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American Indian Education: Counternarratives in Racism, by Matthew L. M. Fletcher

By Matthew L. M. Fletcher

America Indian tradition and traditions have survived an strange quantity of oppressive federal and country academic rules meant to assimilate Indian humans and spoil their cultures and languages. but, Indian tradition, traditions, and folks usually remain taken care of as gadgets within the lecture room and within the curriculum. utilizing a serious race conception framework and a special "counternarrative" technique, American Indian Education explores a number of contemporary academic concerns dealing with American Indian peoples—from the influence of Indian activities mascots on scholars and groups, to the makes use of and abuses of legislations that regularly by no means succeed in a court, and the intergenerational affects of yankee Indian schooling coverage on Indian young children at the present time. by means of interweaving empirical learn with available composite narratives, Matthew Fletcher breaches the space among strong academic coverage and the on-the-ground fact of Indian scholars, highlighting the demanding situations confronted by way of American Indian scholars and paving the best way for a good dialogue approximately solutions.


 

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