ERIC Number: EJ367572
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Facilitative Reading Programmes in Third World Countries. A Culturally Relevant Programme for Teaching Reading in the Mother Tongue: The Karaja Indians of Brazil.
Alford, Margaret R.
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v8 n6 p493-511 1987
Discusses how linguistic and ethnological investigation have been key factors in the establishment of an indigenous bilingual education program with the Karaja Amerindians in Brazil. Program elements described include study of both Karaja and Portuguese with indigenous bilingual teachers; production of culturally and linguistically appropriate reading materials; and creation of an Indigenous Social Studies Book. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Brazil