Indigenous Education and Empowerment: International Perspectives (Contemporary Native American Communities 17)

Indigenous Education and Empowerment: International Perspectives (Contemporary Native American Communities 17)

By: Duane Champagne (editor), Ismael Abu-Saad (editor)Paperback

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Indigenous people have often been confronted with education systems that ignore their cultural and historical perspectives. This insightful volume contributes to our understanding of indigenous empowerment through education, and creates a new foundation for implementing specialized indigenous/minority education worldwide, engaging the simultaneous projects of cultural preservation and social integration. A vital work for scholars in Native American studies, ethnic studies, and education.

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Ismael Abu-Saad is Professor of Education and founder of the Center for Bedouin Studies and Development at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He received his Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota. Duane Champagne is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Native Nations Law & Policy Center, University of California, Los Angeles.


1 Acknowledgments 2 Introduction: Seeking Common Ground Through Education: An Introduction 3 1. Athabaskan Education: The Case of Denendeh Past, Present and Future 4 2. Four Directions for Indian Education 5 3. Deconstructing Captivities: Indigenous Women Reshaping Education and Justice 6 4. Decolonizing Athabaskan Education: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Denendeh 7 5. Hear the silenced voices and make that relationship: Issues of Relational Ethics in Aboriginal contexts 8 6. Identity Formation among Indigenous Youth in Majority-Controlled Schools: Palestinian Arabs in Israel 9 7. Education, Culture and Nation Building: Development of the Tribal Learning Community and Educational Exchange 10 8. TalanoaMalie: Social and Educational Empowerment for Tongans by Tongans in the 'Pasifika' Education Proposal 11 9. Articulating Indigenous People' Culture in Education 12 Index 13 About the Authors

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/03/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780759108950
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780759108950
  • weight: 322
  • ISBN10: 0759108951

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