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Literature on Indigenous Research Methodologies and Related Topics

Selected Publications on Indigenous Research Methodologies and Related Topics

Keywords follow the entries to help researchers locate works relevant to their interests. Please note these keywords cannot adequately capture the contents of each work. Also, “general research” refers to content that addresses collaborative research, Indigenous research methodologies, critical research, and other topics related to research design.

  1. Absolon, Kathy and Cam Willet. “Putting Ourselves Forward: Location in Aboriginal Research.” In Research as Resistance. Edited by Leslie Brown and Susan Strega, 97-126. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 2005. General Research
  2. Atalay, Sonya. Community-Based Archaeology: Research with, by, and for Indigenous and Local Communities. Oakland: UC Press, 2012. Material Culture
  3. Adams, David Wallace. Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928. Lawrence: University of Kansas, 1995. Historical Trauma
  4. Aikenhead, Glen. Toward a First Nations Cross-Cultural Science and Technology Curriculum. Science Education 81 (1997):217–238. STEM
  5. Aikenhead, Glen and Herman Michell. Bridging Cultures: Indigenous and Scientific Ways of Knowing Nature. Pearson, 2010. STEM
  6. Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies. Ethical Principles for the Conduct of Research in the North.  Ottawa: Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies, 2003. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty
  7. Australian Human Rights Commission. The Community Guide to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Canberra: Australian Human Rights Commission, 2010. Tribal Sovereignty
  8. Battiste, Marie and James Youngblood Henderson, editors. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge. Saskatoon: Purich Publishing Ltd., 2000. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty
  9. Boyer, Paul, editor. Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science: The Integration of Native Knowledge in Math and Science at Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities. Pablo: Salish Kootenai College Press, 2010. STEM
  10. Brayboy, Bryan, Amy Fann, Angelina Castagno, and Jessica Solyom, editors. “Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: Higher Education for Nation Building and Self-Determination.” Special Issue, AEHE 37, 5 (2005). Higher Education, Tribal Sovereignty
  11. Brown, Michael F. Who Owns Native Culture?  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty, Cultural Appropriation
  12. Cajete, Gregory. Igniting the Sparkle: an Indigenous Science Education Model. Kivaki Press, 1999. STEM
  13. ——. Native science: Natural laws of Interdependence. Santa Fe, NM: Clear Light, 2000. STEM
  14. Champagne, Duane. “Centering Indigenous Nations within Indigenous Methodologies.” Wicazo Sa Review 30, 1 (Spring 2015): 57-81. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty
  15. Chilisa, Bagele. Indigenous Research Methodologies. Los Angeles: Sage, 2011. General Research
  16. Dei, George J. Sefa and Dorothy Godlin-Rosenberg, editors. Indigenous Knowledges in Global Contexts. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000. General Research
  17. Deloria, Philip J. Playing Indian. Yale University Press, 1999. General Research, Cultural Appropriation
  18. Deloria, Jr., Vine. Red Earth, White Lies: Native Americans and the Myth of Scientific Fact. Fulcrum Publishing, 1997. General Research, STEM
  19. Deloria, Jr., Vine and Wildcat, Daniel R. Power and place: Indian Education in America. Golden, CO: Fulcrum, 2001. General Research, STEM, Higher Education
  20. Ermine, Willie. “Aboriginal Epistemology.” In First Nations Education in Canada: The Circle Unfolds. Edited by Marie Battiste and Jean Barman. Vancouver: UBC Press: 1995. General Research
  21. Fanon, Frantz. The Wretched of the Earth. Translated by Richard Philcox. 1963. Reprint, Grove Press, 2005. General Research, Post-Colonialism
  22. Fixico, Donald. The American Indian Mind in a Linear World: American Indian Studies and Traditional Knowledge. Routledge, 2003. General Research
  23. Friere, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Seabury Press, 1970. General Research, Post-Colonialism
  24. Garroutte, Eva Marie. Real Indians: Identity and the Survival of Native America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty, Identity
  25. González y González, Elsa. M. and Yvonna S. Lincoln. “Decolonizing Qualitative Research:  Non-traditional Reporting Forms in the Academy.” Forum: Qualitative Research 7, no. 4 (2006). General Research
  26. Grande, Sandy. Red Pedagogy: Native American Social and Political Thought, 10th anniversary edition. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015. General Research, Higher Education
  27. Indigenous Peoples: Language Guidelines, Version 2.0. The University of British Columbia, 2018. General Research, Writing.
  28. Institute of Education Sciences. “Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives” NCES 2008-084. General Research, Higher Education
  29. Hogue, Michelle. “Academic and STEM Success: Pathways to Indigenous Sovereignty.” In Routledge Handbook of Critical Indigenous Studies. Edited by Brendan Hokowhitu, Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Linda Tuhiwai-Smith, Chris Andersen, and Steve Larkin. Routledge, 2021. Higher Education, STEM, Tribal Sovereignty
  30. Johnston-Goodstar, Kate. “Decolonizing Evaluation: The Necessity of Evaluation Advisory Groups in Indigenous Evaluation.” New Directions for Evaluation, Special Issue, Evaluation Advisory Groups 2012, issue 136 (Winter 2012). 109-117. General Research
  31. Kalt, Joseph P. and William Singer. Myths and Realities of Tribal Sovereignty: The Law and Economics of Indian Self-Rule. Faculty Research Working Papers Series. Cambridge: John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University: 2004. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty
  32. Kimmerer, Robin W. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2013. General Research, STEM
  33. Kirkness, Verna J. and Ray Barnhardt. “First Nations and Higher Education: The Four R’s–Respect, Relevance, Reciprocity, and Responsibility.” Journal of American Indian Education 30, 3 (May 1001): 1-15. General Research, Higher Education
  34. Kovach, Margaret. “Conversational Method in Indigenous Research.” First Peoples, Child & Family Review 5, 1 (2010): 40-48. General Research
  35. ——. Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts. 2009, reprint edition. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. General Research
  36. Lambert, Lori. Research for Indigenous Survival: Indigenous Research Methodologies in the Behavioral Sciences. Pablo: Salish Kootenai College Press, 2014. General Research
  37. Lokensgard, Kenneth. H. “The Ontological Turn, Indigenous Research, and Niitsitapi  Protocols of Reciprocity. “ In Rethinking Relations and Animism: Personhood and Materiality. Edited by Graham Harvey and Miguel Aguilera. Routledge, 2018. General Research
  38. Lomawaima, K. Tsianina and Brenda J. Child, editors. Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1879-2000. Phoenix: Heard Museum, 2000. General Research, Historical Trauma
  39. Lowan, Greg. “Expanding the Conversation: Further Explorations into Indigenous Environmental Science Education Theory, Research, and Practice.” Cultural Studies of Science Education 7 (2012): 71–81. General Research, STEM, Higher Education
  40. Marshall, Albert and Murdena Marshall. “Two-eyed seeing in the Classroom Environment: Concepts, Approaches, and Challenges.” Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education 9. STEM, Education
  41. McCoy, Kate, Eve Tuck, and Marcia McKenzie, editors. Land Education: Rethinking Pedagogies of Place from Indigenous, Postcolonial, and Decolonizing Perspectives. Routledge, 2016.(2009): 141-153. General Research, Higher Education
  42. Medin, Douglas and Megan Bang. Who’s asking?: Native Science, Western Science and Science Education. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2014. General Research, STEM, Higher Education
  43. Mihesuah, Devon Abbot, editor. Natives and Academics: Researching and Writing about American Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998. General Research, Higher Education
  44. Moreton-Robinson, Aileen, editor. Critical Indigenous Studies: Engagements in First World Locations. Tucson: University of Arizona press, 2016. General Research
  45. Nason, James. “Traditional Property and Modern Laws: the Need for Native American Community and Intellectual  Property Rights Legislation.” Stanford Law and Policy Review 12 (Spring 2001): 255-266. General Research, Cultural Appropriation
  46. National Congress of American Indians. Research that Benefits Native People: A Guide for Tribal Leaders, Module One. Washington, DC: National Congress of American Indian Policy Research Center, 2009. General Research
  47. Norman, Emma S. “Standing Up for Inherent Rights: The Role of Indigenous-Led Activism in Protecting Sacred Waters and Ways of Life,” Society & Natural Resources 30, 4 (2017): 537-553. General Research, STEM
  48. Reid, Alan, Kelley Teamey, and Justin Dillon. “Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Learning with Sustainability in Mind.” Trumpeter 18 (2002):113–136. STEM
  49. Reyhner, Jon and Jeanne Eder. American Indian Education: A History, 2nd edition. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Historical Trauma, Education
  50. Solomon, Teisha G. Arumbula and Leslie L. Randall, editors. Conducting Health Research with Native American Communities. Washington, DC: APHA Press, 2014. General Research, STEM, Health Sciences
  51. Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples, 2nd edition. New York: Zed Books, 2012. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty
  52. Thornton, Russell, editor. Studying Native America: Problems and Prospects. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1998. General Research, Higher Education
  53. Walter, Maggie and Chris Anderson, Indigenous Statistics: A Quantitative Research Methodology. New York: Routledge, 2013. General Research
  54. Wilson, Shawn. Research is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2008. General Research
  55. Windchief, Sweeney, and Karlene Hoo, editors. Indigenous Communities and Access to Graduate Degrees in STEM. New Directions for Higher Education 2019, 187 (Fall 2019). STEM, Higher Education
  56. Windchief, Sweeney, and Tim San Pedro, editors. Applying Indigenous Research Methods: Storying with Peoples and Communities. Routledge, 2019. General Research
  57. World Intellectual Property Association. Understanding Copyright and Related Rights. WIPO publication 909 E. Geneva: World Intellectual Property Organization 2006. General Research, Cultural Appropriation
  58. Young, James O. and Conrad Brunk, editors. The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Cultural Appropriation
  59. Younging, Gregory. Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous People. Edmonton: Brush Education, 2018. General Research, Writing

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