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Creating Culturally Safe Learning Spaces and Indigenizing Higher Education

Kevin Brown

Abstract


The Indigenous Nations Library Program is a unique library program where advocating and creating culturally safe places for Indigenous people at the University of New Mexico is its hallmark mission and purpose. This article highlights why there is a need for creating culturally safe learning spaces is important. Furthermore, indigenizing higher education through spatial autonomy is a successful tool for integrating Western-academic thought with Indigenous livelihood.


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ISSN: 21586195

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