A longitudinal study of self-esteem, cultural identity, and academic success among American Indian adolescents.

@article{Whitesell2009ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of self-esteem, cultural identity, and academic success among American Indian adolescents.},
  author={Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell and Christina M. Mitchell and P. J. Spicer},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          38-50
        }
}
Latent growth curve modeling was used to estimate developmental trajectories of self-esteem and cultural identity among American Indian high school students and to explore the relationships of these trajectories to personal resources, problem behaviors, and academic performance at the end of high school. The sample included 1,611 participants from the Voices of Indian Teens project, a 3-year longitudinal study of adolescents from 3 diverse American Indian cultural groups in the western United… CONTINUE READING
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