RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 812531094 LA English T1 American Indian educators in reservation schools A1 Huffman, Terry E.,, PB University of Nevada Press PP Reno YR 2013 SN 9780874179071 0874179076 0874179084 9780874179088 AB Discusses how American Indian educators define their roles and judge their achievements. He examines the ways they address the complex issues of cultural identity that affect their students and themselves and how they cope with the pressures of teaching disadvantaged students while meeting the requirements for reservation schools. Includes personal accounts and candid comments about their choice of profession; their position as teachers, role models, and social service agents; and the sometimes harsh realities of reservation life offer unique insight into the challenges and rewards of providing an education to Native American students. Native American educators meet daunting challenges with enduring optimism and persistence. The insights these educators offer can serve those in other communities where students navigate a difficult path out of discrimination and poverty.