VIDS Discussion Evening: Multilingual Education Contributes to Cultural Preservation

The longer children are taught in their mother tongue, the better they perform in school. In addition, they learn more about their own culture, and appreciate it more. This was the outcome of a debate on intercultural multilingual education that took place on July 31, 2013. At the Venezuelan Cultural Institute in…

Inter Continental Network of Indigenous teachers gathered in Tikal, Guatemala

In November 2012, the third meeting of intercontinental indigenous teachers from North-, Central- and South-America was held. Teachers from countries including Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Peru and Chile gathered in Tikal, the ancient Maya city in Guatemala. Ellen-Rose Kambel represented the Rutu Foundation during this special meeting and was joined by Jean…