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Author Aikman, Sheila

Title Intercultural education and literacy : an ethnographic study of indigenous knowledge and learning in the Peruvian Amazon / Sheila Aikman
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1999


Description 1 online resource (vii, 231 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in written language and literacy, 0929-7324 ; v. 7
Studies in written language and literacy ; v. 7. 0929-7324
Contents INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION AND LITERACY; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; List of Maps; List of Drawings by Thomas Arique; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Education for and by indigenous peoples; Chapter 3. The emergence of intercultural education in Peru; Chapter 4. The primary school in San José; Chapter 5. An Arakmbut perspective on schooling; Chapter 6. Arakmbut knowledge; Chapter 7. Arakmbut informal learning; Chapter 8. Bilingual education for language-maintenance; Chapter 9. Intercultural schooling; Chapter 10. Indigenous peoples' intercultural education
GlossaryList of Acronyms; References; Index; the series STUDIES IN WRITTEN LANGUAGE AND LITERACY
Summary Indigenous peoples around the world are calling for control over their education in order to reaffirm their identities and defend their rights. In Latin America the indigenous peoples, national governments and international organisations have identified intercultural education as a means of contributing to this process. The book investigates education for and by indigenous peoples and examines the relationship between theoretical and methodological developments and formal practice. An ethnographic study of the Arakmbut people of the Peruvian Amazon, provides a detailed example of the social, c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-221) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mashco Indians -- Education
Mashco Indians -- Social conditions
Multicultural education -- Peru -- Madre de Dios (Department)
Education, Bilingual -- Peru -- Madre de Dios (Department)
Mashco language -- Study and teaching -- Peru -- Madre de Dios (Department)
Mashco language -- Writing
Education, Bilingual.
Mashco Indians -- Social conditions.
Multicultural education.
Interkulturelle Erziehung
Intercultureel onderwijs.
Enseignement bilingue -- Pérou -- Madre de Dios (département)
Amarakaeir (Indiens) -- Conditions sociales.
Amarakaeir (Indiens) -- Education.
Amarakaeir (langue) -- Ecriture.
Amarakaeir (langue) -- Etude et enseignement -- Pérou -- Madre de Dios (département)
Peru -- Madre de Dios (Department)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789027298676