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Intersections between Pueblo Indian Epistemologies and Western Science Through Community-Based Education at the Santa Fe Indian School

Abstract In order to examine the concept of Pueblo Indian epistemology and its relevance to western science, one must first come to some understanding about Pueblo Indian worldviews and related philosophies. This requires an analysis of the fundamental principles, perspectives, and practices that frame Pueblo values. Describing a Pueblo Indian worldview and compartmentalizing its philosophies according to western definitions of axiology, ontology, epistemology, and pedagogy is problematic because Pueblo ideas and values are very fluid and in dynamic relationship with one another. This dissertation will frame a Pueblo Indian epistemology by providing examples of how it is used to guide knowledge production and understandings. Using the Community-Base... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Dorame, Anthony Kevin (Author) / Sumida-Huaman, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Brayboy, Bryan (Advisor) / Sumida-Huaman, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Brayboy, Bryan (Committee member) / Swadener, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American studies / Epistemology / Educational leadership / Education / Epistemology / Indigenous / Native American
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 82 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Justice Studies 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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