Dei, George J. Sefa,"Revisiting the Question of the Indigenous," pp 291-309 in Joao M Paraskeva and Shirley R. Steinberg, eds., Curriculum: Decanonizing the Field. New York: Peter Lang, 2016.
Challenges the notion of universal knowledge as a basis for curriculum content; makes the case for incorporating a variety of indigenous knowledges into the curriculum; posits an indigenous discursive framework.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Content Selection and Organization, Ideology and School Knowledge, Knowledge Generation, Curriculum and Politics, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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