Indigeneity in Teacher Education—a new CSWS Research Interest Group

Books and headboardIndigeneity in Teacher Education, a new CSWS Research Interest Group (RIG) coordinated by graduate student Shadiin Garcia, hopes to build a community of people interested in exploring the work of women indigenous scholars in the field of education.

“The field of teacher education still operates through the language of patriarchy, imperialism, and colonialism,” says Garcia. “This exploration of indigenous teacher education includes challenging the impact of feminism on indigenous women and teacher education. We would like to envision how to revolutionize education so that the Western patriarchal paradigm is not the norm for pre- and in-service public teachers.”

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