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Decolonization is not a metaphor

@inproceedings{Tuck2012DecolonizationIN,
  title={Decolonization is not a metaphor},
  author={Eve Tuck and K. Wayne Yang},
  year={2012}
}
Our goal in this article is to remind readers what is unsettling about decolonization. Decolonization brings about the repatriation of Indigenous land and life; it is not a metaphor for other things we want to do to improve our societies and schools. The easy adoption of decolonizing discourse by educational advocacy and scholarship, evidenced by the increasing number of calls to “decolonize our schools,” or use “decolonizing methods,” or, “decolonize student thinking”, turns decolonization… 

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