Teaching Truly: A Curriculum to Indigenize Mainstream Education

Teaching Truly: A Curriculum to Indigenize Mainstream Education

by Donald Trent Jacobs


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433122491
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 04/12/2013
Series: Critical Praxis and Curriculum Guides Series
Pages: 282
Sales rank: 1,255,934
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Four Arrows (Don Trent Jacobs) has a PhD in Health Psychology from Columbia Pacific University and an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction with a Cognate in Indigenous Worldviews from Boise State University. Former Dean of Education at Oglala Lakota College and a tenured professor at Northern Arizona University, Four Arrows is currently on the faculty in the College of Educational Leadership and Change at Fielding Graduate University. Recipient of Canada’s Mid Day Star Award for his service to Aboriginal Peoples and the Moral Courage Award from the Martin Springer Institute on Holocaust Studies, Four Arrows is the author of 20 books and numerous chapters and articles on the positive application of Indigenous perspectives generalized from a number of First Nations on mainstream issues. He lives in a small fishing village in Mexico with his artist wife where he plays arena polo, stand-up paddle surfs and plays one-wall handball. In 2012, he placed fourth in the world championships of «old time piano playing contests» and can be seen in the documentary, The Entertainers.

Table of Contents

Contents: The West: Anti-Indianism in Education and in the Academe; Historical Trauma and Its Prevention in the Classroom – The North: The STAR (Service To All relations) Navajo School Model; Indigenous Teaching and Learning Pathways – The East: Health; Music; English Language Arts; United States History; Mathematics; Economics; Science; Geography – The South: From Fear to Fearlessness (Religion/Psychology and Spirituality).

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