ERIC Number: ED445863
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Learn in Beauty: Indigenous Education for a New Century.
Reyhner, Jon, Ed.; Martin, Joseph, Ed.; Lockard, Louise, Ed.; Gilbert, W. Sakiestewa, Ed.
This volume compiles 11 papers indicative of the new directions that indigenous education is taking in North America. Three sections focus on language, culture, and teaching; indigenous perspectives on indigenous education; and issues surrounding teaching methods. The papers are: (1) "Teaching Dine Language and Culture in Navajo Schools: Voices from the Community" (Ann Batchelder); (2) "Language Revitalization in Navajo/English Dual Language Classrooms" (Mary Ann Goodluck, Louise Lockard, Darlene Yazzie); (3) "Racing against Time: A Report on the Leupp Navajo Immersion Project" (Michael Fillerup); (4) "Community-Based Native Teacher Education Programs" (Connie Heimbecker, Sam Minner, Greg Prater); (5) "Measuring Language Dominance and Bilingual Proficiency Development of Tarahumara Children" (Carla Paciotto); (6) "Post-Colonial Recovering and Healing" (Angelina Weenie); (7) "Observations on Response towards Indigenous Cultural Perspectives as Paradigms in the Classroom" (Stephen Greymorning); (8) "Visual Metaphor, Cultural Knowledge, and the New Rhetoric" (Robert N. St. Clair); (9) "An Examination of Western Influences on Indigenous Language Teaching" (J. Dean Mellow); (10) "Teaching English to American Indians" (Jon Reyhner); and (11) "Charter Schools for American Indians" (Brian Bielenberg). (Contains references in each paper and contributor profiles.) (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Native Language Instruction, Teacher Education
Center for Excellence in Education, Northern Arizona University, P.O. Box 5774, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5774; Tel: 520-523-5342 ($10.00 plus $3.00 shipping U.S. or $10.00 shipping foreign; 20% discount for 5 or more copies). Full text at Web site: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/LIB/LIBconts.html.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Excellence in Education.
Note: For individual chapters, see RC 022 649-659. Compilation of papers submitted for the Annual Learn in Beauty Conference (2nd, Flagstaff, AZ, June 23-24, 2000) plus additional papers submitted in honor of Dr. Gina Cantoni's retirement from Northern Arizona University.