In 2005 the Navajo Nation Tribal Council passed the Navajo Sovereignty in Education Act (NSEA). The NSEA has been herald as a decisive new direction in Diné education with implications for Diné language and cultural revitalization. However, research has assumed the NSEA will lead to decolonizing efforts such as language revitalization and has yet to critically analyze how the NSEA is decolonizing or maintains settler colonial educational structures.
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- Native American Studies
- Education Policy
- American Indian Studies
- Settler colonialism
- Educational law and legislation--Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah.
- Educational law and legislation
- Education and state--Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah.
- Education and state
- Navajo Indians--Education--Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah.
- Navajo Indians
- Culturally relevant pedagogy--Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah.
- Culturally relevant pedagogy
- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2015Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-155)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Social justice and human rights