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"Our knowledge does connect to mathematics": How the understanding of Cultural connectivity is being used to teach maths.

Response to The Australian 13/3/14: 'Indigenous culture in maths nonsense'

Dear Editor,
I would like to applaud Mr Warren Mundine and the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Council for ensuring that Indigenous Culture and Language is an integral part of the Australian Curriculum (Patricia Karvelas, “Warren Mundine: indigenous culture in maths nonsense”, 13/3); however, I disagree with the assertion that Indigenous perspectives should not be included in the maths and science curriculum since maths and science has no cultural basis.

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