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Narratives and Strategies for Promoting Indigenous Education, Empowering Teachers and Community in the Zuni Pueblo, edited by Marjori Krebs and Cheryl A. Torrez

This book describes the experiences of students, educators, and community members living in the Zuni Pueblo and working to integrate Indigenous language, culture, and history in in the Zuni Pueblo schools. Aimed at teacher education faculty seeking to work in collaborative relationships with Indigenous populations, this volume offers a first-hand account of the challenges and opportunities surrounding the preservation of Indigenous culture in pre-K-12 curriculum and instruction. Featuring a range of perspectives from within a tribal educational institution, this book demonstrates the possibilities for successful partnerships between Indigenous schools and Western systems of education
Table Of Contents
Foreword : preserving and maintaining indigenous culture: importance of integrating -- Zuni language, culture and history in pk-12 curriculum and instruction -- Hearing our voices: supporting successes of students and community members -- Is teaching PK-3 a good fit for me? : challenges abound -- A tribal male educator : my experiences -- Finding my voice as a Zuni woman -- Struggles and perseverance within a western system -- Working with and within -- Heritage seeds in preschool: engaging elders -- Western science and Zuni language, culture, and history -- Colors of corn : my story of infusing indigenous culture into my high school English class -- Conclusion : lessons learned
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (90 pages)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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