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Contention through Education: From Indian Education to Hopi Education

Abstract This paper primarily focuses on the Hopi Tribe of northeastern Arizona and how historical events shaped the current perception and applications of educational systems on the Hopi reservation. This thesis emphasizes the importance of understanding historical contexts of a community in order to understand the current predicament and to devise solutions to contemporary issues in which I primarily focus on education. Education is broken down in regards to the Hopi communities by history, how this history has affected those communities, ideas of sovereignty and power within education and then future probable solutions to integrating language and culture into Hopi schools.

This research is primarily literature and educational reports on the Hop... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Hongeva, Justin (Author) / Killsback, Leo (Advisor) / Tippeconnic, John (Committee member) / Romero-Little, Mary Eunice (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Native American studies / American Indian / Colonization / Education / Hopi / Indian
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 109 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Masters Thesis Social and Cultural Pedagogy 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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