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  • Authors: Marie Battiste (Author)
  • File Size: 2 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 225 pages
  • Publisher: UBC Press; Reprint edition (September 1, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 189583077X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1895830774

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  • Authors: Marie Battiste (Author)
  • File Size: 2 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 225 pages
  • Publisher: UBC Press; Reprint edition (September 1, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 189583077X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1895830774

Download Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit PDF – EBook

Contents
Foreword by Rita Bouvier 8
Chapter 1
Introduction 13
Chapter 2
The Legacy of Forced Assimilative Education for Indigenous Peoples 23
Chapter 3
Mi’kmaw Education: Roots and Routes 34
Blending Mi’kmaw knowledge with Catholic knowledge 38
Nova Scotia’s Intervention in Mi’kmaw Education 47
Canada’s Intervention 51
1. Planting Out 54
2. Indian Residential Schools 55
3. Centralization Policy 57
4. Fiscal Transfers from Canada to Provinces 58
5. White Paper Policy on Equality 60
6. Indian Control of Indian Education Policy 61
7. Canada’s Apology 64
Chapter 4
Creating the Indigenous Renaissance 68
Collaborative Conscientization 69
Indigenous Methodologies 73
Constitutional Reconciliation 77
Establishing Transformative Principles in UN Law 79
1. International Labour Organization Convention 169,
Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent
Countries (1989) 79
2. UN Declaration on the Rights
of Indigenous Peoples (2007) 81
Mi’kmaw Reform of Education 87
1. Mi’kmawey School: Bilingual Education 87
2. Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey 90
3. Mi’kmaw Immersion 91
The Blessed New Stories 94

Chapter 5
Animating Ethical Trans-Systemic Education Systems 101
Generating an Ethical Space for Decolonization 104
Decolonizing the Humanities 108
Decolonizing Science 117
Conclusion 123
Chapter 6
Confronting and Eliminating Racism 125
The Confrontation with Racism 128
Cognitive Construction of Racism 130
Manifestation of Hate Ideologies 137
Chapter 7
Respecting Aboriginal Languages in Education Systems 140
Aboriginal Language Learners 142
The Language Crisis and Planning for Change 144
Stabilizing Aboriginal Languages: The Challenge 146
Complexity and Complementarity in Finding Solutions 147
Conclusion 154
1. Measuring outcomes 155
2. Success of Immersion 155
3. ALP planning 156
4. Ongoing systematic evaluation 157
Chapter 8
Displacing Cognitive Imperialism 158

Chapter 9
Recommendations for Constitutional Reconciliation of Education 167
Recommendations for Constitutional Reconciliation 170
1. Affirm Canada’s Commitment to Indigenous Knowledge 170
2. Recognize and Affirm Aboriginal and Treaty Rights as Creating
Constitutional Educational Jurisdictions 170
3. Affirm Aboriginal Lifestyles and Intergenerational Use of
Indigenous Knowledge 171
4. Affirm Aboriginal Teachings of Next Generations within
Place 171
5. Develop and Support Indigenous Knowledge Innovations in
Educational Institutions 171
6. Develop Opportunities to Learn in Order to Teach 172
7. Creat new certification and standard setting for First Nations
schools 172
8. Encourage Research and Innovations in Classroom Work 172
9. Adopt Principles and Guidelines for Respectful Protocols 172
10. Implement the UN Human Rights Covenants and the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous peoples 173
11. Implement the International Convention on the Elimination of
Racial Discrimination 173
12. Protect Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage 173
13. Support First Nations’ Capacity to Oversee Use of Indigenous
Knowledge 174
14. Develop Research and Capacity Building in Indigenous
Knowledge and Pedagogy 174
Chapter 10
Possibilities of Educational Transformations 175
Recognizing and Affirming the Learning Spirit 180
Postcolonial Post-Secondary Education 185
Indigenous Self-Determination 187
References 192
Index 206

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