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Language, Culture, and Power: Intercultural Bilingual Education among the Urarina of Peruvian Amazonia.
Dean, Bartholomew – Practicing Anthropology, 1999
The Peruvian national indigenous federation established a bilingual, intercultural teachers' training program to counter stereotypes of indigenous people portrayed in the authoritarian, monolingual Spanish national curriculum, and to enhance language preservation, ethnic mobilization, and cultural survival. A complementary transitional bilingual…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, American Indians, Bilingual Education Programs, Cultural Maintenance