Tribal Colleges Promote Ancestral Language, History: Cultural Mission Sparks Pride, Preserves Heritage
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy, Black Issues in Higher Education
Tribal Colleges Promote Ancestral Language, History: Cultural Mission. Sparks Pride, Preserves Heritage
by Kathleen Kennedy Manzo
For Tanya Shendo, the Pueblo lifestyle has been a source of strength and pride, but she has always felt that half of her heritage was missing.
Although she grew up surrounded by the rich traditions of her father's Pueblo culture in New Mexico, and learned to speak the native Jemez language, she longed to know her mother's history. Shendo's family was distanced from that culture decades ago when her mother moved from the Rocky Boy (MT) Indian Reservation and her Chipewa Cre tribe.
"I always told my mother I wish I, could dance and …
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Publication information: Article title: Tribal Colleges Promote Ancestral Language, History: Cultural Mission Sparks Pride, Preserves Heritage. Contributors: Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy - Author. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 10. Issue: 25 Publication date: February 1, 1994. Page number: 34. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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