Comparative Indigenous School Experience (KOCR3614)


Formal schooling has been a critical frontier of engagement for Indigenous peoples in both colonial and postcolonial states and societies. This course examines in comparative and historical perspective both the school institution and Indigenous schooling experience across a variety of social and political contexts, including those in Australia and the Americas. Critical consideration is given to school curriculum and culture as well as Indigenous socio-cultural conceptions and practice, for identity, including Indigeneity, citizenship, power, resistance, agency, and contemporary circumstance.

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1 x 1hr lecture; 1 x 2hr tutorial


particiaption (10%), presentation (25%), seminar paper (25%), major essay (40%)

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