ERIC Number: EJ734212
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec
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Toward a Tribal Critical Race Theory in Education
Jones Brayboy, Bryan McKinley
Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, v37 n5 p425-446 Dec 2005
In this article, I outline the central tenets of an emerging theory that I call Tribal Critical Race Theory (TribalCrit) to more completely address the issues of Indigenous Peoples in the United States. TribalCrit has it roots in Critical Race Theory, Anthropology, Political/Legal Theory, Political Science, American Indian Literatures, Education, and American Indian Studies. This theoretical framework provides a way to address the complicated relationship between American Indians and the United States federal government and begin to make sense of American Indians' liminality as both racial and legal/political groups and individuals.
Descriptors: Critical Theory, American Indians, Federal Government, Federal Indian Relationship, American Indian Education
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Identifiers: United States