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Pathways for remembering and recognizing Indigenous thought in education : philosophies of Iethi'nihsténha Ohwentsia'kékha (land) / Sandra D. Styres.

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Emily Carr University of Art + Design E96.2 .S89 2017 (Text) 30231490 Book Volume hold Checked out 2020-12-11

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  • ISBN: 9781487521639 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-214) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Section one. Vision : (re)centring -- Introduction -- 1. Iethi'nihsténha Ohwentsia'kékha : land, circularity, and storying -- Section two. Relationships : (re)membering -- 2. Iethi'nihsténha Ohwentsia'kékha : space, place, and land -- 3. Self-in-relationship -- 4. "You're not the Indian I had in mind" -- Section three. Knowledge : (re)cognizing -- 5. Sacred fires : contemporary (re)memberings of ancient knowledges and very old pegagogies -- 6. Relations of privilege, relations of power -- 7. Land and circularity : an indigenous philosophical approach to thought -- Section four. Action : (re)generating -- 8. Indigenous and dominant Western philosophies : a bridge too far? -- 9. Indigenous languages and thought : a verb-oriented reality -- Section five. Iethi'nihsténha Ohwentsia'kékha : (re)actualizing -- 10. Tensions, challenges, and contradictions -- 11. Coyote as trickster -- 12. Conclusions and implications : Iethi'nihsténha Ohwentsia'kékha, beyond responsiveness and place-based education
Summary, etc.:
"Indigenous scholars have been gathering, speaking, and writing about Indigenous knowledge for decades. These knowledges are grounded in ancient traditions and very old pedagogies that have been woven with the tangled strings and chipped beads of colonial relations. Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education is an exploration into some of the shared cross-cultural themes that inform and shape Indigenous thought and Indigenous educational philosophy. These philosophies generate tensions, challenges, and contradictions that can become very tangled and messy when considered within the context of current educational systems that reinforce colonial power relations. Sandra D. Styres shows how Indigenous thought can inform decolonizing approaches in education as well as the possibilities for truly transformative teaching practices. This book offers new pathways for remembering, conceptualizing and understanding these ancient knowledges and philosophies within a twenty-first century educational context." -- provided by publisher
Subject: Indians of North America > Education > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Canada > Education
Indian philosophy > Canada.
Indigenous philosophy > Canada
Topic Heading: Indigenous.
First Nations Canada.

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