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Marker, Michael – Harvard Educational Review, 2015
This essay features three stories of "place-based" leadership in two Indigenous communities in the Pacific Northwest. Author Michael Marker weaves together stories from Nisga'a Elders in the Nass Valley of British Columbia, Coast Salish Elders in Washington State, and his own experiences as a researcher, teacher educator, and community…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Leadership, Canada Natives, American Indians
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Marshall, Elizabeth; Toohey, Kelleen – Harvard Educational Review, 2010
In this article, Elizabeth Marshall and Kelleen Toohey use critical discourse analysis to examine educators' efforts to incorporate funds of knowledge from the communities and families of Punjabi Sikh students in a Canadian elementary school. Using MP3 players, students first recorded and then translated their grandparents' stories of life in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Criticism, Discourse Analysis, Elementary School Students
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Varma-Joshi, Manju; Baker, Cynthia J.; Tanaka, Connie – Harvard Educational Review, 2004
In this article, Manju Varma-Joshi, Cynthia Baker, and Connie Tanaka examine the impact of racialized name-calling on a group of twenty-six "visible minority" youth from New Brunswick, Canada. Through one-on-one interviews and focus groups, the authors compare views held by visible minority students and their parents to the views of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Focus Groups, Racial Attitudes
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Mitchell, Katharyne – Harvard Educational Review, 2001
Analyzes a debate over education in British Columbia, in which Hong Kong immigrants contested liberal assumptions. Examines such ideological debates and finds a growing rift between Dewey-inspired understanding of education and democracy and emerging global, transnational narratives. (Contains 85 references.) (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Cultural Pluralism, Democracy, Foreign Countries