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    Ways of Knowing

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    What are the fundamental differences between Western philosophies and Native North American ways of knowing? How does each culture generally view the world and education? How can you incorporate seemingly different ways of knowing into your curriculum

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    What are the fundamental differences between Western philosophies and Native North American ways of knowing? How does each culture generally view the world and education?

    Western culture values competition, while Native American culture values cooperation. Native Americans often prefer learning by observation and individual self-assessment. Making mistakes in public is not a part of their culture. Also, Native Americans often downplay abilities to avoid looking superior. They often have a much more flexible ...

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    This describes differences between Western and Native American ways of knowing, including incorporation into curriculum.

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