To Live on This Earth: American Indian Educationreviewed by George A.Boyce — 1973
Rather than being for the casual reader, this is a book for
students of Indian education and others concerned with the place of
Indians in our society.
The only comprehensive survey of Indian problems, commonly known
as the Meriam Report, was completed in 1927, under the auspices of
the Brookings Institute, and published in 1928 under the title of
The Problem of Indian Administration.
To Live On This Earth draws heavily upon the National Study
of American Indian Education, which was directed by Fuchs and
Havighurst between 1968 and 1970, and which was financed by the
U.S. Office of Education. The study's field research was completed
through eight university centers. Purposes of the survey were:
To provide systematic and objective information about
attitudes, aspirations, and expectations of a cross-section of
To provide basic information to assist in planning more
effectively for the educational needs of Indians.
To provide information for more adequate allocation of
demonstration and research funds for Indian education.
To provide data so that experimental... (preview truncated at 150 words.) Title:
To Live on This Earth: American Indian EducationAuthor(s):
Estelle Fuchs, Robert J. HavighurstPublisher:
Doubleday, New YorkISBN:
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- George A.Boyce
Santa Fe, New Mexico