Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Hea... | WHSmith Books
Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit

Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit

By: Jo-Ann Archibald (author)Hardback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks

Description

Indigenous oral narratives are an important source for, and component of, Coast Salish knowledge systems. Stories are not only to be recounted and passed down; they are also intended as tools for teaching. Jo-ann Archibald worked closely with Elders and storytellers, who shared both traditional and personal life-experience stories, in order to develop ways of bringing storytelling into educational contexts. Indigenous Storywork is the result of this research and it demonstrates how stories have the power to educate and heal the heart, mind, body, and spirit. It builds on the seven principles of respect, responsibility, reciprocity, reverence, holism, interrelatedness, and synergy that form a framework for understanding the characteristics of stories, appreciating the process of storytelling, establishing a receptive learning context, and engaging in holistic meaning-making.

About Author

Jo-ann Archibald, also known as Q'um Q'um Xiiem, from the Sto:lo Nation, is Associate Dean for Indigenous Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia.

Contents

Preface 1 The Journey Begins 2 Coyote Searching for the Bone Needle 3 Learning about Storywork from Sto:lo Elders 4 The Power of Stories for Educating the Heart 5 Storywork in Action 6 Storywork Pedagogy 7 A Give-Away Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774814010
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780774814010
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 0774814012

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close