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Nymo, Randi – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2007
Colonialism has had significant bodily impacts on Indigenous peoples through medicine. Excluded from the German race, Sami have been burdened by mainstream prejudices which perpetuate myths about Sami having poor genetic material and, as a consequence, having an inferior culture and language. This offensive burden and subsequent humiliation has…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Indigenous Populations, Phenomenology, Social Bias
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Kuokkanen, Rauna – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2005
This article explores the Sami philosophy of the gift as a basis for a transformative pedagogical framework. Grounded on the Sami land-based worldview, this philosophy calls for the recognition and reciprocation of gifts, whether gifts of the land, interpersonal gifts or giftedness of an individual. In particular, the article considers two Sami…
Descriptors: World Views, Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Indigenous Populations