapter, a two-page evaluative checklist is included for use in critiquing materials being considered for purchase. Using the checklist can promote the selection of materials that are meaningful, realistic, and accurately representative of American Indian culture.

Additional studies in the report on students from lower grades and federal Indian school students place the figure as high as 50 percent. Despite the problems of "at risk" American Indian youth, Indian people view education as one of the critical means of realizing their rightful place in American society: equality in every field of endeavor. They feel that self-equality means the opportunity to retain their culture while obtaining the full blessings of American citizenship promised them through treaties and federal legislation.

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