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Shíyazhi Sha'a'wéé' Diné Nilih. A'daayoo nééhlagoh. My Child, You Are Diné

Abstract Early childhood is a special and amazing period in a child's development. It is a period during which all facets of a human being-cognitive, linguistic, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual--are rapidly developing and influenced by a child's interactions with her socializers and environment. Fundamentally, what happens during this critical period will influence and impact a child's future learning. Much of what is known about children's development comes from research focusing primarily on mainstream English speaking children. However, not much that is known about Indigenous children and their early period of child development. Therefore, this thesis research focused on Diné children and their early childhood experienc... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Bia, Sunshine Sallie (Author) / Romero-Little, Mary E (Advisor) / Tippeconnic, John (Advisor) / Martinez, David (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Early Childhood Education / Native American Studies / Curriculum Development / Canyon De Chelly / Arizona / Chief Barboncito / Diné Early Childhood / mother tongue / Navajo / Retrospective
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 58 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Curriculum and Instruction 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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