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    Aboriginal Education

    The School at Strelley, Western Australia

    Kenneth B. Liberman
    Education is suspect among traditionally oriented Aboriginal people because it has been used by the dominant Anglo-Australian population as a means for forced acculturation. Having had little control over schools in their communities, most Aboriginal people have failed to give them their enthusiastic support. Aboriginal leaders recognize, however, that Aboriginals need to develop literacy and cognitive skills to protect their culture from outside domination, and are now pushing for control of their schools. The Strelley School marks a progressive and successful Aboriginal effort to administer education on their own terms.

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    Spring 1981 Issue


    Nicaragua 1980
    The Battle of the ABCs
    Fernando Cardenal, S.J. and Valerie Miller
    The People Speak Their Word
    Learning to Read and Write in Sao Tome and Principe
    Paulo Freire
    The Literacy Campaign in Cuba
    Abel Prieto Morales
    "What Go Round Come Round"
    King In Perspective
    Geneva Smitherman
    Education as Transformation
    Becoming a Healer Among the !Kung and the Fijians
    Richard Katz
    Children of a Brazilian Favela
    Robert Coles
    The Identity Crisis of Educational Planning
    Henry M. Levin
    Educational Change and National Economic Development
    Pamela Barnhouse Walters
    Schooling, Development, and Inequality
    Old Myths and New Realities
    Gerald W. Fry
    The "New Era" in China's Educational Revolution
    C.T. Hu
    The Contradiction of Bantu Education
    Mokubung O. Nkomo
    Aboriginal Education
    The School at Strelley, Western Australia
    Kenneth B. Liberman
    Didactic Theatre in Africa
    David Kerr
    Home (poem)
    Derek Walcott
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