Writing a critical paper about the article that is attached below. Example: EDU

Writing a critical paper about the article that is attached below.
EDU 310: Critical Response, Week 3
The article Why Don’t More Indians Do Better in School? The Battle Between U.S. Schooling & American Indian/Alaska Native Education by Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy and K. Tsianina Lomawaima, they talk about the differences between education and schooling in terms of Indigenous Education. The article also talks about who gets to decide what is taught and what isn’t. In one of my other music education classes, we talked about who and what decides what we choose to teach, and how it relates to music. It is a difficult question to answer. Why are certain parts of history left out? Why is certain music left out of traditional repertoire? Why do we only read books by old white guys in school? I didn’t learn about Indian Boarding Schools until I was a freshman in college, even though they happened while I was studying WWI in 5th grade. Typically, those who suffer the most through history have the least of their stories told. In the next article, The Hidden Half: A History of Native American Women’s Education, Deirdre A. Almeida provides a deeper dive into the side of Native American women’s education, which has largely been forgotten. As opposed to the previous article, where we heard about men’s experiences in the boarding schools, in this article we hear more about women’s experiences. The author argues that European American education has been a key part in silencing Native American women. This is a predicament, because typically education and knowledge are seen as having the ability to let someone learn and have their own thoughts and have their voice be heard. However, this is not, and never was, the case for everyone. One thing I learned through this article was that Native American women hold just as important jobs in their societies as Native American men can. Through our European American history, we typically only hear about the male leaders. Why women were left out of the narrative could be because they were not allowed by white people to tell their own individual stories.

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