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Indigenous Youth as Critical Agents of Biocultural Survivance - Education and Employment in Response to the Challenges of Global Heating and Climate Disruption


Abstract These are unprecedented times. Like never before, humans, having separated themselves from the web of life through the skillful use of their opposable thumbs, have invented the means of extinction and have systematized it for the benefit of the few at the expense of all else. Yet humans are also designing fixes and alternatives that will soon overcome the straight line trajectory to ugliness and loss that the current order would lead the rest of humanity through. The works in this dissertation are connected by two themes: (1) those humans who happen to be closely connected to the lands, waters and wildlife, through millennia of adaptation and inventive association, have a great deal to share with the rest, who, through history have become d... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Ericson, Mark Grimes (Author) / Brayboy, Bryan (Advisor) / Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Swadener, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Schugurensky, Daniel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American studies / Pedagogy / Entrepreneurship / biocultural survivance / climate change / community based education / cooperative enterprise / environment / indigenous youth
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 92 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Justice Studies 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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