Indigenous Education in Brazil: The Issue of Contacted and Noncontacted Native Indians

  title={Indigenous Education in Brazil: The Issue of Contacted and Noncontacted Native Indians},
  author={Alexandre Anselmo Guilherme},
  journal={Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education},
  pages={205 - 220}
  • A. Guilherme
  • Published 2 October 2015
  • Education
  • Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that “everyone has the right to education” and “elementary education shall be compulsory.” In this article, I first discuss the current situation of Native Indian education in Brazil; this is to say, the education of the so-called contacted groups. I shall make clear that the educational provision for these groups faces many challenges, including that of deciding what kind of fundamental paradigm should underpin it. Second, I turn my attention to… 

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