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Literature on Collaborative Research with Indigenous Communities

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.

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

Adams, David Wallace. Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928. Lawrence: University of Kansas, 1995. Historical Trauma

Aikenhead, Glen. Toward a First Nations Cross-Cultural Science and Technology Curriculum. Science Education 81 (1997):217–238. STEM

Aikenhead, Glen and Herman Michell. Bridging Cultures: Indigenous and Scientific Ways of Knowing Nature. Pearson, 2010. STEM

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

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

Battiste, Marie and James Youngblood Henderson, editors. Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge. Saskatoon: Purich Publishing Ltd., 2000. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty

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

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

Brown, Michael F. Who Owns Native Culture?  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty, Cultural Appropriation

Cajete, Gregory. Igniting the Sparkle: an Indigenous Science Education Model. Kivaki Press, 1999. STEM

——. Native science: Natural laws of Interdependence. Santa Fe, NM: Clear Light, 2000. STEM

Champagne, Duane. “Centering Indigenous Nations within Indigenous Methodologies.” Wicazo Sa Review 30, 1 (Spring 2015): 57-81. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty

Chilisa, Bagele. Indigenous Research Methodologies. Los Angeles: Sage, 2011. General Research

Dei, George J. Sefa and Dorothy Godlin-Rosenberg, editors. Indigenous Knowledges in Global Contexts. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000. General Research

Deloria, Philip J. Playing Indian. Yale University Press, 1999. General Research, Cultural Appropriation

Deloria, Jr., Vine. Red Earth, White Lies: Native Americans and the Myth of Scientific Fact. Fulcrum Publishing, 1997. General Research, STEM

Deloria, Jr., Vine and Wildcat, Daniel R. Power and place: Indian Education in America. Golden, CO: Fulcrum, 2001. General Research, STEM, Higher Education

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

Fanon, Frantz. The Wretched of the Earth. Translated by Richard Philcox. 1963. Reprint, Grove Press, 2005. General Research, Post-Colonialism

Fixico, Donald. The American Indian Mind in a Linear World: American Indian Studies and Traditional Knowledge. Routledge, 2003. General Research

Garroutte, Eva Marie. Real Indians: Identity and the Survival of Native America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty, Identity

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

Grande, Sandy. Red Pedagogy: Native American Social and Political Thought, 10th anniversary edition. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015. General Research, Higher Education

Indigenous Peoples: Language Guidelines, Version 2.0. The University of British Columbia, 2018. General Research, Writing.

Institute of Education Sciences. “Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives” NCES 2008-084. General Research, Higher Education

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

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

Kimmerer, Robin W. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2013. General Research, STEM

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

Kovach, Margaret. “Conversational Method in Indigenous Research.” First Peoples, Child & Family Review 5, 1 (2010): 40-48. General Research

——. Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts. 2009, reprint edition. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. General Research

Lambert, Lori. Research for Indigenous Survival: Indigenous Research Methodologies in the Behavioral Sciences. Pablo: Salish Kootenai College Press, 2014. General Research

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mihesuah, Devon Abbot, editor. Natives and Academics: Researching and Writing about American Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998. General Research, Higher Education

Moreton-Robinson, Aileen, editor. Critical Indigenous Studies: Engagements in First World Locations. Tucson: University of Arizona press, 2016. General Research

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

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

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

Reid, Alan, Kelley Teamey, and Justin Dillon. “Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Learning with Sustainability in Mind.” Trumpeter 18 (2002):113–136. STEM

Reyhner, Jon and Jeanne Eder. American Indian Education: A History, 2nd edition. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Historical Trauma, Education

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

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples, 2nd edition. New York: Zed Books, 2012. General Research, Tribal Sovereignty

Thornton, Russell, editor. Studying Native America: Problems and Prospects. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1998. General Research, Higher Education

Walter, Maggie and Chris Anderson, Indigenous Statistics: A Quantitative Research Methodology. New York: Routledge, 2013. General Research

Wilson, Shawn. Research is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2008. General Research

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

Windchief, Sweeney, and Tim San Pedro, editors. Applying Indigenous Research Methods: Storying with Peoples and Communities. Routledge, 2019. General Research

World Intellectual Property Association. Understanding Copyright and Related Rights. WIPO publication 909 E. Geneva: World Intellectual Property Organization 2006. General Research, Cultural Appropriation

Young, James O. and Conrad Brunk, editors. The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Cultural Appropriation

Younging, Gregory. Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous People. Edmonton: Brush Education, 2018. General Research, Writing