Challenging Eurocentric Ideas

The biggest way that mathematics in the Inuit Community challenges Eurocentric ideas is with base 20 counting. The idea of using fingers and toes to count makes all the sense in the world when you think about where that it came from and the reasoning for it. Gale explained during her lecture how the base … Continue reading Challenging Eurocentric Ideas

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Single Stories

The single story that really stands out to me is the one of Canadian history. Until I got to university, I never really realized that the history I had been taught is history from one point of view -- white, male, European settler. What it meant to be Canadian when I went to school is … Continue reading Single Stories