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Cultural Identity in an African Context: Indigenous Education and Curriculum in East Africa

@inproceedings{Semali1997CulturalII,
  title={Cultural Identity in an African Context: Indigenous Education and Curriculum in East Africa},
  author={Ladislaus Semali and A. Stambach},
  year={1997}
}
[A]t present our pupils learn to despise even their own parents because they are old-fashioned and ignorant; there is nothing in our existing educational system which suggests to the pupil that he [she] can leam important things about farming from his [her] elders. The result is that he [she] absorbs beliefs about witchcraft before he [she] goes to school, but does not learn the properties of local grasses; he [she] absorbs the taboos from his [her] family but does not leam the methods of… Expand
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