Education Tensions Among the Bribri

  • Alí García SeguraEmail author
Part of the Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science book series (SACH, volume 8)


In the present transcribed, edited and annotated talk, ethnologist Alí García Segura, a member of the Bribri community of Coroma, delivers an important message exposing the contradictions of the educational system that result from the encounter of cultures. He aims to be the voice of those before him who were not heard, and his discussion invites us to rethink the role of official education in indigenous communities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Escuela de FilologíaUniversidad de Costa RicaSan JoséCosta Rica

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