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The Native American Learner and Bicultural Science Education

Explanations of natural phenomena within a traditional Native American context are often at odds with Western scientific philosophy and what is taught in school science. Herein lies a very real conflict between two distinctly different worldviews: the mutualistic/holistic-oriented worldview of Native American cultures and the rationalistic/dualistic worldview of Western science that divides, analyzes, and objectifies.

  • Author/Creator: Cajete, Gregory A.
  • Date Published: 00-00
  • Year: 1999

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