Running head: NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE COLLEGIATE SYSTEM Native Americans in the Collegiate System StudentFirstname StudentLastname Your University Native Americans in the Collegiate System The lack of the representation of traditionally under-represented minorities in the American collegiate system has been a highly debated topic. There is of course little argument that there are in fact under-represented minorities. One tragic aspect of this reality is that the original inhabitants of the country, Native Americans, have found themselves part of this facet of institutional discrimination and have some of the lowest per capita collegiate representation of any minority. While programs such as Affirmative Action have attempted to address the...The end:
...... By making more serious attempts to address these problems by understanding Native American needs on a cultural level, the collegiate system can hopefully become part of the solution to this historical tragedy. References Guillory, R., & Wolverton, M. (2008, January). It's About Family: Native American Student Persistence in Higher Education. Journal of Higher Education, 79(1), 58-87. Retrieved July 1, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. HIGHER EDUCATION HELP. (2007, October). State Legislatures, Retrieved July 1, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. Lum, L. (2008, January 24). Encouraging The Discouraged. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 24(25), 14-17. Retrieved July 1, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database.