ERIC Number: EJ613620
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Maya Education and Pan Maya Ideology in the Yucatan.
Cultural Survival Quarterly, v22 n1 p50-52 Spr 1998
A University of Yucatan (Mexico) professor who taught a Mayan linguistics course to indigenous teachers in Mayan discusses three issues that are central to understanding how indigenous education interacts with pan-Maya identity: the importance of locally developed Maya literature, the symbols used to define Maya culture, and a conflict over Maya culture as uniform or pluralistic. (TD)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Cultural Maintenance, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language Maintenance, Maya (People), Mayan Languages, Minority Group Teachers, Native Language Instruction, Teacher Education
Cultural Survival, Inc., 96 Mt. Auburn St.,Cambridge, MA 02138 ($45.00/year; back issues $5.00 each, plus $2.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico