School history in interethnic and intercultural contexts of the Mapuche

Omar Turra About the author

ABSTRACT:

The article presents results of a study that aimed at inquiring into the meanings regarding school history and teaching, including students belonging to the Mapuche territorial identities Mapuche-Lafkenche (Tirúa) and Mapuche-pehuenche (Alto Biobío) in the context of their training in the Chilean school system. The study was conducted using a qualitative methodology with a design case study, by means of a group discussion technique for collecting information. The results show a lack of appreciation of the learning sector, weak significance of proposals thematic, and the presence of conflict and discrimination in their teaching.

Keywords:
School history; Original populations; Mapuche students; Interethnic and intercultural context

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