Twenty-five kinds of Indigenous research projects

Claiming A methodology that makes “claims and assertions about our rights and dues… They teach both the non-Indigenous audience and the new generations of Indigenous peoples an official account of their collective story. But, importantly, it is a history which has no ending because it assumes that once justice has been done to the people […]

Claiming

A methodology that makes “claims and assertions about our rights and dues… They teach both the non-Indigenous audience and the new generations of Indigenous peoples an official account of their collective story. But, importantly, it is a history which has no ending because it assumes that once justice has been done to the people will continue their journey.” (Smith, 2012, pp. 240-241)

Testimonies

“Indigenous testimonies are a way of talking about an extremely painful event or series of events… A testimony is also a form through which the voice of a ‘witness’ is accorded space and protection… While the listener may ask questions, testimonies structure the responses, silencing certain types of questions and formalizing others” (Smith, 2012, p. 241).

Storytelling

Commentary to come.

Celebrating survival

Commentary to come.