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About Jon Reyhner, Ed.D.

Jon Reyhner teaches at Northern Arizona University (NAU). He has written extensively on Indigenous education and language revitalization, including co-authoring Language and Literacy Teaching for Indigenous Education and American Indian Education: A History. He maintains an American Indian Education website at with links to full text on-line copies of his ten co-edited books on language revitalization and culture-based education published by NAU. One of his newest books is Teaching Indigenous Students: Honoring Place, Community, and Culture published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

Show Highlights

  • The origins of American Indian Boarding Schools
  • What went wrong with boarding schools
  • Current status of boarding schools and the appeal to attend
  • What’s going right with boarding schools today

Connect with Jon

American Indian and Indigenous Education

Additional Resources

American Indian Boarding Schools: What Went Wrong? What Is Going Right?

Teaching Indigenous Students: Honoring Place, Community, and Culture

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