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Author(s):Bergstrom, A., Cleary, L., and Peacock, T
Title:The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Short Description:The authors interviewed 120 American Indian, Alaska Native, and First Nations youth from across N. America who shared their challenging life experiences and stories of success and failure.
Annotation:A winner of the 2004 AEP Distinguished Achivement Award, this book was written for Native American youth. The authors interviewed 120 American Indian, Alaska Native, and First Nations youth from across N. America who shared their challenging life experiences and stories of success and failure. Their stories are interwoven with the authors' insights as researchers and educators.
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Achievement Gap
College Access
First Generation College Students
High School
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement

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