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Winona Wheeler: Aboriginal Perspectives: Social Studies and Education (Part 1)

Duration: 37 minutes, 56 seconds

Dr. Winona Wheeler describes her experiences as an Aboriginal student, mother and educator. She speaks to education as a political process and stresses the importance of connecting learning to current realities of Aboriginal society. Dr. Wheeler proposes a teaching model, based on the five stages of colonialism and focused on human agency. It facilitates the incorporation of traditional teachings and Aboriginal perspectives. (presentation by Winona Wheeler, Ph.D. at the 2007 Alberta Education Social Studies Summer Institute)

See a biography of Dr. Winona Wheeler

Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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