Strategy and Resistance: How Native American Students Engage in Accommodation in Mainstream Schools

Masta, S. (2018). Strategy and resistance: How Native American students engage in accommodation in mainstream schools. Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 49(1), 21-35.

This article explores the experiences of a group of Native American 8th graders who attend a mainstream school and how they engage in accommodation as an act of agency and resistance to protect and maintain their identities in their school environment. By using Tribal Critical Race Theory to examine these experiences, this study raises important questions about how mainstream schools can support Native American students, despite serving as sites of colonization.

Key Words: Native American education, Tribal Critical Race Theory

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