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Re: CELEBRATING PLURALISM and appropriation.

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Diane C. Gregory, Ph.D. (dianegregory)
Wed, 12 Feb 1997 21:34:15 -0600

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>
>I don't want to merely wrestle with a philosophical problem. I'm really
>more concerned with finding an answer that I can live by as I teach. I am
>an Anglo teacher with 26 Mexican, 2 Lao, 1 Hmong, 1 Native American
>(non-Hopi) and 2 Anglo students (about 25% are mixed heritage). What do I
>teach culturally? How do I approach it? What do they emulate? Can I
>(Norwegian/Finnish-American) deal with Dia del Morte?, Native American,
>French, Asian, ????? HOW???

Perhaps this is too simple of an answer. Perhaps the answer lies in
celebrating our similarities rather than our differences.

Diane Gregory


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