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By Teresa L. McCarty

A position To Be Navajo is the single book-length ethnographic account of a innovative Indigenous self-determination flow that begun in 1966 with the tough Rock Demonstration institution. referred to as Diné Bi'ólta', The People's college, in reputation of its prestige because the first American Indian community-controlled institution, tough Rock used to be the 1st to educate within the local language and to supply a physique of caliber kid's literature by way of and approximately Navajo humans. those options have situated the varsity as a pacesetter in American Indian and bilingual/bicultural schooling and feature enabled institution individuals to wield enormous impression on nationwide coverage. This publication is a serious existence heritage of this singular university and group.

McCarty's account grows out of twenty years of ethnographic paintings by way of the writer with the Diné (Navajo) neighborhood of tough Rock. the tale is advised essentially via written textual content, but in addition during the extraordinary black-and-white pictures of photographer Fred Bia, a member of the tough Rock group. not like so much debts of Indigenous education, this examine comprises the lively participation of Navajo group contributors. Their oral testimony and that of alternative leaders in Indigenous/Navajo schooling body and texture the account.

Informed by means of serious theories of schooling, this publication isn't just the tale of a unmarried tuition and group. it's also an inquiry into the bigger fight for self-determination by means of Indigenous and different minoritized groups, elevating problems with id, voice, and neighborhood empowerment. A position To Be Navajo asks even if institution could be a position the place young children study, query, and develop in an atmosphere that values and builds upon who they're. the writer argues that the questions tough Rock increases, and the responses they summon, implicate us all.

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