Revista mexicana de investigación educativa
Print version ISSN 1405-6666
PACHECO LADRON DE GUEVARA, Lourdes C.; NAVARRO HERNANDEZ, María del Refugio and CAYEROS LOPEZ, Laura I.. Indian Peoples in Free Textbooks. RMIE [online]. 2011, vol.16, n.49, pp. 525-544. ISSN 1405-6666.
This project presents an analysis of the way free textbooks address Indian peoples and the implications for the formation of identity among students in basic education. Evidence is given of the texts' unique view of Indian peoples, since the construction of a homogeneous nation. A study was made of narrations that allude to the characteristics of today's indigenous population. The books used were the first- and second-grade books, and Historia (2002) for the fourth and sixth grades, prior to the Integral Reform of Basic Education; as well as Formación cívica y ética from the first and sixth grades, and the sixth-grade Historia (2009), after the Reform.
Keywords : multicultural education; basic education; textbooks; education for diversity; education and policy; México.