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Narratives and Strategies for Promoting Indigenous Education
Empowering Teachers and Community in the Zuni Pueblo





ISBN 9781138480001
Published August 7, 2018 by Routledge
90 Pages 1 B/W Illustrations

 
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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



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Biography

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.