Indigenous knowledge and education from the Quechua community to school: beyond the formal/non-formal dichotomy

  title={Indigenous knowledge and education from the Quechua community to school: beyond the formal/non-formal dichotomy},
  author={Elizabeth Sumida Huaman and Laura Alicia Valdiviezo},
  journal={International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education},
  pages={65 - 87}
In this article, we propose to approach Indigenous education beyond the formal/non-formal dichotomy. We argue that there is a critical need to conscientiously include Indigenous knowledge in education processes from the school to the community; particularly, when formal systems exclude Indigenous cultures and languages. Based on ethnographic fieldwork in Quechua schools and communities, our examination of policy and teachers in the formal setting reveals overall contradictions towards practice… 

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