A History of Navajo Nation Education: Disentangling Our Sovereign Body

A History of Navajo Nation Education: Disentangling Our Sovereign Body by Wendy Shelly Greyeyes

A History of Navajo Nation Education: Disentangling Our Sovereign Body

  • Paperback
  • University of Arizona Press (2022)
  • SKU: 9780816544868
Regular price $29.95
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A History of Navajo Nation Education: Disentangling Our Sovereign Body unravels the tangle of federal and state education programs that have been imposed on Navajo people and illuminates the ongoing efforts by tribal communities to transfer state authority over Diné education to the Navajo Nation.

On the heels of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Department of Diné Education, this important education history explains how the current Navajo educational system is a complex terrain of power relationships, competing agendas, and jurisdictional battles influenced by colonial pressures and tribal resistance. An iron grip of colonial domination over Navajo education remains, thus inhibiting a unified path toward educational sovereignty. In providing the historical roots to today's challenges, Wendy Shelly Greyeyes clears the path and provides a go-to reference to move discussions forward.

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