The American Indian Mind in a Linear World by Donald L. Fixico

The American Indian Thoughts in a Linear World: American Indian Research and Conventional Information by Donald L. Fixico
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Overview: This e-book presents an ethnohistorical examination of American Indian considering and philosophy and strives to elucidate the complexity of the American Indian thoughts in its conventional cultural and pure surroundings and in distinction to the American mainstream linear world. It’s argued that Indian considering is visible; round; involved with the relationships amongst all issues, together with each human and nonhuman entities; embedded in each the bodily and metaphysical realities; and targeted on attaining stability, each inside oneself and locally. Chapter 1 particulars this world view. Different chapters talk about: (2) the significance of story and oral custom as the idea of conventional information; (3) round philosophy, the importance of the circle of life and its cycles, and the"pure democracy" of respect involving all issues within the universe; (4) Indian intellectualism and the character of Indian genius; (5) boarding college experiences, conflicts between White lecturers and Indian college students, and the resilience of the Native mind; (6) origin and historical past of American Indian research, the necessity for it, and the way it’s striving to turn out to be a tutorial self-discipline; (7) Native scholarship, cultural possession, and analysis protocols in Indian communities; (8) Indian-institutional relationships and the event of tribal schools and museums; and (9) the middle of the circle of life, stability, and well-being. (Incorporates references in notes, an index, and an intensive bibliography)
Style: Non-Fiction > Basic

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