Some honest talk about Non-Indigenous Education; Our Schools Our Selves. Winter 2011. Vol.20, No.2, pp.19-34


This narrowness is not by accident — it is by design. Big “E”Education has to limit who gets in and what it does in order tobe able to confer both valuable credentials on its graduates, andlegitimacy on the subjects under its gaze.Ask the Oppenheimerfamily how DeBeers made its fortune with diamonds: to makesomething valuable you have to make it scarce.If we read between the lines of thi sAccord,