This book presents concepts that have been used for thousands of years in Ingigenous education. Dr.Cajete shows how we can inetgrate native ways of learning and teaching with mainstream education to revitalize the Euro-American educational system.(Indigenous Teaching/Best Practices)
Cultural Resource Bibliography
A story of the history and culture of the Anishinabe/Ojibwe people, told by Thomas Peacock,a member of the Fond Du Lac band of Lake Superior Ojibwe and professor at the University of Monnesota,Duluth.This book is a companion to the six-part Public Television series of the same name.(Ojibwe History and Culture)
Told from the Native American perspective, this documentary uncovers the dark history of the U.S. Government"s Indian policy and will give a voice to the countless Indian children forced through and victimized by the Boarding School system.(US History, Native American Studies)
An interesting look at technology,colonialism and Indigenous alternatives to these.I particularly enjoyed the chapter about the origins of true democracy in North America.(History/Indigenous Culture)
A powerful collection of traditional tales,biographical writings, and contemporary short stories including writings by:Anna Lee Walters,LeAnne Howe,Leslie Marmon Silko,Linda Hogan,Louise Erdrich,Mary TallMountain,Misha Gallagher,Paula Gunn Allen and Vicki L. Sears.
(Indigenous Oral Literature)
Joy Harjo’s fourth volume of poetry combines elements of storytelling, prayer and song into a powerful expression of Indigenous culture and worldview.(Literature/Oral Tradition)
A story that weaves together the lives of four generations of Lakotas on a North Dakota reservation, told from an Indigenous perspective.
The second novel in the author’s Lakota Westerns series.Offers a good look at the Lakota perspective on the Battle of the Little Bighorn.A must-read for any serious student of this era in history.(Literature/History)
In this powerful book Smith critically examines colonial models of education and the historical and philosophical base of Western research. In addition she offers a decolonization method for planning and implementing indigenous research that reclaims indigenous ways of knowing and being.(Contributed by Dr. Roxanne Gould,Phd.)
A novel about several generations of Anishinabeg and their relationship to and with a very special drum.Dramatizes the truth about such drums and the people who acknowledge them as living things.