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In this article, the author argues that a socially just and effective citizenship education means including and understanding the historical and political contexts of Indigenous Americans. The author also maintains that schools and teachers have the responsibility for students' exposure to and understanding of the complexity of the United States', politically based past and present relationship with and responsibility to tribal nations and their citizens is exposed.
Updated: Jan. 25, 2012
The current project examined teachers’ involvement in a curricular project to integrate physical activity into the school day. 23 teachers participated in this project. These teachers represented all grade levels and worked in schools that served Native American students in the United States. Findings reveal that teachers’ willingness to engage was influenced positively by caring about students and their own personal wellness history.
Updated: Apr. 04, 2011