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The earth memory compass : Diné landscapes and education in the twentieth century

Author: Farina King
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this innovative study, Farina King (Navajo) explores how historical changes in education shaped Navajo (Dine) collective identity and community by examining the interconnections between Dine students, their people, and Dine Bikeyah (Navajo lands). King investigates the ways that government schools, whether far, near, or on the reservation, affected Dine students' sense of home and relationships with their  Read more...
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King, Farina.
Earth memory compass.
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2018]
(DLC) 2018027420
(OCoLC)1031961851
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Farina King
ISBN: 9780700626922 0700626921
OCLC Number: 1056464916
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Farina King.

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The Dine, or Navajo, have their own ways of knowing and being in the world, a cultural identity linked to their homelands through ancestral memory. The Earth Memory Compass traces this tradition as  Read more...

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Farina King's study offers a passionate and thoughtful account of how the Dine, by holding on to their sacred ways of knowing and living, have withstood the long ordeal of educational colonialism. Read more...

 
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