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Henry H. Fowler

 Henry H. Fowler 

Henry H. Fowler

Henry H. Fowler is from Tonalea, Arizona. He is a member of the Navajo Tribe. He is the Chair of the Diné Studies department of Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, New Mexico and an associate professor of Diné Studies and Mathematics. Dr. Fowler is born for Bitter-water and born into Zuni-Edgewater; his maternal grandparents are the Manygoats People, and his paternal grandparents are the Red-running-into-the-water People. He started his formal education at the age of four at Kaibeto Boarding School in Kaibeto, Arizona. He received his Bachelor’s degree in mathematics education and Master’s degree in Education from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, and received his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Change from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California. He has been teaching math for over 20 years. Dr. Fowler is the co-founder of the Navajo Math Circles. The Navajo Math Circles provides teacher workshops for grades K–12 and works with over 40 mathematicians to promote math education for students of the Navajo Nation. His research interests lie in the area of ethnomathematics. Dr. Fowler’s passion is promoting math literacy and advocating for social justice through mathematics. He strongly supports relevant cultural materials to guide instruction.