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Ancient wisdom, modern science : the integration of Native knowledge in math and science at tribally controlled colleges and universities

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Boyer,Paul

Source:

Salish Kootenai College Press; Distributed by University of Nebraska Press, Pablo, Mont.; Lincoln, Neb., p.100 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb E97.55 .A53 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8799049

Keywords:

Indian universities and colleges--United States, Indians of North America--Education, Indians of North America--Intellectual life, Learning and scholarship--United States, Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher), Multicultural education--United States, Science--Study and teaching (Higher), Wisdom

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: A new vision for math and science / Paul Boyer -- Indigenous taxonomy, ethnobotany, and sacred names / Michael Wassegijig Price -- It is not necessary for eagles to be crows : integrating culture in stem programs at Sitting Bull College / Jeremy Guinn -- Cultural integration at Northwest Indian College : an experience of cultural restoration / Cheryl Crazy Bull -- Indians can do math / Carol Bowen -- Teaching sustainability : the role of math and science at College of Menominee Nation / Marjane Ambler -- The computer engineering degree program at Salish Kootenai College / Timothy Olson -- Internet to the hogan : a wireless weaving / Tom Davis.

Publication Language:

eng