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Publisher Description

To be able to promote effective anti-colonial and decolonial education, it is imperative that educators employ indigenous epistemologies that seek to threaten, replace and reimagine colonial thinking and practice. Indigeneity and Decolonial Resistance hopes to contribute to the search for a more radical decolonial education and practice that allows for the coexistence of, and conversation among, “multiple-epistemes.” The book approaches the topics from three perspectives:

• the thought that our epistemological frameworks must consider the body of the knowledge producer, place, history, politics and contexts within which knowledge is produced,

• that the anti-colonial is intimately connected to decolonization, and by extension, decolonization cannot happen solely through Western science scholarship, and

• that the complex problems and challenges facing the world today defy universalist solutions, but can still be remedied.

Indigeneity and Decolonial Resistance is an excellent text for use in a variety of upper-division undergraduate and graduate classrooms. It is also a valuable addition to the libraries of writers and researchers interested in indigenous studies and decolonialism. 

Table of Contents:


"Back in the Day"-- Phyllis McKenna

1. Indigeneity and Decolonial Resistance: An Introduction -- George J. Sefa Dei and Cristina Sherry Jaimungal

2. De-Colonial Latinx Feminist Spiritual Practices in Processes of Decolonization -- Carolina Rios Lezama

3. (Re)Claiming Spirituality as Anti-Colonial Resistance and Decolonial Praxis: An Africana-Feminist Discussion on Spirituality and 

Indigenous Knowledges in Education -- Janelle Brady

4. Reflections on the Implications of Western Theories on Indigenous Populations: Decolonizing and Indigenizing the Classroom --Cristina Bianchi

5. Decolonizing the Geography Classroom: A Call to Action for Educators to Re-Imagine Pedagogy of Place -- Jessica Peden

6. “Indigenous Knowledges”: Issues of Commodification, Privatization, and Intellectual Property -- Mandeep Jajj

7. Decolonization Through Decentralization -- Rachel Buchanan

8. The Role of English Education in Post-Colonial Egypt: Criticisms and Solutions for the Future -- Hagger Said

9. Education in Somalia: The Role of International Organizations in Formal Education -- Shukri Hilowle

10. Development, Research, and the Commodification of Poverty in Africa: Re-Thinking Research Narratives -- Wambui Karanja

11. Dreaming Our Way to New Decolonial and Educational Futurities: Charting Pathways of Hope -- Kimberly Todd

Who Am I (Poetry) -- Phyllis McKenna

Decolonization (Think Piece) -- Phyllis McKenna 

Professional & Technical
June 13
Myers Education Press
Stylus Publishing, LLC

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