Inuit Education and Schools in the Eastern Arctic

Inuit Education and Schools in the Eastern Arctic

by Heather E. McGregor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780774817455
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 History of the Eastern Arctic: Foundations and Themes

2 Living and Learning on the Land: Inuit Education in theTraditional Period

3 Qallunaat Schooling: Assimilation in the Colonial Period

4 Educational Change: New Possibilities in the TerritorialPeriod

5 Reclaiming the Schools: Inuit Involvement in the LocalPeriod

Afterword

Appendix: Inuit Qaujimajatuqanginnik (IQ) GuidingPrinciples

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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This book is very important to the field of Inuit education .. It clearly shows that when schools create different power relationships with Inuit families and communities, positive results can be seen.

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"This book is very important to the field of Inuit education .. It clearly shows that when schools create different power relationships with Inuit families and communities, positive results can be seen."—Joanne Tompkins, author of Teaching in a Cold and Windy Place: Change in an Inuit School

"This book is very important to the field of Inuit education. . . . It clearly shows that when schools create different power relationships with Inuit families and communities, positive results can be seen."—Joanne Tompkins, author of Teaching in a Cold and Windy Place: Change in an Inuit School

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