Oral history interview with Sally Lewis February 7 1981. 1981 February 7
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Mrs. Sally Lewis taught in Zuni New Mexico for 15 years and in Chinle Arizona for 2 years. Interviewed by Cherry Ray on February 7 1981. Topics discussed in the interview include: Lewis' family and educational background in Little Rock Arkansas; experiences teaching at Zuni New Mexico; comparison to non-Indian schools; the goals of Indian education; the strengths of educating Indians for the white culture; reactions of students to not being allowed to speak their native language at school; comparison of Chinle and Zuni; the dependence of Indians on governmental help; curriculum changes due to cross-cultural ideas; comments on Red Power; bringing up a family on the reservation; and general comments on Indian education.