MANY OF THE concepts that are the foundation of the outdoor/experiential education movement - service-learning, self-directed learning, mentoring, challengebased learning, and so on - have parallels in Native American traditions. The National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) has identified and implemented several traditional Native American approaches to teaching and learning that both affirm the group identity of our people and can help rebuild our communities through the efforts of our young people.
Hall, McLellan, "Gadugi: A Model of
Service--Leaming for Native
American Communities" (1991). Tribal Nations Documents. 22.