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Rice, Mary Frances, Ed.; Dallacqua, Ashley K., Ed. – Advances in Research on Teaching, 2021
"Luminous Literacies" shares examples of teachers and educators using local knowledge to illustrate literacy engagement and curriculum-making through scholarly accounts of experiences in teacher preparation courses, classrooms, and other community spaces in New Mexico. This edited collection includes chapters focusing on the teaching of…
Descriptors: American Indian Literature, Indigenous Populations, American Indian Students, Culturally Relevant Education
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Peabody, Seth – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2021
This article describes strategies that the author employed to make a general education course titled "Fairy Tales and Folklore" more diverse and inclusive. Students read primary texts and secondary articles as part of ongoing debates, then form their own arguments within the debate, thus coming to understand how fairy tales are embedded…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Fairy Tales, Inclusion, Persuasive Discourse
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Haladay, Jane; Hicks, Scott; Jacobs, Mary Ann; Savage, Tamara Estes – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2022
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, a historically American Indian university that is experiencing major climate change impacts from hurricanes, was the setting for four service-learning projects seeking to advance sustainability in a racially diverse community. Courses in American Indian Studies, English, and Social Work, in…
Descriptors: Service Learning, American Indian Education, Minority Serving Institutions, Social Problems
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San Pedro, Timothy – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
This article re-stories the navigation of one White female student, Abby, enrolled in a 12th grade ethnic studies course titled Native American literature. Abby reveals tensions, disruptions, and self-discoveries within a course that recentered Indigenous histories and literacies while, concurrently, decentered dominant knowledge systems. Her…
Descriptors: White Students, Females, Grade 12, American Indian Literature
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Ruoff, A. Lavonne Brown – Studies in American Indian Literatures, 2012
Jean Taylor Kroeber, widow of Karl Kroeber, has granted permission for "SAIL" to reprint his "Address to Columbia College Students Elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society, 18 May 2009" and "An Interview with Karl Kroeber." Conducted by Michael Mallick, the interview was published in the newsletter of the Department of English and Comparative…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Literature, Interviews, Authors
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Saddam, Widad Allawi; Ya, Wan Roselezam Wan – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
Native American storytelling has become a very vital issue in education. It preserves Native American history for the next generation and teaches them important lessons about the Native American culture. It also conveys moral meanings, knowledge and social values of the Native American people to the universe. More importantly, Native American…
Descriptors: American Indians, Story Telling, Poetry, Oral Tradition
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San Pedro, Timothy; Carlos, Elijah; Mburu, Jane – Urban Education, 2017
Relying on the intersections of Indigenous Research Methodologies and Humanizing Research, the authors of this article argue that by re-centering relationships through critical listening and storying, we are better suited to co-construct our shared truths and realities in the space between the telling and hearing of stories. As we do so, we move…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Listening Skills, Story Telling, American Indian Literature
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Dehghani, Morteza; Bang, Megan; Medin, Douglas; Marin, Ananda; Leddon, Erin; Waxman, Sandra – International Journal of Science Education, 2013
An examination of artifacts provides insights into the goals, practices, and orientations of the persons and cultures who created them. Here, we analyze storybook texts, artifacts that are a part of many children's lives. We examine the stories in books targeted for 4-8-year-old children, contrasting the texts generated by Native American…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Epistemology, American Indian Literature
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Peters, Jesse – American Indian Quarterly, 2013
In her novel "Power," Linda Hogan provides readers with a close look at how separatism and syncretism, or exclusion and inclusion, are complex ideologies that lead to complex decisions. A close look at the novel reveals that the tensions and sharp dichotomies between the traditional world of the Taiga elders and the European American world,…
Descriptors: Novels, American Indian Literature, American Indians, Ideology
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Vernon, Irene S. – American Indian Quarterly, 2012
Scholars Kali Tal and Cathy Caruth express the importance of trauma literature as "the need to tell and retell the story of the traumatic experience, to make it "real" both to the victim and to the community," and to tell "a reality or truth that is not otherwise available." In "Solar Storms" Linda Hogan vividly recounts the consequences of…
Descriptors: Trauma, Violence, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Females
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Gritter, Kristine; Scheurerman, Richard; Strong, Cindy; Schuster, Carrie Jim; Williams, Tracy – Middle School Journal, 2016
This article outlines a framework the authors have used to infuse sustainability study into humanities teaching at the middle school level. Native American tribal elders can act as co-teachers in such classrooms, and the place-based stories that shaped their views of the environment can serve as important classroom texts to investigate sustainable…
Descriptors: American Indians, Indigenous Knowledge, Older Adults, Humanities Instruction
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Mallick, Michael – Studies in American Indian Literatures, 2012
This article presents an interview with Karl Kroeber that was originally published in "English Department Updates" (Fall 2009), a semiannual alumni newsletter of the Columbia University Department of English & Comparative Literature. In this interview, Kroeber, who taught at Columbia for 57 years, discusses the range of courses he…
Descriptors: American Indian Literature, Imagination, American Indians, United States Literature
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Stanciu, Cristina – American Indian Quarterly, 2013
In this article the author starts from the premise that, although there were no renowned Indian poets at Carlisle and other Indian boarding schools in the United States, students in federal boarding schools read and wrote poetry. She argues that the rhetorically bold Carlisle poems--along with the letters and articles published in the Carlisle…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Literature, American Indian Education, Poetry
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Young, Teresa; Henderson, Darwin L. – Journal of Children's Literature, 2013
Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, a former English teacher and school counselor, is an award-winning author, best known for her children's books about the Rosebud Sioux life and culture, which combines history and legend to create culturally rich and authentic Native American stories. In this article, the authors share their conversations with Virginia…
Descriptors: Authors, American Indian Literature, Childrens Literature, Books
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Portillo, Annette – CEA Forum, 2013
As a reflection on pedagogy, this essay seeks to provide strategic tools for teaching Native American literature and culture to non-native students. My teaching philosophy is informed by the indigenous-centered, decolonial methodologies as defined by Devon Mihesuah who calls for "indigenizing" the academy by challenging the status quo…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Literature, American Indian History, Interdisciplinary Approach
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