First Nations Education in Canada

SKU: 9780774805179

Jean Barman, Marie Battiste
Grade Levels:
College, University
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
UBC Press
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In this volume, First Nations Education in Canada: The Circle Unfolds, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal authors examine various aspects of the schooling of children and adults. The editors have drawn on the powerful circle or medicine wheel symbol as a guiding principle for this volume of 15 essays. First Nations Education in Canada provides not only an examination of the state of the art but also a guide for helping both, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal educators, meet the challenge. Published in 1999 this volume contains valuable lessons about defining and understanding Indian Control of Indian Education. Essays include: Redefining Science Education for Aboriginal Students; Language and Cultural Content in Native Education; Teacher Education and Aboriginal Opposition; Non-Native Teachers Teaching in Native Communities; Treaties and Indian Education; Locally Developed Native Studies Curriculum: An Historical and Philosophical Rationale, and The Sacred Circle: An Aboriginal Approach to Healing Education at an Urban High School.

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