National Advisory Council on Indian Education Appointment of Four Members.
The President today announced that he will appoint four persons to be members of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education for the terms expiring September 29, 1980.
Lionel R. Bordeaux, of Rosebud, S.D., was born February 9, 1940. He received a B.A. from Black Hills State College in 1964 and an M.A. from the University of South Dakota in 1971. From 1964 to 1972, Bordeaux held a variety of positions with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Since 1973 he has been president of Sinte Gleska College.
Frederick S. Bigjim, of Bethel, Alaska, was born July 7, 1941. He received a B.A. from the University of Alaska in 1972 and an M. Ed. from Harvard University in 1973. From 1973 to 1974, Bigjim was director and administrator of intercultural studies at Alaska Methodist University. Since November of 1976 Bigjim has been administrator/instructor of Kuskokwim Community College.
Maxine R. Edmo, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was born May 4, 1929. Edmo attended the University of Idaho. From 1969 to 1974, she was a chairperson with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Education Committee. Since 1975 she has been a chairperson with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Health, Education, and Welfare Committee.
Viola G. Peterson, of Flint, Mich., was born January 1, 1918. Peterson received an A.A. from Mott Community College. Since 1974 she has been Title IV, Part A program director for the Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools in Flint, Mich.
Jimmy Carter, National Advisory Council on Indian Education Appointment of Four Members. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248409