ERIC Number: ED448145
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Indigenous Educational Models for Contemporary Practice: In Our Mother's Voice. Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education.
Nee-Benham, Maenette Kape'ahiokalani Padeken Ah, Ed.
This book presents a collection of papers on the rights of indigenous students to an equal education. The 15 chapters include: (1) "Gathering Together To Travel to the Source: A Vision for a Language and Culture-Based Educational Model" (Maenette Kape'ahiokalani Padeken Ah Nee-Benham and Joanne Elizabeth Cooper); (2) "Building a Child-Centered Model: 'An Indigenous Model Must Look to the Future'" (Kate Cherrington); (3) "A Holistic Education, Teachings from the Dance-House: 'We Cannot Afford To Lose One Native Child'" (Jeannette Armstrong); (4) "Grounding Vision on the Three Baskets of Knowledge: 'Kia ora ai te iwi Maori'" (Linda Aranga-Low); (5) "Advocating for a Stimulating and Language-Based Education: 'If You Don't Learn Your Language Where Can You Go Home To?'" (Sarah Keahi); (6) "A Commitment to Language-Based Education: 'Among the Gifts We Can Give Our Children Is Our Cultural Traditions'" (Darrell Kipp); (7) "Revitalizing Culture and Language: 'Returning to the Aina': (Kalena Silva); (8) "Building an Indigenous Language Center: 'The Children Have the Right To Learn Their Language'" (Gail Kiernan); (9) "Linking Native People around the Spirituality of All Life: 'The Gifts of Our Grandmothers and Grandfathers'" (Sam Suina); (10) "Creating a Ceremony: 'Nature's Model from the Longhouse People'" (Genevieve Gollnick); (11) "Building Linkages across the Community: 'To Take Action, Takes Great Courage and Strength'" (L.A. Napier); (12) "Envisioning a Community-Centered Education: 'We Do Not Own Our Children, We Must Honor Them in All Ways'" (Paul Johnson); (13) "The Circle We Call Community: 'As a Community, You All Have To Pull Together'" (Miranda Wright); (14) "Educational Empowerment for Maori People: 'We Are on the Right Path. We Are On the Right Dreaming'" (Susan Wetere-Bryant); and (15) "Locating Global Learning Centers: 'With the United Forces of Us All'" (Rosalie Medcraft). The two appendixes are: "Exemplary Native Educational Programs in the United States" (Jeremy Garcia) and resources for native educators. (SM)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, Equal Education, Indigenous Populations, Language Minorities, Minority Group Children
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Note: Edited with Joanne Elizabeth Cooper. "In Our Mother's Voice" Web site: http://edwebs.educ.msu.edu/voice/.