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Science and Culture in a Curriculum for Tribal Environmental Management: The TENRM Program at the Northwest Indian College: An Innovative, Interdisciplinary Native American Curriculum
American Indian Culture and Research Journal (2002)
  • Gigi Berardi, Western Washington University
  • Dan Burns
  • Phillip H. Duran
  • Roberto Gonzalez-Plaza
  • Sharon Kinley
  • Lynn Robbins
  • Ted Williams
  • Wayne Woods
Abstract

This paper discusses an innovative interdisciplinary two-year environmental studies program funded by the National Science Foundation (NFS). The authors describe the program - its origins, foundation principles, curriculum, assessment, and recruitment - discuss student participation and achievements, and summarize the long-term prospects of the program. This article was prepared during the program's second NSF-funding cycle.

Keywords
  • Environmental studies program,
  • NSF
Publication Date
2002
Publisher Statement
Published by UCLA American Indian Studies Center
Citation Information
Gigi Berardi, Dan Burns, Phillip H. Duran, Roberto Gonzalez-Plaza, et al.. "Science and Culture in a Curriculum for Tribal Environmental Management: The TENRM Program at the Northwest Indian College: An Innovative, Interdisciplinary Native American Curriculum" American Indian Culture and Research Journal Vol. 26 Iss. 3 (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gigi_berardi/7/