Indigenous Education in Mexico: Indigenous Students' Voices

  title={Indigenous Education in Mexico: Indigenous Students' Voices},
  author={Colette Despagne},
  journal={Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education},
  pages={114 - 129}
  • Colette Despagne
  • Published 28 March 2013
  • Education
  • Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education
The purpose of this article is to investigate whether, despite a shift in political and educational discourses over the last decades that suggests that Indigenous cultures and languages are recognized, any real change has occurred in terms of Indigenous education in Mexico. It is possible that official bilingual intercultural education is still just a goal. Data presented include four Indigenous students' accounts of their educational experiences in monolingual and bilingual schools. The… 

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