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Article Title

la womb de mi labor

Keywords

holistic education, spirituality and education, transformative education, heritage, Borikén, caribbean, spirit, healing, ancestors, boricua, voice, journey, disconnection, sacred, non-violence, otherness, wholeness colonization

Document Type

Speech

Streaming Media

Abstract

Conventional education teaches and reinforces disconnection from ourselves and disengagement from the world. This presentation considers power, privilege, and the act of listening in educational settings and identity development and explores the importance of holistic education for transforming self and society. Through a personal journey that interweaves the complexities of colonial history, heritage and identity with spirit and healing; we invite all to engage inwardly with the suffering implicit in our existence in order to reconnect with the wholeness that enables our shared journey towards healing.

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Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

Type

Text

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