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ERIC Number: EJ997691
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 64
ISSN: ISSN-1559-5692
Categorisation of Mapuche Ways of Conceiving Time and Space: Educational Knowledge of the "Kimches"
Quilaqueo, Daniel; Torres, Hector
Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, v7 n2 p84-98 2013
The object of this article is to present a categorisation of the ways in which time and space are conceived in the rationale of Mapuche family education. This approach considers knowledge of natural, social, and cultural elements that characterise the classification of time and space by "kimches" (sages) in the education of children and adolescents in the family environment. This knowledge, which is not covered in the school curriculum, would place school learning in context and provide a better quality education. A contextual analysis is made of the interviews in order to speak to the text in search of hidden meanings. Based on the results, the following categories are distinguished: seasonal cycles, periods of the day, and spatial conceptions present in Mapuche family education. (Contains 3 tables and 4 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Chile