ERIC Number: EJ670261
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Native Plants, Native Knowledge: Insights from Judy Bluehorse Skelton.
Northwest Education, v8 n4 p24-25 Sum 2003
Judy Bluehorse Skelton is an herbalist of Native American descent who conducts field trips to identify plants and classroom activities to demonstrate their uses. She also works with Portland (Oregon) schools developing culturally appropriate strategies for presenting Native American content. She encourages students to look at events such as the Lewis and Clark expedition from a Native perspective. (TD)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Studies, Critical Thinking, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Field Trips, History Instruction, Perspective Taking, Plants (Botany)
For full text: http://www.nwrel.org/nwedu/08-04.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Oregon (Portland)