The readings in Week 8 hit a particular nerve for me, and seemed critical for the persistence of many indigenous cultures. Furthermore, globally we need to develop more place based education models that help us capture the inherent value of the culture and nature around us. Here are a couple links on that:
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UNESCO, 2009, Learning and Knowing in Indigenous Societies Today.
Edited by P. Bates, M. Chiba, S. Kube & D. Nakashima, UNESCO: Paris, 128 pp.
Planet B: Education – Interview with Director of UNESCO on indigenous education