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Four Arrows (in press) “Greening the Curriculum for Sustainable Development” In The Encyclopedia of

Sustainability in Higher Education, (Ed.) Walter Leal Filho. New York: Springer Publishing.


Four Arrows (in press) “Curriculum Innovation for Sustainability” in The Encyclopedia of Sustainability

in Higher Education (Ed.) Walter Leal Filho. New York: Springer

Critical Pedagogy. San Francisco: Sage Publications

Four Arrows (in press) “Going Deeper: Using Indigenous Worldview to Actualize Holistic Education” in

(Eds) Jack Miller et al. International Handbook on Holistic Education. New York: Routledge


Four Arrows in press) “Peace with oneself and all of creation.” Spirit of Humanity Forum.


Four Arrows (2017) “It’s Not Natural!” in LGBT Hate: No Pulse on Our Campus. Ed (Virginia Stead).

New York: Peter Lang...

Four Arrows and Narvaez, D. (Oct,

Book Chapters 

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Four Arrows and Narvaez, D. (Oct, 2015)  “Reclaiming our Indigenous worldview: A more authentic baseline for Social/ecological justice work in education” in McCrary, N.E. and Ross, E. Wayne (eds) Working for social justice inside and outside the classroom: A community of students, teachers, researchers and activists. New York/Oxford: Peter Lang

Four Arrows (Final Draft Editing Process for invited chapter). “Worldview reflection in teacher education” in Harkins,M.J. Barchuk, S. &  Collister, R.  (eds.) International conversations of teacher educators: Collaborations in Education. Thousand Oaks; Sage Peer Reviewed E Book.

Four Arrows (first draft for invited chapter) “Worldview reflection as a missing link in holistic education” in Binder, M. Crowell, S. Miller, J., Nigh, K. & Novak, B. (Eds.) International handbook in holistic education. New York: Routledge

Four Arrows (aka Don Jacobs). (2015) “Ending Jim Crow with Worldview Studies: An Indigenous Perspective.{ In V. Stead (Series Ed.), Equity in higher education theory, policy, and praxis: Vol. 6 RIP Jim Crow: Fighting Racism through Higher Education Policy, Curriculum, and Cultural Interventions. New York, NY: Peter Lang

Four Arrows & Katz, S. R. (2015). Partnerships, Worldviews and “Primal Vibration” Lesson Plans. In B. L. Bartlet, D., Bennett, A. Power & N. Sunderland (Eds). Arts-Based Service Learning with First Peoples - Towards Respectful and Mutually Beneficial Educational Practices. New York: Springer. 

Four Arrows (2015). “Hegemonic barriers to the American EdD” in Stead, V. (Vol.Ed.) The education doctorate (Ed.D.): Issues of access, diversity, social justice and community leadership. In V. Stead (Series Ed) Higher education theory, policy, and praxis, Vol.5. New York: Peter Lang

Four Arrows (2014) “Native studies, praxis and the public good” in Social studies Curriculum: Purposes, problems and possibilities. E.Way Ross (Ed). New York: SUNY

Four Arrows (2014). The heart of Everything that Isn’t. The Untold Story of Anti-Indianism in Drury and Clavin’s Book on Red Cloud. Published in The Springer, September 21, 2014.

Four Arrows (2014, Sept) “”False Doctrine:” The Influence of Christianity on the Failure of Indigenous Political Will” in Critical Education Vol.5, No. 13

Four Arrows, (2014) “Resistance at the Roots: Indigenizing Mainstream Education

To End Neoliberal Violence in (Eds) Abendroth, Mark and Porfilio, Brad, School Against Neoliberal Rule: Educational Fronts for Local and Global Justice: A Reader. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

Four Arrows (2014) “Seven Ways Indigenous Spiritual Perspectives Can Improve Schooling for Survival, Peace, Health and Happiness” (2014) in Redefining Religious Education, Edited by Scherto Gill, New York: Palgrave McMillan

Four Arrows (2013) “Red Road Lost: A Story Based on True Events” in From Education to Incarceration, edited by Anthony J. Nocella II, Priya Parmar and David Stoval. New York: Routledge

Four Arrows (2011) “An Indigenous Perspective” in Ecopedagogy: Educating for Sustainability in Schools and Society (Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture) New York: Routledge

Four Arrows (2011)“The CAT-FAWN Connection” in Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival, edited by Oxford, R. and Lin, J. in Greening the Academy: Ecopedagogy through the Liberal Arts (editors:  Fassbinder, Nocella and Kahn)  

Four Arrows (2011).“Indigenous Spirituality as a Source for Peaceful Relations”(2010) In Brantmeier, Lin and Miller, Spirituality, Religions and Peace Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

Four Arrows. (2011). “Critical Neurophilosophy, Indigenous Wisdom and the CAT-FAWN Connection.” In Jing Lin and Rebecca Oxford (eds). Transformative Eco-Education for Human Survival. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

Four Arrows (Feb 2008) “Reading, Writing and Counter-Recruiting” in At Issue: Military Recruiters, (AIMR) Farmington Hills, Mich: Gale Publishing. 

Four Arrows (2009) “The Character Education Controversy”” in Battleground Schools: An Encyclopedia of Conflict and Controversy, Sandra Mathison & E. Wayne Ross (eds), Westport, CT: Greenwood/Praeger

Four Arrows (2005) “Plight of the Raramuri” in Echoes from the Poisoned Well: Global 

               Memories of Environmental Injustice, Ed. by Rosier, P.C. Landham: Roman and Littlefield


Four Arrows (2006) Four Arrows (2006) “War Games: Bizarre Coincidence or Something Else” in 9/11 and Political Economy. Amsterdam: Elseviere Science..

Four Arrows (2006) “Character Education as a Neo-Liberal Undertaking” in Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy, 2nd Edition, David Gabbard Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Four Arrows-(2007) “Indigenous Worldviews and Values,” “The Myth of the Nobel Savage,” and “Social Control and American Indians”. In The Encyclopedia of American Indian History. Ed. Steve Danforth and Bruce Johansen. Los Angeles: ABC-CIO.

Four Arrows-Jacobs, D. (2004) “Character Education: Coming Full Circle,” in Defending Public Schools-The Curriculum, ed by E.Wayne Ross, Praeger/Greenwood Publishers.

Four Arrows-Jacobs, D. (2004) “Way of the Brave” in Educating for Humanity, Heritage Institute, Seattle (other authors include Parker Palmer, Nel Noddings, Herb Kohl, Debbie Meier, Fritzoff Capra, Thomas Berry, Rachael Kessler and Chip Wood.)

Jacobs, D. (2003) “Forced Hegemony: Warnings and Solutions from Indian Country,” In Gabbard, D. (Ed.) Education as Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of Schooling,. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2003 (Other authors include Noam Chomsky, Michael Apple, Henry Giroux, etc.

Jacobs, D (2002), “Virtue Based Curriculum: The Process,” in Tom Allen’s Creating Sacred Places, National Indian School Board Association, Washington, D.C.

Jacobs, D. (1999) Shamanic Initiation. In Millman, D. and Childers, D. Divine Interventions: True Stories of Mystery and Miracles That Change Lives. Emmaus, Penn.: Daybreak Books.

Jacobs, D. (2005) A Reservation Perspective in Militarism In Education, published by Center for Critical Pedagogy, Tel Aviv

 Journal Articles (representativeFour Arrows (June 2017) “Deepening the Foundation of CPED’s Framework” in Impacting Education:

Journal on Transforming Professional Practice. (Eds) Schreiber, J and Perry, J.

Four Arrows (2016) “The CAT-FAWN connection: Using metacognition and Indigenous  worldview for more effective character education and human survival” in forthcoming peer-reviewed issue of Journal of moral education

Four Arrows. 2016. Invited paper for Carnegie CPED Journal.

Four Arrows. 2016. Invited paper and presentation for Fetzer Institute 

Four Arrows, Sept 28, 2013, “Does Christianity Continue to Stifle Indigenous Political Will” published in the peer reviewed Journal of Critical Education, UBC in (Date)

Four Arrows (June, 2013) “Rare Indigenous Victory Fosters Unprecedented Possibilities.” Truthout

Four Arrows and Jack Miller (Spring, 2012) “To Name the World: A Dialogue about Holistic and Indigenous Education in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice. Volume 25, Number 3 

Four Arrows (May, 2012) “The Problem and Other Poetry” in Peace Studies, Vol. 5, Issue 2

Four Arrows and Rafiq (Ced, 2011) “Classroom Silence on 9/11: A Failure of Education” in Journal of Critical Inquiry (JCI), Vol 9 (2), NUML

Four Arrows (Summer 2011) “The Missing Linking: Neuroscience and Indigenous Wisdom” Institute of Noetic Science Post

Four Arrows (2011) “Wolokokiapi as a Solution to Neo-Liberal and Neo-Conservative Ideology. In Peace Studies Journal, ed. By David Gabbard. Syracuse.

Four Arrows (March 15, 2010): “Anthropocentrism’s Antidote: Reclaiming Our Orientation to the Non-Human Teacher.” In Critical Education, Edited by E. Wayne Ross et al. University of British Columbia 

Four Arrows (Fall, 2006) “Deceptions of the Heart: Character Education as Fear of Nature in The Academic Journal of Public Resistance

Four Arrows and Judy Witt. (Spring, 2006)“Collaborative Action Learning and Leadership: A Feminist/Indigenous Model for Higher Education” Journal of Academic Leadership, Vol.3, Issue 2.

Four Arrows and Judy Witt. (Summer, 2006) “An Indigenous Perspective on Women’s Leadership.”  Advancing Women In Leadership Journal of Academic Leadership, Vol 21

Four Arrows (Spring, 2005) “Teaching Dangerously” in The Academic Journal of Public Resistance.

Four Arrows. (April, 2005) “Secret Clause in NCLB is a Killer.” High Country News, Arizona Sun and Syndicated 80 newspapers nationally, nominated for Pulitzer Prize in Critical Commentary Category.

Four Arrows. (Spring, 2005) “The Indigenous Factor: Successful Business and a Healthier World. Winds of Change.

Four Arrows (Spring, 2005) “An Indigneous Perspective on Character Education”. Woodbury Reports 

Four Arrows, (Fall 2004), “The Great Brain Robbery,” in Paths of Learning, Issue 20

Four Arrows, (Winter 2004)“Hand Raising,” in Paths of Learning, Issue 19

Four Arrows” (January 2004) “Healing American Indian and Alaska native Communities: How Schools Can Help” in ERIC/CRESS (AEL)

Four Arrows-Jacobs, Don Trent (Winter 2003), “Hard Knocks or Hope: The Parent’s Choice” in Paths of Learning, Issue No. 18.

White, C., Martin, J., Hays, P., Senese, G., Jacobs, D.T., Foley, J.A., Nuvayouma, D., & Riley-Taylor, E. (2003). “Confronting Tensions in Collaborative Postsecondary Indigenous Education Programs. American Indian &  Alaska Native Educational Research,” ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools (ERIC/CRESS). U.S. Department of Education Web site (

Jacobs, D. (2003) “Way of the Brave” in ORBIT-OISE/UT’s Magazine for Schools, Character Education Theme Issue, Canada, Vol. 33, No.2

Four Arrows-Jacobs, D.(Summer, 2003) “Challenging Ourselves First,” In Paths of Learning, Issue No. 17

Four Arrows-Jacobs, D.(Spring 2003), “Teaching From the Dream,” In Paths of Learning, Issue No.16

Jacobs, D. (Winter, 2003) “The Seventh What?” In Paths of Learning, Issue 15

Jacobs, D. (Autumn, 2002) “Coming Out of Trance,” In Paths of Learning, Issue No.14.

Jacobs, D. (June, 2002) “Teacher-Parent Partnerships: Making Community Education Real for Indigenous Families” in Issues in Indigenous Bilingual Education.

Jacobs, D. (Summer, 2002) “Stepping Stones and World Views” in Paths of Learning, Issue 13.

Reyhner, J. & Jacobs D. Preparing Teachers of American Indian and Alaska Native Students. (Summer, 2002), Action In Teacher Education, Vol. XXIV, No.2.

Jacobs, D. (, Spring, 2002) Spirituality in Education: A Matter of Significance for American Indian Cultures. In Paths of Learning, Issue 9.

Jacobs, D. & Reyhner, J. (Jan, 2002) Preparing Teachers to Support American Indian and Alaskan Native Student Success (ERIC Digest) Charleston, WV: ERIC Clearinghouse for Rural Education and Small Schools.

Jacobs, D. (Spring 2001) “On Being Indian” in Red Ink. Journal of the American Indian Studies Program, University of Arizona. 

Jacobs, D. (2001) The Red Road: The Indigenous Worldview as a Prerequisite for Effective Character Education. Paths of Learning.

Jacobs, D. (2001) The Indigenous Worldview as a Prerequisite for Effective Civic Learning in Higher Education. Journal of College and Character, Vol. 2.

Jacobs, D. (1996) Mining the Gold. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Vol. 4, Issue 4.    

Jacobs, D. (1996) The Red Flags of Persuasion. ETC.: A Review of General Semantics, Vol. 52, No. 2.

Jacobs, D. (1994) Focus on the Positive: The Language of Treatment for Youth Who Have Sexually Offended. Caring (Journal of the National Association of Services for Children), Vol. X, No 2.

Jacobs, D. (1994) Lost Youth or Criminals: The Contrasting Views of Brendtro and Samenow. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems.

Jacobs, D. (1989) Healing Words. Journal of Wilderness First Aid. 

Jacobs, D. (1989) Healing Words. American Survival Guide.

Jacobs, D. (1988) Hypnosis for Medical Emergencies in the Wilderness. Response. Journal of the National Association for Search and Rescue. Vol. 7, #4.

Jacobs, D. (1987) Altered States. Emergency. The Journal of the Emergency Medical Services.

Jacobs, D. (1987) Alarm Stress. Fire Command. 

Jacobs, D. (1987) Vital Aid for Emergencies. California Fireman. 

Jacobs, D. (1984) Emergency Hypnosis. Emergency Magazine.

Jacobs, D. (1982) Happy Exercise: An Effective Approach to Health Education for Children. Journal of Humanistic Education and Development.

Jacobs D. (1980) Opening Doors to Fitness. The Journal of Physical Education.

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