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Brigham Young University. Native American Educational Outreach Programs

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1989-2011

Administrative History

Native American Educational Outreach Programs (1989-2011) was a program affiliated with Brigham Young University that provided educational support services to Native Americans.

Native American Educational Outreach Programs replaced the Institute of American Indian Services and Research on September 1, 1989. The new program was part of Brigham Young University's Division of Continuing Education. It focused more explicitly on promoting education and extending existing university services to service external programs. The program strived to promote the completion of high school and college education among Native Americans. In accordance with this goal, the Native American Educational Outreach Programs facilitated courses and workshops for Native American individuals and tribes. They serviced Native Americans in both the United States and Canada. Native American Educational Outreach Programs ended in May 2011.

Citation

BYU Continuing Education website, via WWW, Nov. 12, 2018 (Native American Educational Outreach Programs; replaced Department of American Indian Services Sep. 1, 1989; part of Brigham Young University's Division of Continuing Education; focuses on promoting education and extending existing university services to service external programs and populations; strives to promote completion of high school and college education among Native Americans; facilitates courses and workshops for Native American individuals and tribes; services Native Americans in the United States and Canada)

BYU Continuing Education, via Email communication, Nov. 20, 2018 (Native American Educational Outreach Programs ended May 2011)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Institute of American Indian Studies research coordinator records, 1949-1970

 Series
Identifier: UA 552 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Administrative files. Includes a general correspondence section, followed by a general files section (articles, research materials, department bulletins and periodicals, travel records, research surveys and articles, course materials, and students listings). Materials produced or gathered by Coordinator of Research, James R. Clark.
Dates: 1949-1970

Native American Educational Outreach Programs records

 Collection — Box: 47
Identifier: UA 1011
Scope and Contents Contains records produced or gathered by Native American Educational Outreach Programs and its predecessor programs at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Includes various files, research documents, reports, and letters concerning programs, conferences, and workshops for Native Americans. Also includes photographs, photographic slides, and audio-visual materials detailing program actions and materials produced or used by the program. Materials dated approximately 1941-2001, with the bulk...
Dates: 1941-2001; Majority of material found within 1970-2001

Native American Educational Outreach Programs workshop records, 1991-2001

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1011 Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains workshop materials including files, documents, research, conference materials, schedules, and notes for program workshops with Native Americans. The majority of materials were produced or gathered by Howard Rainer, director of Native American Educational Outreach Programs. Also includes some of Howard Rainer's personal notes, letters, and other documents. Materials dated 1991-2001.
Dates: 1991-2001