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Diné Education from a Hózhó Perspective


Abstract ABSTRACT Diné Education is equal and is as valid as this nation's mainstream education, yet it does not share the same ideas, processes or goals as its counterpart. It is more complicated because it is based on oral traditions and the philosophies of Hózhó, a construct that requires a learner to embrace one's surroundings, actions, interactions, and being. A central part of Diné education focuses on spirituality and self awareness which are intertwined with every dimension of this universe. In order to become educated in the Diné world a learner must first learn to "walk in beauty" and have a positive self image. Being Diné, this researcher sought to capture his own childhood memories, including the special teachings and t... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Neezzhoni, Dmitriy Zoxjkie (Author) / Romero-Little, Mary Eunice (Advisor) / Brayboy, Bryan (Committee member) / Mccarty, Teresa (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American Studies
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 39 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Curriculum and Instruction 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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