Angoon, Alaska – Tlingit master carver Wayne Price and his apprentice, along with students of mixed ages gather around the traditional Northwest Coast canoe being built right in front of Angoon High School. Designed for the community to keep and intended to promote community healing, Wayne and his wife, Cherri Price, share “there is so … read more of Angoon’s Ethnomath Institute Connects with Tlingit Master Canoe Carver and Hawaiian Hosts Through the Resurgence of Indigenous Watercrafts
Tag: Indigenous Wisdom
Kaipo Tam discusses incorporating his passion for STEM learning that bridges Indigenous wisdom and 21st century skills.
Although I am a trained math teacher, the majority of the work I currently do is creating and facilitating professional development sessions in math education for K-12 educators. In this blog post I will share how I integrate ethnomathematics into this work as a way to make mathematics more accessible, engaging, and relevant for students. … read more of Ethnomathematics in Professional Development for K-12 Educators
In late October 2019 I wrapped up my keynote presentation reading these words to the Tribal and Indigenous Early Childhood Network at the National Association Education for Young Children 2019 Annual Conference: “…But Raven held on to the Tide Lady and hollered, “Where are you Gidzanóox’? Gidzanóox, go down to check the tide!” Gidzanóox’ returned. … read more of Tribal and Indigenous Early Childhood Network at the National Association Education for Young Children Annual Conference Keynote Address
In July 2019, educators from Kahnawake, Canada; Juneau, Alaska; Tallahassee, Florida; Magnolia, Texas; San Diego and Los Angeles, California; and across the Hawaiian Islands gathered for the start of the 12th cohort of the annual ethnomathematics program at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Education. We began our voyage as strangers hailing from as … read more of All Aboard the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage