Narratives and Strategies for Promoting Indigenous Education: Empowering Teachers and Community in the Zuni Pueblo, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Narratives and Strategies for Promoting Indigenous Education

Empowering Teachers and Community in the Zuni Pueblo, 1st Edition

Edited by Marjori Krebs, Cheryl A. Torrez

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70 pages | 1 B/W Illus.

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Description

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

Introduction

Editors: Marjori Krebs and Cheryl A. Torrez

Foreword: Strengthening and Maintaining Indigenous Culture: Integrating Zuni Language, Culture, and History in the Educational Systems Serving the Zuni Community

Author: Hayes A. Lewis, Executive Director of the A:shiwi College and Career Readiness Center

Part 1: Hearing Our Voices:

  1. Supporting Successes of Students and Community Members
  2. Author: Stacey Panteah

  3. Is Teaching PK-3 A Good Fit for Me? Challenges Abound
  4. Author: Shalay Bowannie

  5. A Tribal Male Educator: My Experiences
  6. Author: Kyle V. Martinez

  7. Finding My Voice as a Zuni Woman
  8. Author: Valarie Bellson

  9. Struggles and Perseverance within a Western System
  10. Author: Sherry Bellson

    Part 2: Working With and Within

  11. Heritage Seeds in Preschool: Engaging Elders
  12. Author: Norene Lonasee

  13. Western Science and Zuni Language, Culture, and History
  14. Author: Ray Hartwig

  15. Colors of Corn: My Story of Infusing Indigenous Culture into my High School English Class

Author: Joy Cushman

Part 3: Conclusion: Lessons Learned

Editors: Marjori Krebs and Cheryl A. Torrez

About the Editors

Cheryl A. Torrez is a professor in the Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of New Mexico, USA.

Marjori Krebs is an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of New Mexico, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU020000
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
EDU059000
EDUCATION / Teacher & Student Mentoring