Acknowledgments Prologue Introduction * Indigenous and Qualitative Inquiry: A Round Dance? * Creating Indigenous Research Frameworks* Epistemology and Research: Centring Tribal Knowledge* Applying a Decolonizing Lens within Indigenous Research Frameworks* Story as Indigenous Methodology* Situating Self, Culture, and Purpose in Indigenous Inquiry* Indigenous Research Methods and Interpretation* Doing Indigenous Research in a Good Way-Ethics and Reciprocity* Situating Indigenous Research within the Academy Conclusion Epilogue References Index
'Indigenous Methodologies is an excellent contribution to the emerging literature through its focus on the links between epistemology and research methodology ... Written with both passion and reason, Indigenous Methodologies will resonate with researchers, students, and faculty working in this area.' -- David Newhouse, Indigenous Studies, Trent University 'Rather than insisting upon particular ways of knowing, Margaret Kovach creates the space to engage with and validate new (or more often, very old) ways of knowing in the context of academic research.' -- Naomi Adelson, York University
Margaret Kovach is an assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan.
'This engaging book should be read by all Indigenous students pursuing advance university degrees and everyone who conducts or reviews research in Indigenous communities... Kovach's work helps point us toward the new, mutually respectful forms of dialogue, research, theory, and action that we need to create to support Indigenous research.' -- T.J. Ferguson, Journal of Anthropological Research: vol67:2011 'I highly recommend this book to other researchers, particularly students, considering academic inquiry involving Indigenous peoples.' -- Ella Bennett The Canadian Geographer, vol 56:02:2012