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Indigenizing the Curriculum: The Importance of Story

  title={Indigenizing the Curriculum: The Importance of Story},
  author={H. Armstrong},
  • H. Armstrong
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Recently I attended an evening talk by Richard Wagamese, an accomplished Canadian Aboriginal author. He read from some of his books, and talked of his journey as a writer. He provided helpful advice for aspiring authors in the audience. Like Thomas King (2003), he also emphasized the power of story. What we experienced that evening, and the reason why Richard Wagamese’s (e.g., 1994, 2009, 2011, 2012) writing is so compelling, is the connection of story – our stories – to what it means to 
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