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Szulc, Andrea – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2009
This article explores the sense of belonging promoted by the current program of Educacion Intercultural Bilingue (EIB) of the province of Neuquen for Mapuche children, examining the design and implementation of this program. The analysis reveals how this program reinforces a hegemonic definition of Mapuche identity, which relegates Mapuche culture…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Program Design, Program Implementation
Ortiz, Patricio R. – Online Submission, 2009
This article illustrates how Mapuche Indigenous knowledge (Kimun) and language (Mapudungun) incorporated into an Intercultural Bilingual Education (IBE) program of a school within a Mapuche context in Chile creates decolonizing counter-hegemonic narratives as forms of culturally relevant pedagogy. Based on a six-month school ethnography, this…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Culturally Relevant Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Cultural Context
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Valdivia, Andrea – Learning, Media and Technology, 2017
This article accounts for an experience of digital storytelling workshops with indigenous adolescents in Chile, and proposes a theoretical and methodological approach to analyze digital creations with a dialogic and ethnographic point of view. Based on this, it discusses the possibilities of digital media production as a strategy for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Workshops, Technology Uses in Education
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Cárcamo, Rodrigo A.; Vermeer, Harriet J.; van der Veer, René; van IJzendoorn, Marinus H. – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: Two longitudinal studies are reported examining the effects of full-time day care in Mapuche and non-Mapuche families in Chile. First, the Magellan-Leiden Childcare Study (MLCS) used a sample of 95 mothers with children younger than 1 year old (n = 36 in day care). Second, we partially cross-validated our results in a large and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship
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Lohndorf, Regina T.; Vermeer, Harriet J.; Cárcamo, Rodrigo A.; Mesman, Judi – Journal of Child Language, 2018
Preschoolers' vocabulary acquisition sets the stage for later reading ability and school achievement. This study examined the role of socioeconomic status (SES) and the quality of the home environment of seventy-seven Chilean majority and Mapuche minority families from low and lower-middle-class backgrounds in explaining individual differences in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development, Socioeconomic Status
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Ferrada, Donatila; Del Pino, Miguel – Educational Action Research, 2018
The focus on the dialogic-"kishu kimkelay ta che" method is the result of extensive research, debates and reflections contextualized in the territorial, cultural, linguistic and social diversity of central-southern Chile. This research methodology considers the coexistence of the Chilean and indigenous Mapuche worldviews of the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Participatory Research, Action Research, Foreign Countries
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Becerra-Lubies, Rukmini; Fones, Aliza – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Several studies have examined the lack of or the insufficient preparation of K-12 educators to work in intercultural and bilingual (IBE) schools in Chile, but little is known about the preparation of educators to teach in IBE preschools. Even less is known about teachers' perceptions of their own preparation. This work contributes to a growing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools
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Tropp, Linda R.; O'Brien, Thomas C.; González Gutierrez, Roberto; Valdenegro, Daniel; Migacheva, Katya; de Tezanos-Pinto, Pablo; Berger, Christian; Cayul, Oscar – Child Development, 2016
This research tests how perceived school and peer norms predict interethnic experiences among ethnic minority and majority youth. With studies in Chile (654 nonindigenous and 244 Mapuche students, M = 11.20 and 11.31 years) and the United States (468 non-Hispanic White and 126 Latino students, M = 11.66 and 11.68 years), cross-sectional results…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Minority Group Students, Prediction, Peer Groups
Cru, Josep – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2018
This article looks at the web comments to two video clips posted on YouTube in 2014. One video features the song 'Sangre Maya', by Pat Boy and El Cima, two Maya rappers from the Yucatán peninsula of Mexico. The other song is called 'Rap de la Tierra' and is performed by Luanko, a Mapuche rapper from Santiago in Chile. First, I discuss significant…
Descriptors: Music, Video Technology, Singing, American Indians
Hernandez, Frances
The Mapuches, a tribe now numbering about 500,000 people in south central Chile are the descendants of the Araucanians of Spanish legend. Many still speak only their own idiom, which now shows much lexical influence of the surrounding Spanish. This paper is an exposition of Maria Catrileo Chiguailaf de Godo's research in her native language. It…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Descriptive Linguistics, Form Classes (Languages), Language Research
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Merino, Maria E.; Quilaqueo, Daniel – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2003
The conquest of Chile and of America in general constituted an encounter between different and mutually unknown civilizations that discovered the existence of an "extreme otherness" which European civilization would generically call "Indians." The Spanish encounter with the aboriginals was both violent and subtle. The…
Descriptors: Ideology, Foreign Countries, Ethnic Stereotypes, Racial Attitudes
Farmelo, Martha – Grassroots Development, 1995
When rural women do not participate in relevant decision making, development projects risk diminished effectiveness and may increase already onerous workloads. Consisting of 139 Mapuche women textile artisans in Chile, the Casa de la Mujer Mapuche provides its members with income, role models, and a platform to express women's needs and…
Descriptors: Craft Workers, Cultural Maintenance, Economic Development, Employed Women
American Indian Journal, 1979
This report on the current condition of the Mapuche Indians of Chile is edited from a document on the "Situation of Human Rights in Chile" and details the repressive and inhumane treatment of the largest indigenous ethnic minority in the country. (Author/RTS)
Descriptors: American Indians, Colonialism, Disadvantaged, Genocide
Berdichewsky, Bernardo – 1975
One of the larger of the native peoples of South America, the Araucanians include different ethnic subgroups, some of which are now extinct. Once geographically spread extensively over the southern cone of South America, at present they are reduced to only two closely related groups: (1) the Mapuche of southern Chile, the largest one; and (2) the…
Descriptors: Agriculture, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Cultural Influences
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Key, Mary Ritchie – 1978
This paper about the history and distribution of indigenous languages of Bolivia is divided into two parts. The first part deals with: (1) the developments of comparative work in South American Indian languages, (2) the phonological problems of comparative work in recently written languages, and (3) the apparent conflicts when dealing with early…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Anthropological Linguistics, Aymara, Comparative Analysis
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