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2000-2007

ORAL TRADITION IS ALIVE AND WELL:
Living Literature In The Siksika (Blackfoot) Community John W Friesen and Virginia Lyons Friesen (2007)

Social scientists of various allegiances have long been acquainted with the Indigenous orientation to utilizing the oral tradition in passing along traditional cultural knowledge....
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STORY TELLING MAKES A COMEBACK:
Aboriginal Contributions To The Teaching/Learning Process John W Friesen and Virginia Lyons Friesen (2007)

Everyone, young and old alike, likes a good story, especially stories that amuse as well as instruct....
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INCULCATING INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND SPIRITUALITY:
A Siksika (Blackfoot) Theory of Learning John W Friesen and Virginia Lyons Friesen (2007)

Cultural action is always a systematic and deliberate form of action which operates upon the social structure, either with the objective of preserving that structure or of transforming it...
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EXCELLENCE THROUGH COGNIZANCE:
Native American Art And Spirituality John W Friesen and Virginia Lyons Friesen (2006)

Cynthia Freeland, Professor of Philosophy of Art at the University of Houston, has published widely on topics in philosophy of art and film...
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IS THERE JUSTICE AFTER HALF A CENTURY?
Doukhobor Incarceration In British Columbia, 1953-1959 John W Friesen (2005)

Canada has not always been kind to children of minority ethnocultural backgrounds, and government action in regard to children of the Sons of Freedom Doukhobor community...
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THE CONCEPT OF GIFTEDNESS IN A FIRST NATIONS CULTURAL CONTEXT John W Friesen (2004)

Educators are continually discovering that techniques and strategies long considered reliable may need to be revamped in light of new cultural data...
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1990-1999

THE STONEY INDIAN LANGUAGE PROJECT
Chapter 4 of Effective Language Education Practices and Native Language Survival (pp. 30-38) John W. Friesen, Clarice Kootenay, Duane Mark, edited by Jon Reyhner (1990)

The recent surge of interest in the teaching of heritage languages may be linked to a new understanding of and appreciation for Canada's multicultural policy, namely that cultural...
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